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Chemical Peels Chemical Peels for Acne Chemical peels work by chemically exfoliating the top layers of skin. This has been shown to reduce acne. However, chemical peels on their own normally... August 24,2018
Scar Treatments Acne Scar Treatments There are numerous acne scar treatments that do help. Read through this page to understand what type of scarring you have, available scar treatments for your skin's unique topography, and advice on finding the right doctor to perform your chosen procedure. February 14,2019
Oils Topical Olive Oil and Acne People have applied olive oil to the skin for centuries. It is healing and healthy in several ways. However, when it comes to acne, it is likely a bad choice, since it has been shown to be slightly comedogenic (pore-clogging). September 05,2018
Spot Treatment Does Ice Help to Heal Acne? The application of cold temperatures reduces inflammation, as seen in soft tissue injuries such as sprained ankles. The same is true of the skin. Icing acne lesions should reduce inflammation and hasten healing. It is particularly effective when applied at the early onset of a pimple. September 05,2018
At Home Treatments Can Witch Hazel Help Acne? Witch hazel comes in two forms: (1) witch hazel water, and (2) witch hazel cream. Witch hazel water is the witch hazel most people are familiar with that is sold in drugstores. It may be anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial, both of which could potentially help with acne, but don't expect miracles. September 29,2018
At Home Treatments Alternative Therapies for Acne Meditation/yoga, acupuncture, eating healthy, and exercise all help reduce inflammation in the body. Since acne is at its core an inflammatory disease, these "alternative therapies" might help reduce acne symptoms. September 15,2018