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5 Things You Need to Know About Hidradenitis Suppurativa

1. Hidradenitis Suppurativa Is a Severe Type of Acne Acne occurs when hair follicles become clogged and lead to build-up of sebum and bacteria of sebaceous glands. Hidradenitis suppurativa is a chronic inflammatory skin condition similar to acne th...

Jojoba Oil Face Treatment

Overview A botanical extract from the jojoba tree, jojoba oil is technically a wax ester and not an oil. According to acne.org, jojoba oil most closely mimics the natural oils found on human skin, more than any other compound found in nature. This...

Jojoba Oil As a Face Moisturizer

Overview Jojoba oil (pronounced "ho-HO-bah") offers an ideal skin solution for you if you suffer from acne-riddled, prematurely aging or otherwise problematic skin and mistakenly believe you cannot safely use oil to moisturize your face. This "oil"...

How to Clean Your Face With Mineral Oil

Overview Mineral oil has been used in cosmetic products for more than 100 years. It is the product of distilled petroleum, and because of its origins has been the subject of several myths and accusations by both natural product companies and advoca...

How to Reduce the Size of Oil Glands on the Face

Overview Everyone has oil glands on their faces. Also called sebaceous glands, they help to provide your skin with moisture. However, if overactive, your oil glands can leave your skin looking shiny and oily all the time, with your pores appearing...

Essential Oils & the Face

Overview Essential oils have been used for thousands of years and can be traced back to the Chinese, Egyptians and Greeks. Essential oils are potent liquid extracts derived from the leaves, stems, blossoms and seeds of specific plants. Essential oi...

The Best Oil-Free Face Lotions

Even your oily skin can become dry and need moisturizing. Many facial moisturizers contain oil-based ingredients and are too heavy for skin that's already oily. Instead, opt for a moisturizer that's made without oil and formulated specifically for th...

Oil-Free Face Creams

Face creams often depend on various kinds of oils to moisturize the skin's surface. This is fine, unless you already have oily skin or suffer from acne. In such scenarios, the oils can be too heavy for your skin or will clog your pores and help creat...

Tips to Control Face Oil at Home

Whether you have oily skin year-round or just when the weather gets hot outside, preventing acne breakouts and eliminating shine are likely to be your major skin care goals. Everyone's skin produces oil, which is necessary to keep your skin healthy a...

Face Oil & Acne

Overview Acne is caused by many factors, and oily skin is one of them. There are certain types of products specifically designed for different types of skin. With the proper skin-care regimen, you can eliminate oily skin and have acne-free skin....