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How to Know If an Acne Product Has What It Claims

Overview When you're buying an over-the-counter acne cream or wash, it's important to be certain that the product actually contains the ingredients it says it does. Any product that claims it treats a condition (such as acne) has to follow certain...

Systematic Products to Take for Acne

Systemic treatment may be needed to resolve acne that's moderate to severe. "Systemic" means that the medication works internally, says the American Academy of Dermatology, where treatment is offered in the form of oral medication, rather than a topi...

How to Make Acne Go Away with Products Around the House

Overview Acne is a common skin condition that is typically treated with over-the-counter, commercially produced skin care products that contain strong chemical ingredients. These ingredients are designed to kill off acne-causing bacteria and to dry...

How to Clear Acne With Products Around the House

Overview Acne usually results from excessive oil on the face, preventing dead skin cells from shedding. These cells accumulate and block pores, creating an environment where anaerobic bacteria that cause acne can grow. Acne is most prevalent in tee...

OTC Products for Acne

Acne occurs when sebum produced by the body's oil glands mixes with dead skin cells or dirt and clogs pores. The clogged pores become swollen, red and irritated, and bacteria begin to multiply and increase irritation. Unless acne is severe, over-the-...

How to Cover Acne With Simple Products

Overview Young women who are suffering from acne outbreaks want to cover up the blemishes while still presenting an attractive face to the public. Some of these women make the mistake of vigorously rubbing their skin as they wash and treat their sk...

About Exposed Acne Products

Overview Exposed acne treatment is one of the top-selling acne products on the market today. Through a combination of "powerful scientific actives" and "soothing natural extracts" it claims to treat and prevent acne "in ways that were previously th...

Good Products for Acne

Acne is a common skin problem that occurs when excess skin oil, called sebum, combines with dead cells on your skin to produce hard plugs in your follicles. This creates a mild form of acne called a comedone (blackheads and whiteheads). Over time, co...

How to Clear Your Acne Using Common Home Products

Overview Pimples and breakouts are a common skin condition that is usually treated with chemical acne products, such as benzoyl peroxide cream or salicylic acid. For people suffering with both acne breakouts and sensitive or aging skin, using chemi...

Different Kinds of Acne Products

With nearly endless options available for both over-the-counter and prescription acne treatment products, it's difficult to know which ones to use for what purposes, not to mention which ones actually work. The Mayo Clinic explains the four ways in w...