Accutane: Effective But Risky

Posted by on December 21, 2010
Is Accutane Really Safe To Use? There is a lot of debate and discussion about treating acne and pimples. Solutions and breakthroughs were also presented and one of them is Accutane. So what is Accutane? And is it a safe alternative for treating acnes and pimples? Accutane is a 100% isotretinoin, which is a prescription acne treatment pill derived from...
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Look How You Feel With Microdermabrasion Dreaming of a flawless, vibrant and radiant skin? Tired of using various anti-aging and pore cleansing products and still no sign of progression on your skin? If you too want a wrinkle free, refreshing skin, think of a microdermabrasion facial, a new skincare treatment that leaves skin with a fresher and more...
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A shelf full of pore cleansers With all of the pore cleansers on the market, it is difficult to decide which is best for you.  While modern face washes and cleansers are very effective at treating excess oil, break outs, blackheads and blemishes, many contain very powerful chemicals and even acids.  Many people prefer to use products with ingredients...
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What exactly is exfoliation? Exfoliation is the process of pore cleansing that removes dead skin cells from the outermost layer of the skin.  When done properly exfoliation can help clean pores, remove excess oil and dead cells and leave the skin looking better, feeling smoother, and begin reversing the development of blackheads and whiteheads. The...
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How To Safely Clean Pores

Posted by on December 13, 2010
A Simple, No Hassle Pore Cleansing Technique The safest way to clean and minimize the appearance of pores is to have a consistent skin care regimen that you use every day.   The best skin care program takes into account your symptoms, as well as your genetic skin type.  See How To Determine Your Skin Type for more information about your skin.  Once...
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Chemical Peels: Benefits vs. Risks

Posted by on December 13, 2010
Is A Chemical Peel Right For Me? A chemical peel is a procedure using an acid mixture to remove the outer layers of the skin.  Chemical facial peel’s can generally be administered by your cosmetic dermatologist as an outpatient procedure, as an effective treatment for fine wrinkles, blemishes, and acne scarring. A chemical peel is a procedure for...
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What Causes Clogged Pores?

Posted by on December 13, 2010
What are the symptoms of clogged pores? The clinical term for clogged pores is comedone.  Symptoms include blackheads, which are incomplete blockage of a pore, whiteheads which are a complete blockage of the pore, or pimples, which are red inflammations of the skin where oil is building up under the skin. What is a pore? A pore is any opening on the...
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Top 5 Pore Minimizing Myths

Posted by on December 13, 2010
A quick search around the Internet will reveal many articles and products promising “pore minimizing” results.  In fact drug stores often have entire shelves dedicated to pore minimizers.  However, the fact is, you have no control over the actual size of your pores.  Some people were born with large pores, and some were born with small pores. ...

How To Determine Your Skin Type

Posted by on December 13, 2010
The first step to having clear, healthy, beautiful skin is to determine what type of skin you have.  We are born with our skin type, and there is not much we can do to change it.  Your best chance to have the skin you want is to develop a routine that is designed for you, and your skin care needs.  There is a simple test you can do at home to determine...
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