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Compliance. Unfortunately, acne does not clear up in 1 week – or 6 for that matter. It can take up to 12 weeks to see the full effect of your acne treatment! It is extremely important to be consistent and persistent with use of both topical and oral (pills) medications. Get into a routine of Read More →

Easy Tips for Treating Acne With kids heading back to school, it is a great time to talk about acne. Acne affects so many people, of all ages too.  Acne occurs when pores are blocked by oils, skin cells, and normal bacteria, causing inflammation. It may be a skin issue, but it can affect someone’s Read More →

Get the upper hand on acne – tackle the clogged pores All acne lesions start with what is called the micro-comedome which goes on to be a comedome or clogged pore. Comedomes form from upper skin cell layers sticking together and not sloughing off, thus blocking the pore and causing build up of oil and Read More →

With kids heading back to school, it is a great time to talk about acne. Acne affects so many people, of all ages too. Acne occurs when pores are blocked by oils, skin cells, and normal bacteria, causing inflammation. It may be a skin issue, but it can affect someone’s social life, confidence, ability to Read More →

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We have added the Clarisonic Mia & Pro to our practice! You may ask…Why Clarisonic?  This is why! 6 times more makeup removal than manual cleansing 2 times more sebum removal than manual cleansing 61% greater Vitamin C absorption after use 81% of men who used  Clarisonic with their shaving lubricant reported an improvement in Read More →

Laurie-Nelson

In general, the food you eat is not thought to make acne worse or better, but a recent report questions the role of chocolate in worsening acne – specifically chocolate made of 100% cacao. Previous studies have not shown a link between acne and chocolate, but these negative studies were conducted with chocolate candy, which Read More →

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So you have been diligent about using your acne creams but are still having significant breakouts – what next? Often additional measures are needed to get the best results. Acne facials are not just a luxury – they are frequently essential to clear clogged pores or blackheads known medically as comedomes. Chemical peels can penetrate Read More →