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How to Pop a Zit (The Doc

Corbis You’ve been warned and yet you still pick at your pimples? No guilt! “It’s a habit that’s hard to kick, so your best bet is to learn how to do it without damaging skin,” says Joshua Zeichner, MD, director of cosmetic and clinical research in the department of dermatology …

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5 Healthy Eating Tips to Banish Acne

Getty Think you are the only person in the universe dealing with adult acne? Well, you’ve got company. Clinical acne affects 45% of women ages 21 to 30, 26% of women ages 31 to 40, and 12% of women ages 41 to 50, according to a study by Massachusetts General Hospital. …

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Hot Ingredient: Can You Fight Acne With Oxygen?

Oxygen facials at the spa? So last year. These days, you can buy creams, foundations, and other products enhanced with oxygen, which may lead to brighter, clearer skin. (Most contain hydrogen peroxide, which ultimately breaks down into oxygen and water.) “Acne comes from bacteria, and hydrogen peroxide has antimicrobial properties, …

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How to Get Rid of Blackheads for Good

Q: Why do I keep getting blackheads and how do I get rid of them?A: Blackheads are a type of acne. Normally, older skin cells work their way to the top surface of the skin and shed on a daily basis. In acne-prone skin, this process breaks down, and skin …

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4 Skin Problems You Can Get on Your Butt

Skin problems can happen anywhere on your body—and that includes your butt. From acne to stretch marks and everything in between, see how to treat and prevent these common skin problems down below. Pimples What they are: Small red lesions on your skin. Though you normally see them on your …

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Butt Facials Are Now a Thing

Just when you thought you’d heard it all, there’s a new beauty trend on the up and up: butt facials. “I got this idea last May, when I had a client come in expressing concern about some acne on her butt,” says Molly Lamb, owner of Skin by Molly in …

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How to Treat Hormonal Acne Without Birth Control

Ever feel like you’re 30 going on 13, thanks to your skin? Dealing with pimples as an adult is so not fair. Acne is a teenage problem after all, right? Not necessarily: According to research in the Journal of Women’s Health, 26% of women in their 30s battle breakouts. “It’s …

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Find the Perfect Sunscreen for Your Skin

Fact: everyone needs a daily sunscreen. But the thing is, sunscreen is not one-size-fits-all. Plus, who wants to buy two products when you can buy one? Thanks to all the new multitasking sunscreen formulas, you can do just that. Here are some of our favorite SPF solutions, matched with common …

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Could This Important Vitamin Play a Role in Acne Outbreaks?

By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) — New research suggests that high levels of vitamin B12 may affect germ activity in certain people, boosting the odds that they’ll develop acne. However, it’s too early to say if anyone should cut down on their vitamin B12 intake …

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