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The benefits of using beta-hydroxy acid in your skincare routine

Battling acne breakouts? Beta-hydroxy acids might just be what you’re looking for!

Nov 11 • 5 min read
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Azelaic acid: how this topical ingredient can treat acne, dark spots, and more

This multitasking skincare ingredient treats acne, dark spots, and rosacea.

Nov 9 • 5 min read
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Is vitamin C good for acne? Everything you need to know

You might know that vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant, but here’s how it may help acne-prone skin.

Nov 8 • 6 min read
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How to fade dark spots on the back

Hyperpigmentation (aka dark spots) is painless and usually harmless, but there are ways to help reduce its appearance.

Nov 7 • 6 min read
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How to treat red spots on your skin

Red spots are a common skin concern, but the good news is that they can be treatable.

Oct 27 • 5 min read
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What helps clear facial acne? Here’s what we know

The products you use (and how you use them) make a big difference—we’ll show you why!

Oct 24 • 8 min read
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What causes pimples on the nose—and how to treat them

Your go-to guide for all your nose acne questions.

Oct 19 • 6 min read
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and acne

PCOS, acne, and how they're related

This hormonal disorder can increase breakouts—luckily, certain acne treatments can help.

Sep 23 • 10 min read
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How to treat acne bumps on your forehead

Banishing pimples on your forehead might be as simple as changing your hair products.

Sep 22 • 8 min read
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Some of the best treatments for breakouts, according to skincare experts

Don’t pop your pimples! Instead, try one of these proven OTC or prescription treatments.

Sep 22 • 7 min read
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The benefits and side effects of topical clindamycin for acne

When paired with complementary ingredients, topical clindamycin works to stop acne at its source.

Aug 11 • 8 min read
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Three medical conditions that can cause acne

Learn all about the medical conditions that could be responsible for your persistent breakouts.

Jun 20 • 6 min read
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