Skin Concerns Blog Posts

Your skin concerns, explained, from fungal and hormonal acne to dark spots and rosacea.

We’re here to tell you what we know, but don’t take it as medical advice. Talk to your medical provider about your specific health concerns.

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Ask an expert: Does working out help acne?

Working out promotes a healthy body and, therefore, healthy skin. But you still need to wash your face!

Jan 4 • 5 min read
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Foods that may help hydrate the skin, according to experts

What you eat and drink won’t magically relieve dehydrated skin, but staying hydrated is still important.

Jan 4 • 7 min read
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Fact vs. fiction: Vitamin D and acne

Research suggests there may be a link between breakouts and the “sunshine vitamin.”

Jan 4 • 6 min read
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Minimize the appearance of enlarged pores with these 5 serums

Give your pores some TLC with these nourishing ingredients.

Jan 4 • 6 min read
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Determining your skin type: Combination skin

If your skin is oily and dry, this guide is for you.

Jan 3 • 6 min read
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Fact vs. fiction: Do eggs cause acne?

Spoiler: Eggs are loaded with vitamins, minerals, and protein, and they might be good for your skin, too.

Jan 3 • 6 min read
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Niacinamide and vitamin C: Everything you need to know

These powerhouse skincare ingredients have a long history of proven benefits.

Dec 22, 2022 • 5 min read
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Beta-carotene for skin: A powerful antioxidant

Carotenoids give fruits and vegetables their vibrant colors, and they can also benefit your skin.

Dec 16, 2022 • 6 min read
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Potential metronidazole gel side effects, according to the experts

Here’s what you need to know about this potent antibiotic, which is sometimes used to treat rosacea.

Dec 13, 2022 • 5 min read
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5 types of food you may want to avoid if you have rosacea

It’s less about sticking to a restrictive diet and more about identifying and avoiding the causes of your flare-ups.

Dec 13, 2022 • 6 min read
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Oat straw extract benefits, according to the experts

For one, this anti-inflammatory ingredient can help soothe skin.

Dec 1, 2022 • 5 min read
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Ask the experts: How to treat milia

Let’s get to the bottom of what causes those little bumps—and what you can do about them.

Nov 30, 2022 • 5 min read
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