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Help, I am 40 Years Old and I have Acne!

May 21, 2010 by  
Filed under Acne, Education, Skin Care

Question: Dear Val, can you help me? I am 40 years old and I just started breaking out! I have never really suffered from acne before so I have no idea why this is happening or what to do? Help! Answer: Hello my dear.  Do not panic.  First of all you are not alone to [...]

Facial Massage—Friend or Foe?

May 21, 2010 by  
Filed under Acne, Education, Skin Care

Question: Dear Val, I recently went for a facial at a beautiful spa.  It was great, very relaxing.  The only problem was the Aesthetician insisted on giving me a facial massage as part of the facial. I told her that I didn’t think I should get one because I have acne-prone skin and I had [...]

How to Treat Acne During Pregnancy

March 23, 2010 by  
Filed under Acne

Skin During  Pregnancy During pregnancy, some women experience changes in their skin.  On one hand, you may find that acne develops or worsens with pregnancy, and on the other, you may find that your acne improves during your pregnancy. If you are experiencing acne breakouts during your pregnancy, rest assured that this is completely normal.  [...]

Why Do I Experience Pimples After Waxing?

March 4, 2010 by  
Filed under Waxing

A reader recently emailed me complaining of whiteheads developing every time she received a Brazilian wax.  When one develops whiteheads after waxing, it means that somehow, bacteria were able to get into the open pores.  This can happen during any waxing procedure, eyebrows, back, legs, bikini, etc. In order to stop whiteheads from forming, you [...]

Is There Any Way to Get Rid of A Zit Overnight?

February 26, 2010 by  
Filed under Acne, Beauty Tips, Teen Acne

Why is it that right before a big date, interview or event, we always seem to get one giant zit right in the middle of our face?  Is it terrible timing or something else?  Regardless of the reason, one question on everyone’s mind is ‘How can I get rid of a big zit FAST?’ The [...]

Acne Scars and Their Treatment | NJ SkinCare Expert

January 27, 2010 by  
Filed under Acne, Skin Care

Acne – Acne Scars and Their Treatment The unsightly appearance of acne lesions or pimples isn’t the only potential problem with the disease, unfortunately. In some cases, it’s possible for acne to leave permanent scars. Some conditions may appear to be scars that are not. Macules and other bumps can occur even after acne is [...]

Acne – Acne Myths Exploded

November 29, 2009 by  
Filed under Acne, Skin Care, Teen Acne

There are several common beliefs about the causes and course of acne that simply don’t square with scientific studies. Fortunately, it isn’t necessary to understand them in depth to separate fact from fancy. Common experience can help persuade, too. Diet There’s no direct link between eating chocolate or greasy cheeseburgers and developing acne. Soft drinks [...]

Teen Acne and Sports, How the Two Can Go Hand in Hand.

September 28, 2009 by  
Filed under Acne, Skin Care

It’s back to school acne Part 2! In Part 1, we discussed teen acne and how going back to school could cause some unwanted zits to appear just in time for the first day of school.  Now let’s take a look at school activities and how they can cause changes in your teen’s skin. First, [...]

Is Your Child’s Back to School Beauty Routine Causing Their Acne Problems?

September 27, 2009 by  
Filed under Acne, Skin Care

Acne rears its ugly head just in time for the big day! As back to school mayhem begins, teens all over the country will be putting their best face forward for the big day.  Parents need to know how their new back to school beauty routines and activities could play a role in the development [...]