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Laser Treatment – Burning Acne Away Without Harming You? Laser Treatment – Burning Acne Away Without Harming You?

The fight against acne is one that has been going on since the time of the Ancient... 

What does the future hold for acne sufferers? What does the future hold for acne sufferers?

There are plans constantly afoot to develop a “silver bullet” in the fight against... 

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Acne Facts

Prevention is better than cure Prevention is better than cure

It is difficult to find a commercial product that will cure acne or even clear it... 

Thinking Outside The Box Thinking Outside The Box

Although there are plenty of products available for the treatment of facial acne,... 

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Acne Tips

Excoriated Acne – If you pick at it, it WILL get worse. Excoriated Acne – If you pick at it, it WILL get worse.

When your mother used to tell you that picking at a cut would make it worse, she wasn’t kidding. If you are still doing it to this day, however, then the chances are that you have a compulsive skin picking disorder – apparently not that uncommon in this day and age. But picking at a healed cut or spot is a big mistake. It can lead to a small scab... [Read more of this article]

Hypertrophic Scars – Not Something You Need To Face Hypertrophic Scars – Not Something You Need To Face

Among the many types of acne scar that can be found regularly among sufferers, the hypertrophic scar is unique in that it is rarely found on the face of a sufferer. It is also rare in that it is not seen where tissue has been eaten away by a breakout of acne, but rather where there has been extra tissue created. A hypertrophic scar – taken from the... [Read more of this article]

Rolling Scars – A Rare Form of Acne Scar, But Unpleasant Nonetheless Rolling Scars – A Rare Form of Acne Scar, But Unpleasant Nonetheless

Although the majority of scarring caused by acne, particularly facial breakouts, falls into the categories of ice pick or box car scarring, there are other forms of scar which can afflict the acne sufferer. One of the two other major forms of scar is the rolling scar, which is characterised by a rolling appearance, almost like a wave breaking across... [Read more of this article]

Box Car Scars – The Aftermath of Inflammation Box Car Scars – The Aftermath of Inflammation

Although not as common as ice pick scars, nor as pronounced, box car scars are a familiar type of acne scar, most frequently found after an inflammatory acne breakout. In comparison with ice pick scars, box car scars are a good deal wider and though not quite as deep as ice pick scars they do give the skin a somewhat pitted appearance. Usually a box... [Read more of this article]

Ice Pick Scars – The Most Common Acne Scar Ice Pick Scars – The Most Common Acne Scar

There are four major types of acne scar which affect acne sufferers in a major way. They are, in order of regularity: ice pick scars; boxcar scars; rolling scars and hypertrophic or keloid scars. The most common of these is the ice pick scar, it is not difficult to work out how this kind of scar got its name – in short, it looks as though the sufferer... [Read more of this article]

Home Acne Remedies Home Acne Remedies

Although there is a big market for specific acne treatments, and it continues to grow, there is no product currently available that will fully clear the problem up on its own without having major side effects. As has been shown by clinical studies, there are dangers involved in taking any of the most effective medication for the problem of acne vulgaris.... [Read more of this article]

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