Fight Inflammation from P. Acnes View More

If you’ve ever wondered why some people are blessed with perfect skin while you have to suffer through acne breakouts, science just got a little bit closer to finding the answer.   A new study identified a previously unknown way in which bacteria trigger acne inflammation.   Researchers found that P. acnes, a usually harmless… Continue Reading

Acne Breakouts Mean Younger Looking Skin View More

If you’ve ever had an acne breakout, you know there are few things worse for your appearance and confidence.  But there’s finally a silver lining to being an acne sufferer – your “bad” skin may actually be “good” skin that looks younger over time.   A new study using data from over 600 pairs of… Continue Reading

why probiotics are good for acne View More

Has your dermatologist prescribed a topical or oral antibiotic to help clear your acne? Along with benzyl peroxide and retinoids, antibiotics remain the front line of treatment for acne in teenagers and in adults.   Antibiotics are designed to tamp down P. acnes, the bacterial species that reside on the skin and are associated with… Continue Reading

How to Have Clear Skin for Life View More

Acne and other inflammatory skin conditions like psoriasis and eczema are influenced by a number of factors including diet and other lifestyle choices. Dealing with acne can be painful, frustrating and even debilitating. However, don’t lose hope! By finding the right balance of diet, lifestyle, nutrition and treatment, you can manage this condition and have… Continue Reading

All About Acne View More

There’s no denying that first impressions matter. And what’s that “first” in first impressions? Your face! It’s the first thing that people see when you walk into a room.   But when you have acne, it’s easy to feel insecure and even hopeless about your skin. From adolescence to adulthood, acne can have a profound… Continue Reading