Acne Basics

34 Articles

Learn the elementaries and essentials of acne-care.
Sprintec birth control for acne

Acne Basics

Here's What You Need to Know About Taking Birth Control for Acne

It controls acne, but how does it work? What are the side effects? Do all birth control do the same thing?
hand squeezing hydrocortisone cream on finger to be used for acne

Acne Basics

How is Hydrocortisone Used for Acne?

Hydrocortisone has been used for years to heal pesky pimples, but is it actually safe for all skin types?
Layering rocks balance stress acne

Acne Basics

Does Stress Really Cause Acne?

Seeing more blemishes in a busy week? Don't sweat it. Here are eight quick tips to minimize stress acne.
Melissa putting a Mighty Patch on a bleeding pimple

Acne Basics

Eek! Here’s What to Do If A Pimple Starts Bleeding

So you popped a pimple, and now it’s bleeding? Don’t freak out. Here’s how to make a pimple stop bleeding in 5 easy steps.

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Acne Basics

4 Reasons Your Skin is So Dry (and What to Do About It)

How do you deal with dry skin?

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