acne

5 Ways To Treat Acne When Your Skin Is Completely Over It

There are two things wrong with my face. One, my right eye is bigger than my left. Two, I’m constantly dealing with scars from the cystic acne that I can’t ward…

Leah Prinzivalli | April 19, 2016 - 1:01 pm

10 Tips, Secrets, Magic Remedies & All-Natural Shortcuts For Perfect Skin

Having  perfect skin can seem like an unlikely dream for those of us who have battled skin conditions over the years. Don’t surrender yet though! In the six years I’ve…

Aileen Cady | June 13, 2014 - 9:00 am

Girl Talk: Help Me! I Can’t Stop Picking At My Skin

In June, I went to the doctor with what appeared to be a spider bite on my back. The bite had gotten seriously infected and was oozing pus. In October,…

Julie Gerstein | January 14, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Aveeno Clear Complexion Daily Moisturizer

I’d had enough with drugstore moisturizers until I found the heavenly Aveeno Clear Complexion Daily Moisturizer. This little blessing in a bottle was just calling out to my acne-inflamed face.

Daley Quinn | October 8, 2012 - 11:40 am

A Plea For Help: What Can I Do To Treat My Newly Developed Cystic Acne?

I’ve always had good skin. It’s not the best skin in the world, but it’s good — I was fortunate enough to escape adolescence largely unscathed by acne eruptions, and…

Rachel Krause | September 5, 2012 - 2:00 pm

A Five-Step Program For Sweaty Summer Skin

The first step to getting over a problem is admitting that you have one. Now that we’ve divulged our summer beauty routines, I figured it was time to give up…

Rachel Krause | August 8, 2012 - 8:00 am

Could Chocolate Be The Answer To Your Sunburnt Skincare Woes?

My acne-ridden youth (okay, fine, it was like 20 zits total) engrained in me that chocolate was a pimple-flaring, oil-producing skincare devil to be avoided at all costs. In my…

Rachel Krause | July 17, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Ask An Esthetician: What Do I Do About My Sunburn? How Do I Pop This Pimple?

Skin: Our largest organ, and also probably our biggest pain in the butt. Managing its temperamental, over-sensitive ways is pretty much a full-time gig, especially if your skin is a

Julie Gerstein | May 20, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: I’m A Compulsive Zit Popper

I have a confession to make: I’m a popper. Not a popper of pills, mind you. I am a popper of pimples. I know that’s gross, and I’m sorry. However,…

Sara Barron | April 19, 2012 - 12:00 pm

5 Beauty Products To Invest In Now

I have problem skin. And dermatological fixes have only been temporary. Why? For starters, there are only so many times I will put my body through courses of Accutane and…

Leonora Epstein | February 11, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Beauty Test Drive: Claro IPL Acne Clearing Device Zaps Zits Fast

I don’t get pimples often, but when I do, they’re often painful and difficult to eliminate. I have figured out a pimple-killing strategy that works for my skin — benzoyl…

Annika Harris | July 16, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Ask An Esthetician: I’m So Over My Acne! Plus, What Is Up With Bacne, Really?

Skin: Our largest organ, and also probably our biggest pain in the butt. Managing its temperamental, over-sensitive ways is pretty much a full-time gig, especially if your skin is a…

Julie Gerstein | June 8, 2011 - 11:00 am

Ask An Esthetician: What Do Different Break Out Spots Mean? Should I Be Using A Glycolic?

Skin: Our largest organ, and also probably our biggest pain in the butt. Managing its temperamental, over-sensitive ways is pretty much a full-time gig, especially if your skin is a…

Julie Gerstein | May 18, 2011 - 11:00 am

Beauty Test Drive: A Personal Microderm Kit That Makes Skin So Soft

As I have mentioned before, I have a little bit of an adult acne situation. Even worse (and if you’re my mom, or squeamish, don’t read this part), I tend…

Julie Gerstein | April 4, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Do Not Want: Acne’s Highway Boot

As if the return of cargo pants couldn’t be more offensive, we now have this to deal with: Acne’s “Highway” boot, which comes adorned with hobo-like patch pockets. To be…

Leonora Epstein | October 12, 2010 - 12:50 pm

I’m 25 And I Still Have Acne—When Will It End?

I’ve never had acne that’s been bad enough to earn me the nickname “Pizza Face” or to produce yearbook photos that needed to be burned. But I have had persistent…

Leonora Epstein | September 27, 2010 - 12:40 pm

Study: Acne Sufferers Have More Suicidal Thoughts

Being a teen is hard — but being a teen with really bad acne is positively suicidal, at least according to a new Norwegian study. Teens with bad skin are…

Julie Gerstein | September 17, 2010 - 1:10 pm

Beauty Test Drive: Peter Thomas Roth Complexion Clearing Pads

As if bikini waxes weren’t inherently embarrassing enough, some of us (read “me”) may or may not have ingrown hair situations that make the whole thing all the more uncomfortable.

Lily Q | August 1, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Don’t Want Acne? Quit Smoking!

As if you really needed another reason to kick that terrible smoking habit — that is, if you do smoke — here’s news that just might put you off those…

Bianca Posterli | July 22, 2010 - 6:45 pm

Quick Beauty Tip: Drugstore Vitamin-E Oil Vs. The Fancy Stuff

It’s no secret that vitamin E is super healthy for your body and skin thanks to its antioxidant properties. You’ll find it’s often a nourishing ingredient in lip balms, but…

Leonora Epstein | July 21, 2010 - 6:20 pm
1 2