SkinXO — acne

4 Weird, Natural Solutions That Get Rid of Acne Fast

Lisa Cohen Lee

Tags acne, advice, How to, Skin Concerns

Over the counter remedies don’t work on your pimples? Maybe it’s time to look to more natural solutions, including spit. That’s right, the best acne solution could be from your own body. Read on how to get rid of acne with purely natural remedies. Spit on it: Research has shown that saliva contains histatins, a chemical that aids with healing. In the study, conducted by the University of Amsterdam, saliva was put on wounds in vitro and sped up healing. Since acne is a bacteria, it may be possible that histatins could attack and heal the pimples at their source....

Got Severe Acne? Acne Remedies to Discuss With Your Dermatologist

Lisa Cohen Lee

Tags acne, clear skin, help, Skin Concerns

Yes, you've got acne—so what are you doing about it? If you've tried everything in the drugstore and had mediocre results, then it’s probably time for something stronger. The best full-strength, serious acne remedies are prescribed by a dermatologist. And, lucky you, there are plenty of options, from popping oral meds to laser treatments. Before you book your appointment, though, make sure you give your OTC remedies the old college try—it takes 6-8 weeks to really see results—and read up on what you can expect from an RX:   Retinoid Creams: Ask your doc about a retinol cream, such as...

Clear Skin Starts Here! 3 Great Acne Remedies You Can Use Today

Lisa Cohen Lee

Tags acne, advice, Skin Concerns, Tips

We’ve surely all been there: You go to bed with clear skin, only to wake to find a smattering of pimples in your t-zone. Well, before you declare a bad skin day, take a good hard look at your beauty routine. Those products you’re using to clean off and moisturize your skin? They may be the very reason you’re seeing a zit eruption. You probably need to include acne remedies that prevent blemishes and dry up existing ones. Check out our guide to making your pimples disappear—today and always:   Revamp Your Cleanser Since some acne is caused by a...

Workouts Can Cause Bacne? 4 Ways to Keep Your Back Blemish Free After the Gym

Lisa Cohen Lee

Tags acne, bacne, Protection, Skin Concerns, skincare, Tips

  Workouts bring many rewards—a fitter bikini body, healthier lifestyle and stronger muscles—but is there a bummer from all that sweat? Yes, it could be causing a bad case of back acne, aka bacne. This dreaded breakout—yes, it does happen on your body too—could be a direct result of the tight fitting workout clothes and extra perspiration. With nowhere to go the oils get trapped in your pores, pimples pop up and you're left with unsightly acne on your back. Sure it’s embarrassing and annoying, but totally preventable with these four simple steps on how to get rid of back...