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Using Tretinoin to Treat Acne – What to Know and Expect

Acne causes tons of problems for many people around the world. Its unwanted presence on the skin is a common cause for stress and social disabilities and while acne is primarily attributed to being a part of becoming a teenager, which supposedly ends with no trace, some types of acne, combined with the individual chemistry of a given person, prove to be a lot more stubborn and persist through the years.

Today we take a detailed look at an effective acne treatment medication called Tretinoin, understand how it works, possible side effects, precautions, and how to use it correctly.

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Using Coconut Oil for Acne: The Benefits, Side Effects and Best Practices

From hair treatments to body butters, coconut oil certainly gets around. But when you’re suffering from an acne breakout, is it really going to help clear up those spots, or will it just make them worse?

There’s no denying the fact that, coconut oil is hailed for its natural beauty and wellness properties, which is why you’ll find it as one of the key ingredients in many products. As a hydrating oil, it’s great for using in moisturizers for your body, face, and hair – and it’s extremely tasty, too!

However, when you hear about people using it to treat acne, you’d be forgiven for questioning their intentions. When you’re suffering from a breakout that’s caused by excess oil, do you really want to add more oil to your skin?

We wanted to take a closer look at this acne-busting solution to see how it works, who should use it, who shouldn’t use it, and how you should apply it to your face. We’ve even thrown in some fabulous homemade face masks you can try at home for the ultimate, indulgent, spot-defying treat!

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How to Get Rid of Acne Scabs?

Acne can be a real pain! These infected follicles that usually erupt on the face can be embarrassing and unsightly for anyone. You go through all the trouble to get these off your face and just when you think it will all be fine your skin gets another visitor, acne scabs.

Even though these scabs form for your skin to heal the follicles, the scabs are just as bad looking as that acne it replaced! So, what to do now? Simple, we wage war against this too, but in a way that does not slow down the healing process. Here we go!

Wait! Before we go any further there is something you should know: Do NOT Pick on the Acne Scabs!

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Dermalogica cleansing gel review – All you need to know

How Dermalogica Works

dermalogica reviewDermalogica special cleansing gel is a soap free, foam forming cleanser which has a refreshing lather. It removes impurities from the skin while leaving the moisture balance of the skin as intact as ever.

The gel contains Calming Balm Mint as well as Lavender extracts to soothe your skin. The natural Quillaja Saponaria foams gently on the skin to carry away toxins, leaving you with a super clean skin.

This amazing cleansing gel does not have any artificial fragrances or colors.

Does this product sound fancy already? Let us see what ingredients make it tick in the right places.

Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel Ingredients List

  • Water/Aqua/Eau
  • Sodium Laureth Sulfate
  • Disodium Lauroamphodiacetate
  • Sodium Trideceth Sulfate
  • Hexylene Glycol
  • Hydroxyethyl cellulose
  • Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender Extract)
  • Melissa Officinalis Leaf Extract
  • Quillaja Saponaria Bark Extract
  • Lavandula Angustifolia
  • PPG-5-Ceteth-20
  • Citric Acid
  • Sodium Chloride
  • Phenoxyethanol
  • Methylparaben
  • Propylparaben

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