*Source: IQVIA, ProVoice Survey, Q1-Q4 2018
If you have acne, you’re likely willing to go to great lengths to restore a clear complexion. However, it’s important to be educated about acne and your skin in order for your efforts to be successful. Here, board-certified dermatologist Dr. Ted Lain shares six of the acne myths he hears from patients most often.
If you experience acne breakouts, it’s essential to know what can help and what can make matters worse. There are many acne myths that just won’t go away despite advances in dermatological research, and board-certified dermatologist Dr. Ted Lain shares a few of the most common misconceptions and sets the record straight.
Acne can be a concern for teenagers and adults alike, and this common skin condition can affect girls, boys, women and men from puberty and beyond. Regardless of age, an effective anti-acne product regimen that incorporates gentle, yet effective ingredients to minimize breakouts can help keep your skin clear and under control. The addition of beneficial ingredients such as ceramides can also help restore the skin’s natural barrier and lock in moisture when treating acne.
There are a number of acne-fighting ingredients to choose from, and board-certified dermatologist Dr. Ted Lain shares the must-know information about benzoyl peroxide. From the ideal concentration to the products you can find it in, read on to learn about how benzoyl peroxide works to improve acne.
An important first step for getting acne under control is the proper skincare regimen. Yet with so many products and ingredients to choose from, it can be hard to know where to start. Here, board-certified dermatologist Dr. Ted Lain explains the basics, including which ingredients can help improve acne and soothe the skin, as well as why sun protection is so important.
Many teenagers and adults experience dry skin and acne, and each of these concerns can have an impact on the other. The good news is, the proper skincare regimen that includes acne-fighting ingredients, hydration and barrier-restoring ceramides can help keep acne-prone skin clear, hydrated and comfortable.
The proper skincare products are the ideal first step for getting acne under control and restoring a clear complexion, but there are several other steps you can take to keep breakouts to a minimum. These small lifestyle changes can add up to make a big difference in the health and appearance of your skin.
Every case of acne is different, and the key to a healthy complexion is understanding the different types of acne (such as blackheads vs. whiteheads and other kinds of pimples)—as well as the products and ingredients that can clear existing acne blemishes and help prevent new ones from forming.