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Chemical Peels for Acne & Aging: Benefits & What to Expect

I’ll be the first to acknowledge that for my more holistically-minded clients, chemical peels sound like the opposite of a natural beauty treatment.…

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Doxycycline for Acne: How It Works, Dosage, Side Effects

Have you tried every cream, birth control, and urban legend for clear skin, all to no effect?  If other methods have failed, antibiotics such as…

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Bentonite Clay Mask: How it Works, Benefits, and DIY Recipes

A bentonite clay mask is one of my most recommended natural remedies for problem skin at a fraction of the cost of most traditional skin treatments.…

Seysara

Seysara: Does it work? Side Effects, Dosage & How to Use

Millions of Americans, struggle with acne — about 80% will deal with an outbreak between the ages of 11 and 30. Intense cases of acne can affect many…

Clascoterone for Acne: Science, Comparisons and Side Effects

Over the horizon, there’s a new player breaking into the acne market. Clascoterone, 1% for acne shows promise as a topical treatment.  But does it…

9 Foods That Cause Acne [Plus 5 Acne-Healing Foods]

Every day at my dermatology practice, young adults walk in trying to find the cause of their acne. Typically, they’ve tried dozens of topical…

Vaseline for Your Face: Where it Doesn’t Work, Benefits & Risks

Vaseline for your face: is it an old-school remedy or a modern method of moisturizing? The answer is both — kind of.  While many people think…

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Hormonal Acne: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments & Diet

You roll out of bed, wash your face, and there it is: another dreaded pimple appearing.  You’re in the 80% of women between the ages of 11 and 30…

DIM Supplement

Using a DIM Supplement for Acne, Weight Loss, Fitness & More

Almost daily, I’m asked by patients in my clinic if there are any natural supplements they can take to address their hormonal breakouts, weight gain,…

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Armpit Detox: Make the Switch to Natural Deodorant

There are a lot of reasons to stop using your conventional deodorant, beyond just basic skin care. Natural deodorants have a lot to offer. But before…