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Glycolic Vs. Salicylic Acid - Which Peel is Better for Acne?

I have light to moderate acne, and a friend suggested that I start getting monthly chemical peels.  I've read up on glycolic acid peel and... READ MORE

Retin A, Tretinoin, Tazorac, Differin, Renova, Generic Gel Cream- Which is Best?

Are they all the same? Which is better? Which is more advanced/latest? Doesnt cause irritation? Most preferred by people? Let me know your experiences... READ MORE

Fraxel Vs Photodynamic Therapy: Which is Better for Acne or Acne Scars?

I'm a 38-year-old Mexican female suffering from cystic acne since 2 years ago. I was given cortisone injections, but it left some wide pits.... READ MORE

Differin Vs Yasmin (Yaz) for Acne Treatment?

I am 40 years old and I have battled acne all my life. I was finally prescribed Yasmin about 8 years ago and it worked great, so I believe my acne is... READ MORE

Is Blue Light Better Than IPL for Treating Acne?

I underwent a few IPL acne treatments and they didn't do anything but cause me pain. Is Blue Light Therapy or some other LED treatment the way to... READ MORE

What is the difference between sebaceous and acne cyst? (photos)

M 22yr,having a cyst frm 6 months,grown over time period.Aftr consulting 6 dermatologist.4said sebaceous cyst n surgery requried,2 said its acne... READ MORE

What is the Difference Between Isotrexin (Topical Isotretinoin with Erythromycin) and Retin A?

Wich one is better fot comedones or blackheads Isotrexin sounds better but i dont now? what you reccomend Also i want to ask if smoking or some foods... READ MORE

Which is better, epiduo or tazorac?

I was on epiduo and clyndamicin in 2014 and it completely got rid of my acne. I never had acne unless I missed two days in a row. I stopped using it... READ MORE

I Am Considering Laser Treatments and Cannot Figure out the Difference Between BBL, IPL, Profractional Laser and Pearl?

Is there a difference? If Pearl is just a brand name for IPL, that might explain why it seems to be more expensive? Please clarify if possible. For... READ MORE

Can Doxycycline be combined with Spironolactone for adult cystic acne?

I am under impression that it need to be one or the other but not both. READ MORE

Is it safe to do blue light therapy treatments for acne while using tretinoin?

I use .025% tretinoin every other night and I also take spironolactone, but my pores are still so clogged which is probably more aggravating to me... READ MORE

Is Talc or Silica face powder better for acne-prone skin?

I have cystic acne that is currently under control. Silica powders are so popular now, but I'm wondering if switching from a talc-based powder to... READ MORE

Is Septra D.S. recommended for Acne Treatment?

My daughter is 15 and has been battling acne for 4 years and nothing seems to work. She was on Monocycline for a long period of time with no results.... READ MORE

What Acne Treatment Should I Follow?

I have been experiencing tiny bumps on my forehead and have tried almost everything possible. I schedule monthly facials and Microdermabrasion as well... READ MORE

Murad vs Rodan and Fields. Which is better for my skin?

I normally use Murad acne solutions and it seems to be working, but slowly. I've read that R&F works fast and works well! I'm just afraid it will mess... READ MORE

Which Birth Control is Best for Acne - Yaz or Yasmin?

Im am 21 years old. I am currently on 100 mg of Doxycycline and was on Orthro tri cyclen lo about a year ago. I did not notice a difference. I dont... READ MORE

Isolax or Pixel Better for Acne?

I heard from some friends that isolax is useless for acne and asked me to try pixel by erbium YAG but i went for consultatation at one of the clinic... READ MORE

How Does the Tanda Blue Light Therapy Work to Reduce Acne?

What does the Tanda do and how does it affect skin long term? Is it as effective as the Gentle Waves and the Aramis Laser or do they work differently?... READ MORE

Acne Dark spots and pitted scars remedy (Photo)

Which one is more effective in removing acne spots? 1) Supatret 0.1% (tretinoin microsphere 0.1%) 2)Retino Ac gel(Tretinoin 0.0.25% and clindamycin... READ MORE

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