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10 expert-approved products for sensitive, acne-prone skin

Got delicate skin? These products are generally safe to use on sensitive skin without causing more breakouts.

Sep 1 • 7 min read
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Fact vs. fiction: Does progesterone cause acne?

Here’s what to know about hormones and breakouts.

Aug 16 • 8 min read
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Everything you need to know about non-comedogenic oils for skincare

Not all oils are bad—these options can actually be beneficial for acne-prone skin.

Aug 11 • 6 min read
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How to treat and help prevent acne bumps under your skin

The good news: There are plenty of treatment options for this annoying skin condition.

Aug 10 • 7 min read
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How to treat and relieve painful pimples

If these home remedies for aching acne don’t work, here’s what to ask your dermatology provider.

Aug 10 • 6 min read
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What to do if you’re still breaking out

Here's why your skincare routine might not be working.

Aug 9 • 5 min read
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Is acne infectious? Here’s what the experts say

Spoiler alert! You can’t catch acne.

Aug 8 • 7 min read
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9 acne-fighting products to help prevent breakouts

Help keep pimples in the past with these acne-fighting products.

Aug 8 • 8 min read
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Breaking out in red bumps? 6 common causes

Not all red bumps are created equal. Here's what you need to know.

Aug 5 • 9 min read
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How long does it take for a pimple to form?

Learn how acne develops and how you can help stop it in its tracks.

Jul 22 • 4 min read
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An easy guide to identifying and treating mild acne

This simple guide will help you to understand the symptoms of mild acne—and how you can treat it.

Jul 20 • 9 min read
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Expert-recommended products to help you avoid inflammatory acne

Time to name-drop our favorites for treating and helping to prevent pesky pimples.

Jul 15 • 8 min read
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