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PCOS, acne, and how they're related

This hormonal disorder can increase breakouts—luckily, certain acne treatments can help.

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How to treat acne bumps on your forehead

Banishing pimples on your forehead might be as simple as changing your hair products.

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Some of the best treatments for breakouts, according to skincare experts

Don’t pop your pimples! Instead, try one of these proven OTC or prescription treatments.

Sep 22 • 7 min read
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Clindamycin in acne treatments: benefits and side effects, explained

Fight the bacteria that causes breakouts with this prescription topical acne treatment.

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Three medical conditions that can cause acne

Learn all about the medical conditions that could be responsible for your persistent breakouts.

Jun 20 • 6 min read
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Acne vs. pimples: What’s the difference?

Are acne and pimples the same thing?

Jun 17 • 7 min read
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How to help treat and prevent nodular acne

Nodules may be large and painful, but these bumps don’t have to stick around.

May 24 • 6 min read
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3 causes of acne and blemishes that could be to blame for your breakouts

Get to the bottom of what’s causing acne and blemishes so you can help stop them for good.

May 24 • 5 min read
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8 reasons you may have little bumps on your face

Get to the bottom of what's causing those little bumps on your complexion.

May 23 • 6 min read
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Pimples vs. zits: What makes them different and how to treat them

Say goodbye to pesky pimples and learn how to zap those zits.

May 20 • 6 min read
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What you need to know about acne vulgaris, from symptoms to treatment

Acne vulgaris is an extremely common skin condition—here’s how to treat it.

May 17 • 5 min read
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Everything you need to know about acne mechanica

Find out how acne mechanica is different from acne vulgaris, and what you can do about it.

Jan 14 • 5 min read
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