Skin Concerns Blog Posts

Your skin concerns, explained, from fungal and hormonal acne to dark spots and rosacea.

We’re here to tell you what we know, but don’t take it as medical advice. Talk to your medical provider about your specific health concerns.

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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 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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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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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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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 to reduce sebum production: What you need to know about oily skin

Say hello to less oily skin with the help of these skincare tips.

Jul 22 • 7 min read
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What might be causing red bumps around your eyes

Spoiler alert: A variety of factors (including your skincare products!) might be the culprit for unsightly bumps around your eyes.

Jul 21 • 7 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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What does irritated skin look like?

Is your dermis looking disturbed? Here’s how to help soothe your skin.

Jul 19 • 6 min read
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Ask Curology: mineral vs. chemical sunscreen

Chemical, physical, or mineral? Sunscreen ingredients, explained.

Jun 21 • 5 min read
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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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