Acne

Top 5 Ways To Treat Back Acne (“Bacne”)

Back acne, also known as “bacne”, can be annoying and, at times, painful. If you are experiencing back break-outs, you are not alone. Back acne is a common problem among teenagers and adults alike. Luckily, there are ways to treat this pesky problem. 1. Exfoliate regularly “Exfoliating is one good way to prevent back acne,” shares Dr. Jennifer Vickers, a Continue reading

What Are Chemical Peels Used For?

What Are Chemical Peels Used For? Chemical peels have come a long way from their origins in Ancient Greece, Egypt, and Rome, but the principles are the same: remove the top layer of skin where the damage is at its worst, and reveal glowing, healthy skin to look and feel younger, longer. How Do Chemical Peels Work? Chemical peels use Continue reading

Acne: How A Dermatologist Can Help

Everyone has had a few acne breakouts throughout their lifetime. However, in more severe cases acne can become chronic and cause bigger issues for an individual. Sometimes over-the-counter medications and face washes just don’t cut it. “Acne can be embarrassing and painful,” mentions Donna Vial, a certified physician assistant at Sanova Dermatology in Lafayette, Louisiana. It can leave permanent scars Continue reading

How Does A Vitamin C Product Fit Into Your Skincare Routine?

Vitamin C is a favorite ingredient in the beauty industry, often recommended by dermatologists thanks to its numerous benefits to the skin. In fact, you can use it with any skin type since it does not lead to the side effects that come with other active ingredients. Vitamin C also referred to as ascorbic acid or L-ascorbic acid is a Continue reading

4 Ways Omega-3s Benefit The Skin

In homage to National Health & Nutrition Month, we wanted to discuss how what you eat can benefit your skin health! Omega-3 fatty acids have numerous health benefits, ranging from preventing cardiovascular disease to enriching the overall health of your skin. While our body can make most types of fats that it needs, it is unable to make the essential Continue reading

Three Signs Your Acne May Leave a Scar

Growing up, kids hear many well-intended sound bites from their parents that serve as reminders to do their best. “Please brush your teeth.” “Did you comb your hair?” “Wear your mask and bring a spare just in case.” While some lessons are seasonal, others stand the test of time. “Don’t pick at it, or it will scar.” Kids the world Continue reading

The Right Mask Material for the Summer Heat, and What to Do About “Maskne”

By now we all know how important community-wide masking is to prevent the spread of Covid-19.  Since this virus is primarily spread by respiratory particles, which are emitted from your mouth even when you are breathing at a normal rate, we need to capture these particles in masks in order to prevent others from breathing in the virus and getting Continue reading

New Study Links Dairy, Sugar, & More To Acne Breakouts

New Studies, New Hope According to the American Academy of Dermatology, acne is the most common skin problem in the United States. About 40 to 50 million Americans have acne at a given time.  “And if the teenage years weren’t difficult enough, 90% of adolescents struggle as well,” says Dr. Ted Lain, chief medical office and board-certified dermatologist at Sanova Dermatology Continue reading

7 Ways To Treat Acne Scars

A lot of us have dealt with acne in our youth and depending on the severity of it, we are now left with scars that come in all different forms. “We at Sanova care for your well-being and want to share seven different options for treating specific types of scars,” states Kaitlin Scharmann, aesthetician at Sanova Dermatology in Austin, Texas. Continue reading

The Benefits Of SkinCeuticals CE Ferulic & Phloretin CF

Many people overlook antioxidants when planning their skincare routine, but this leaves out an important part of skincare. Here are five reasons you don’t want to miss out on the benefits of antioxidants: Skin-firming “With the aging process, our skin loses its firmness. In order to prolong healthier-looking skin, products containing antioxidants will encourage a younger firmer look,” mentions Natalie Continue reading

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