Acne Q&A

Everything you’ve always wanted to know about acne in one place.

Benzoil peroxide works on deep cystic acne? because sometimes I get those and they are horrible :(

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How do you determine if you have a zit or pimple? Which one do you pop?

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What is the main affect of salicylic acid products?

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What are the best face masks? or should I not use them?

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I'm using 10% benzoyl peroxide, but think I started way too high. My face is extremely flaky and dry! Should I stop altogether, or use 2.5 or 5% instead?

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My routine says that I️ should only apply a benzoyl peroxide creams at night...but I️ have been instructed by my dermatologist to use epiduo and clindamycin. what should I do?

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How can I minimize my sugar spike after eating sugary foods?

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What is the prevalence of acne in adult women in their 30s and 40s?

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Does yogurt cause acne?

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I have a scab on my chin that came from picking at a large acne spot. I don't know how to prevent these in the future or get rid of my current scab. Please help.

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How can i make my skin and hair not as oily?

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Is popping your spots bad? Does it do more harm than good?

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What can I do for acne on the scalp?

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Is “skin purging” normal?

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Does steam dry out your skin, even though it unclogs your pores?

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How long should it take Stridex or Proactiv, etc. to start working?

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I have really bad black heads what should I do ? nothing seems to work

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Does washing your sheets often prevent acne?

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How should I take care of acne while I'm working in a fast food restaurant?

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Is a green peel worth it for acne?

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I had acne for almost 5 years will I ever have clean skin and I’m only 13.

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What is Azelaic Acid?

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Is face mapping reliable when trying to figure out the cause of my acne?

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I have more pimples on my right cheek than my left cheek. Why is that?

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Can eggs cause acne?

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How can I get rid of my forehead acne?

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How do I get rid of eczema without accidentally inflaming my acne?

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Does taking Vitex help with hormonal acne?

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A Dermatologist gave me antibiotics (Trimethoprim) for my scarring and the only thing they are doing is making me get big, swollen cysts?

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Why is my acne concentrated on my cheeks/chin area and what is the best treatment for moderate/severe acne?

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What is the best acne treatment 2018 ?

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Can rose water help my acne?

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I only have acne in my forehead... why?

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If dimethicone is bad for acne, but is in most makeup primers, should I keep using the primer?

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I put coconut oil in my hair, then teach my aerobics class and the sweat from my head drips down my face. Should I shampoo my hair before teaching?

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What's the most common acne myth/misconception that you come across with your patients?

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How should I clean my makeup brushes?

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Does instant ramen cause more acne?

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If I work out and need to wash my face during the day do I use the day cream again?

Removing the sweat after sports is important. If you workout during the day, you need to wash your face imediately after. If your skin is dry, you can reapply your mor...

Does topical Vitamin A help with acne?

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