Acne Q&A

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

Will masks help my acne?

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When is your acne 'bad' enough to see a dermatologist?

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Is Proactiv+ formula better than the original Proactiv formula?

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Does acne make your face look darker and less radiant? If yes, then why?

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I've had acne for two years. Is that normal?

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I’ve been breaking out for years and no matter how clear my face gets there’s always this red flare up on my face

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I have small bumps all over my face. I've had them for around a year and I can't get rid of them. Please help!

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Can I take fish pills to help me with my skin ?

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What are the best oil-free moisturisers/facial cleansers for oily skin?

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Why do I break out on my cheek a lot? I have redness, too.

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Hello. I am currently taking Accutane 50mg. This is my 4th month and I'm wondering if I can take Norethindrone to delay my period. Can I combine the two?

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Does yogurt cause acne?

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

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

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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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How can I get rid of my forehead 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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I only have acne in my forehead... why?

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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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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...

What's a good anti-acne cream?

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I have used 10% BP for spot treatment. When I tried 2.5% all over the face, it wasn't working, and may have caused MORE breakouts just within a day (It was Neutrogena's on the spot treatment). What's the best/most recommended BP treatment?

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Can I break out from a salad?

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I was prescribed erythromycin (Two pills twice a day for two months), but I ate two pills twice a day for four months. My acne came back after stopping the pills...what should I do?

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What is the best type of makeup to use for acne prone skin?

Here are some articles that will help you choose the right makeup for your acne prone skin: https://www.mdacne.com/article/using-makeup-to-cover-a-breakout https://www...

Is it safe to get an airbrush tan when you have acne? Will it make acne worse?

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I have acne and eczema. I've tried everything from masks to anti-acne creams, but my eczema keeps getting worse!!!

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is it common to have acne while on the implant nexplanon I've never had acne in my life until now

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Does dairy cause acne?

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Can I use face masks while using MDAcne?

Masks are not an effective treatment for acne. Exfoliating masks over irritate the skin and can cause more breakouts. Hydration masks are OK but should be not used not...

Is Clarina, the Himalayan anti-acne cream, effective?

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Can the morning after pill cause acne breakouts?  

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Is Chipotle bad for your acne?

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Can Seafood causes acne breakouts? Can I eat shrimps? other shellfish?

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Can you cure acne with natural oils like jojoba oil?

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Is my acne caused by genetics, hormones, or something else?

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Is MDacne okay to use after a laser hair removal treatment?

You can use your MDacne treatment when you do laser hair removal, as far as your skin is not red or dry during the laser treatment. To assure that, stop your MDacne tr...

How can I start using my MDacne products?

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How do i get rid of an inflamed cyst?

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