• Best Anti-Aging Products for Acne-Prone Skin
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    7 of the Best Anti-Aging Products for Acne-Prone Skin

    If you thought that acne would only affect you in your teenage years, you may have been surprised to continue experiencing breakouts well into your 20s and 30s. You’re not alone. In fact, up to 80% of 18-30 year-olds and 5% of people over 30 experience acne. As premature aging can begin to show as early as 25, you may find that you’re dealing with acne at the same time you’re trying to treat fine lines and wrinkles. So what’s the best way to treat acne and skin aging at the same time? What are the best anti-aging products for acne-prone skin?

  • Salicylic Acid and Retinol Together
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    Salicylic Acid And Retinol Together: Benefits, Risks, & Myths.

    Salicylic acid and retinol are two of the most effective skincare ingredients for treating oily, acne-prone skin. However, word on the grapevine is that these two don’t play well when paired. So are the rumors true or false? Can you use salicylic acid and retinol together? The short answer is yes, you can use them together, as long as you don’t experience any skin irritation – so probably not a great combination if you have sensitive skin.

  • Can You Use Hyaluronic Acid and Glycolic Acid Together?
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    Can You Use Hyaluronic Acid And Glycolic Acid Together?

    They’re both acids but, while there are a few similarities, they mostly offer different benefits for your skin. What happens when you layer both ingredients in the same routine? Can you use hyaluronic acid and glycolic acid together?   Similarities vs Differences Between Hyaluronic Acid & Glycolic Acid Glycolic acid is an alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA) made from the sugar cane plant. It helps to exfoliate your skin by breaking down the bonds that hold your individual skin cells together and allowing them to be shed from the surface of your skin with more ease.   The result? Smoother and brighter skin.   AHAs, like glycolic acid, also help to boost…

  • Blind pimple on nose
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    Blind Pimple On Nose: 6 Quick Fixes.

    The term ‘blind pimple’ refers to an acne lesion, usually a cyst or nodule, that lurks under the surface of your skin. In some cases, these painful lumps are barely noticeable but, when you get a blind pimple on your nose, you may find it hard to ignore. A blind pimple develops much like any other pimple – from a combination of dead skin cells and oil blocking your pore and allowing acne-causing bacteria to thrive and cause inflammation. This inflammation is what causes the redness and pain you may be experiencing with a blind pimple on your nose. However, a blind pimple has not yet come to a ‘head’…