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5 New Ways to Treat New and Old Acne Scars

Margo Weishar | Posted 02.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Margo Weishar

In recent years the options for treating acne scars have expanded with new and exciting technology that can treat even old scars with minimal downtime.

To the Jerk From My Summer Job

Ashley McDonald | Posted 02.18.2015 | Women
Ashley McDonald

I sat there for a second, stunned. My menu was open; I had been thinking about eggs and hash browns (it's never too late in the day for those.) But suddenly, rather than eating, I wanted to punch you in the face and get the hell out of there.

6 Wacky Health Claims That May Not Be True

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 01.26.2015 | Healthy Living
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

As a physician and a researcher, I always like to know the source of health advice. Just because something is published in a science journal or reported on the news doesn't mean it's true. You need to look at how a study is designed, as well as decide if it seems to make sense. Here's some health advice that you should think twice about.

Is Magnesium Oil Becoming The New Coconut Oil?

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 01.14.2015 | Style

While dousing oneself in coconut oil seems like the beauty trend that's never going out of style, it looks like there's another product on the market ...

The Surprise Medical Treatment That Also Clears Up Acne

Refinery29 | Sejal Shah | Posted 01.09.2015 | Style

When we talk about acne, we tend to gravitate towards a few buzzwords: salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, Accutane, and maybe even Retin-A. Recently, s...

3 'Myths' About Acne That Are Actually True

OWN | Posted 12.31.2014 | OWN

For some, the word "acne" drudges up memories of pimple-prone teen years and blemishes of decades past. For others, it's an all-too-common affliction ...

All Your Gross Acne Questions, Answered

Refinery29 | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Breakouts are like annoying coworkers: Almost everyone has them, and it takes tons of effort to avoid them. But, maybe, life would be a bit easier if ...

All Your Gross Acne Questions, Answered

Refinery29 | Liesa Goins | Posted 11.19.2014 | Style

Breakouts are like annoying coworkers: Almost everyone has them, and it takes tons of effort to avoid them. But, maybe, life would be a bit easier if ...

Keep Your Feet Happy With These Club Friendly Shoes

Bianca Heyward | Posted 12.22.2014 | Style
Bianca Heyward

Whether it's impractical to wear potentially life-threatening footwear, or you simply aren't in the mood, here are 10 alternative shoes that a bouncer will not turn you away for wearing.

5 Signs Your Hormones Are Out Of Whack

Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living

By Chloe Metzger Raise your hand if, in the last few weeks, you've felt tired, bloated or cranky. Sound familiar? Then you know the drill: Every ...

The Face-Washing Affirmation That Has Nothing To Do With Your Skin

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 09.10.2014 | Teen

We've all seen our fair share of acne-shaming ads that have made us desperately wish we could hide all our pimples forever. But the next time you're w...

How to Handle Zits in Your Thirties

Cynthia | Posted 11.04.2014 | Women
Cynthia

I remember the first time I got a zit on my face. It was the worst moment of my life. The worst moment, because everyone around me pointed it out, stared at it and laughed at it. Then came the millions of ways to get rid of it.

The Faithful Shopper: Fall Fashion

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 10.25.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Yes, we technically have three weeks or so left of summer, but now is the time to get your fall wardrobe in shape for the fall season ahead. Fortunate...

How To Get Rid Of A Blemish -- FAST

Refinery29 | Renée Rouleau | Posted 07.24.2014 | Style

Pesky blemishes have a tendency to appear out of nowhere and often at the worst time (i.e., before a first date, day of an important meeting)....

Get Your Sensitive Skin Summer-Ready

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 06.03.2014 | Style

We don't have to remind you that it's getting hot. But since we just did, maybe it's time to discuss what happens to our skin in the summertime -- yes...

The Embarrassing Skin Problem Nobody Talks About

Refinery29 | Renée Rouleau | Posted 05.11.2014 | Style

The flowers are blooming and the sun is shining, and though it may be hard to believe, the time has finally come to show some skin. While most people ...

How I Healed From Acne

Gina Ryder | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Gina Ryder

I'm not an expert in women's health, dermatology or even cosmetics but I am a woman who has learned from personal experience that acne is more than a skin-deep issue.

To The Stranger Who Ruined My Son's Day -- And Taught Him An Important Lesson

Jennifer Ball | Posted 06.30.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Ball

You opened your mouth and schooled my son on what it's like to be on the receiving end of ill-timed, inappropriate words. You helped me do what is one of my least favorite jobs as a parent: you thickened up his skin, made my sweet boy a little bit tougher.

Here's What You Need To Know About Tea Tree Oil

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 06.02.2014 | Style

It seems that an essential oil craze has been sweeping the nation. You can't even mention coconut oil without hearing how many ways women and men use ...

So, You Have A Pimple. Now What?

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 01.24.2014 | Style

We can think of a few four-letter words that express how we feel about getting a pimple. But instead of adding stress to our lives, which only makes b...

On Learning to Be Less Self-Conscious; Or, Why the Hell Am I Wearing So Much Makeup?

Madeline Wahl | Posted 03.24.2014 | Women
Madeline Wahl

I wish I could say that I no longer have the urge to check myself as I walk by a mirror. I wish I could say that "perfection" is no longer defined as clear skin and small pores and being blemish-free. I wish I could say that I no longer worry about how I look in public.

The 4 Worst Foods For Your Skin

Posted 11.22.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Pimply? Puffy? Wrinkly? How the way you eat can affect the way you look. As a reminder, always consult your doctor for medi...

Feel A Zit Coming On? Grab This Food From Your Cupboard

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver and Raydene Salinas | Posted 11.11.2013 | Style

Lately, we've been going to our kitchen cupboards instead of our medicine cabinets to solve our hair and skin problems. We've experimented with just a...

WATCH: This Girl's Acne Transformation Will Totally Blow Your Mind

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 10.18.2013 | Style

In our series YouTube Beauty Tutorials Of The Week, we are sharing the most transformative how-to videos on everything from hair and skincare to makeu...

Back to School: Skin Care Basics

Indie Lee | Posted 11.06.2013 | Style
Indie Lee

The stress of new beginnings and putting your best foot (and face) forward can cause breakouts. School is in session and today our lesson plan is what you can do to lower your chances of that first day breakout.