Does Drinking Water Help Acne?

I’m sure you’ve heard the typical advice of drinking eight glasses of water a day. It’s thrown around so frequently, that water might as well be the cure for everything, including acne. At this point you’ve tried numerous acne medications without much luck and you’re willing to try anything. Could drinking more water be the … Read more

Does tea tree oil reduce acne?

Acne treatments nowadays range from powerful hormonal medications to topical creams with robust active ingredients. But what about the age-old methods that served people well for centuries? Tea tree oil is a time-honored treatment that has been used for hundreds of years. So does it reduce acne? The short answer is ‘yes’. In recent years, … Read more

Post birth control acne

Whether you are taking birth control pills to fight acne or to prevent pregnancy, going off the pills can lead to worse acne. This is especially true if you have been taking birth control pills for a long time. Various scientific studies suggest that stopping birth control can lead to acne, inflamed skin, increased oiliness, … Read more