Earlier Puberty Sadly Means Earlier Acne for Unlucky Grade-Schoolers

It’ll come as no shock you to learn that boys and girls in these modern-day United States, fed on country-fried steroidal chicken breasts and good ol’ American colas, have begun to hit puberty at earlier ages than they ever have before. This might actually be a good thing in some respects, since early adolescence may… » 8/18/13 4:00pm 8/18/13 4:00pm

Science Might Be Really Close to Developing Acne Miracle Cream, Still…

Have you ever gotten a pimple? Of course you have, you zit-riddled monster! Like many acne sufferers, you too probably turned to the commercial smorgasbord of topical acne treatments hawked by celebrities and clear-skinned teenagers from a parallel universe where everyone is attractive at every stage of development.… » 3/03/13 4:30pm 3/03/13 4:30pm

For Clear Skin, Just Rub Thyme All Over Your Face

Oh Lordy. Here we've all been buying fancy spot treatments and expensive elixirs to rid ourselves of acne, when it turns out the answer to our problem might have been growing in the herb garden all along. Thanks for telling us, Mother Nature. Yes, a new study has found that herbal preparations of thyme might be more… » 3/29/12 10:20am 3/29/12 10:20am

Dreams Do Come True: Dr. Oz Explains Acne On Oprah

Remember how earlier today we were obsessing about pimples » 11/11/08 7:00pm 11/11/08 7:00pm and we wondered why Dr. Oz and Oprah haven't covered it yet? Well, right as we were posting that, today's episode of aired, during which Dr. Oz was discussing "the science of beauty." And part of the discussion included acne! (Maybe Oprah really Jesus, since…

MTV's True Life Investigates Severe Acne Sufferers

Over the weekend, MTV aired True Life: I Have Acne » 9/15/08 2:20pm 9/15/08 2:20pm a documentary featuring young adults with severe cystic acne, and the steps they are taking to treat it. Take Lily. She's a 21-year-old aspiring model/actress, but her skin has been holding her back from moving forward with her career. She's been grappling with the…