Vitamin B12 is the form of vitamin B that usually doesn’t find its way into “complete B” vitamin supplements. If you need supplemental vitamin B12, it’s necessary to take a separate nutritional supplement, or, in some cases, to get a vitamin B12 injection. Vitamin B12 deficiency can aggravate acne by making pimples extraordinarily red and […]


Here’s a topic that is a real concern for men (and women) who wear hair replacements that we haven’t found discussed anywhere. Acne can break out on the scalp underneath toupees and wigs that come in contact with the scalp. There is also a kind of acne that is caused by hair extensions. Dealing with […]


Acne and Foreign Travel

You save and save for months to go on that exotic vacation, or your honeymoon, or to meet relatives from the “old country.” You spend hours at airports and more hours in the plane. And about a day after you arrive, your face breaks out in zits. This doesn’t have to happen. Here are ten […]

Paula’s Picks for Acne Products

If you read all the articles on this site, you’ll notice we have a lot of nice things to say about the eminent American cosmetics expert Paula Begoun. As a child in suburban Chicago, Ms. Begoun suffered from both acne and eczema. Her parents took her to dermatologists, but nothing worked for very long. After […]

Aveda Outer Peace Products for Acne

If there’s anything you can say with absolutely certainty about Aveda, it’s that they are organic. Aveda (pronounced ah-VAY-dah) was founded in 1978 by Minnesota entrepreneur Horst Rechelbacher, who had learned about the benefits of Ayurveda on a trip to India. Beginning his product line with a clove shampoo he mixed in his kitchen sink. […]

Nu Skin Clear Action Products for Acne

Continuing our review of product lines devoted to acne care, in this article we’ll take a look at Nu Skin Clear Action products for acne. Nu Skin a company that is known for producing what cosmetics expert Paula Begoun describes as “state of the art” moisturizers. They avoid the use of allergenic and potentially irritating […]

Cosmedicine Speedy Recovery for Acne

Until about a year ago, Cosmedicine had a Speedy Recovery product line for acne. Now Cosmedicine has a single Speedy Recovery product for acne. This one of a kind acne care product, however, is well worth considering, especially if you have fair but oily skin. The sole survivor of the Cosmedicine Speedy Recovery product line […]

The Clinique Acne Solutions Product Line for Acne

As a maker of cosmetics for people who don’t have acne issues, Clinique is well known for its products¬† that work well on dark skin tones. It not only makes foundations for olive, tan, brown, Asian, and black¬† skin, it also has unique mattefying ingredients that help these products smooth away small bumps and scars […]

The Clearasil Product Line for Acne

Lots of acne sites review individual products for acne. They also present affiliate links for those products in the hopes that you will choose to click on the link and buy the product. Here at we review a lot more products that we’ll ever try to sell, and it has occurred to us that […]

What Everyone With Acne Needs to Know about Neutrogena Skin ID

Neutrogena Skin ID is a unique product selection system that asks you 18 questions to direct you to the Neutrogena products that are most likely to heal your skin. In a five-minute skin quiz (there are no wrong answers), the Neutrogena system evaluates your skin care needs and suggests the products you need to clear […]