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    How To Treat Acne Scars: The Complete Guide

    “Gio, what are the best skincare products to treat acne scars?” I hate this question. I don’t like to be the bearer of bad news. I know it’s devastating to get rid of acne, only to be left with raised, pitted scars all over your face. Ugh. But I can’t lie to you either and […]

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    3 Skincare Mistakes You May Be Making That Are Giving You Dark Spots

    Dark spots, sun spots, hyperpigmentation… call them however you like, they always spring out all of a sudden as if out of nowhere. Ugh. Sometimes, it’s inevitable. Hormones, injuries and simply growing older can make your skin go haywire and start pumping out more melanin than it needs. But other times… other times you may […]

  • treat acne scars

    Differin: Is It The Best Treatment For Acne (& Wrinkles)?

    Since Differin was demoted from prescription to OTC in the US last year, a lot of you have been asking me if it’s worth a try. Short answer: yes for acne. No for wrinkles. Long answer: read on… What Is Differin? Differin is the brand name. The active ingredient is adapalene, a new form of […]

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    5 Acne Mistakes You May Not Know You’re Making (And How To Fix Them)

    WTH? Why are you still there?! You’ve tried everything. You’re washing your face 10 times a day and scrubbing it like there’s no tomorrow, but your acne just. Won’t. Budge. Even popping those damn pimples won’t work. For every one you kill, two more spring up. It’s a curse! Being harsh on your skin isn’t […]

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    How Do You Fade Away The Dark Marks Left Behind By Pimples?

    Pimples love revenge. Dare give them the boot and they’ll leave a dark mark where they used to be. Ugh. It’s like you’re fixing a problem only to cause another. *sighs* FYI, this pimple revenge has a scientific name: post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (I know, it’s a mouthful!). It sounds like something horrible, doesn’t it? Good news, […]