For health's sake · All about clear skin

Acne treatment tips and tricks, direct from a dermatologist

Whether it’s genetics, hormone changes, clogged pores or something else, acne doesn’t only affect teenagers: It’s common throughout adulthood, too.

Aside from creating problems for your skin, those annoying pimples, whiteheads and blackheads can damage your confidence and hurt your self-esteem. If you have persistent acne, it might feel like a condition you just have to accept.

Here’s the truth: Acne is very treatable. But with so many regimens, routines and products promising to “do the trick” and “clear up acne,” how do you know which ones actually work?

On this episode of For Health’s Sake, we talked to Dr. Lauren Brin, a dermatologist at Hudson Hospital & Clinic, about effectively managing acne and cleansing your skin. She gave us her expert’s perspective on:

  • What really causes acne (and what doesn’t)
  • Which acne products you should pick up at the store – including how to use them to get the best results
  • When to see a dermatologist to get help with your acne

Acne always seems to flare up at the worst times. But with Dr. Brin’s advice, you’ll be well on your way toward consistently clearer, healthier skin. Listen in for acne treatment tips you can rely on.