Tag Archives: skin

6 ingredients to look for and 5 to avoid when picking a moisturizer for acne-prone skin – INSIDER

Acne-prone skin can benefit from the use of moisturizer. If you have acne-prone skin, look for moisturizers with salicylic, glycerin, and hyaluronic acid. Stay clear of petrolatum and coconut oil as they can clog pores and cause breakouts. It’s a myth that people with acne-prone skin shouldn’t moisturize. Although it can be difficult to find… Read More »

Hawaii toddler with eczema suffers severe ‘lobster’ red, oozing skin reaction to steroid cream

WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES BELOW  A young Hawaiian boy suffered a severe skin reaction that included painful, oozing and sometimes bloody red scabs after his parents used a steroid-based cream that was prescribed to treat his eczema. Kristi and Matt Chun, parents to 20-month-old Colby, began to use the cream on their son after initially finding a… Read More »

Medication for severe acne, Isotretinoin, alters skin microbiome – ScienceBlog.com

Isotretinoin, a form of vitamin A, has been prescribed to treat acne for decades. It reduces oil production in the skin, which helps prevent acne from forming. But new research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has uncovered a previously unknown benefit of the medication. It shifts the skin microbiome of acne… Read More »