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  • November is National Healthy Skin Month

    Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 10:10pm

    November is officially designated as National Healthy Skin Month in the US. All month long, people are encouraged to learn about the functions of skin and how to keep it healthy. The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) first implemented November as healthy skin month in order to raise awareness about the importance of keeping skin fresh, hydrated and healthy all year round.

  • Antibiotics for Acne? Why Not?

    Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 5:07am
  • June is Acne Awareness Month

    Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 12:20pm

    First, let’s bury the myths of what acne is not:

    • It is not due to dirty skin.
    • It is not due to eating chocolate.
    • It is not due to sexual frustrations.
    • It is not just a teenage problem.

     

  • What is Retention Hyperkeratosis?

    Monday, May 15, 2017 - 6:20am

    Retention Hyperkeratosis is at the very core of acne and in order to affect the acne condition this process must be interrupted.

  • Diet And Acne: Is There A Link?

    Sunday, June 12, 2016 - 10:24pm

    Just like allergies, acne is the result of a weakened immune system. Yet, western medicine is not convinced that there is a link between acne and diet. You’ll find studies that discredit it, and others that make a strong case for it.

    What’s interesting is that acne is considered a Western disease. It is virtually non-existent in non-westernized societies where refined carbohydrates and sugar are rarely eaten!

  • PCA SKIN’s Intensive Clarity Treatment: 0.5% pure retinol night

    Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 3:31pm

    Intensive Clarity Treatment™: 0.5% pure retinol night is a nighttime treatment that pairs 0.5% pure retinol with antioxidants and lightening agents to promote an even skin tone and a clear complexion. Lilac leaf cell culture extract is a potent antioxidant derived from the stem cells of the lilac plant. Verbascoside is the major component of this particular stem cell extract, responsible for inhibiting P. acnes bacteria, minimizing inflammation and supporting the wound-healing cascade.

  • One of many reasons Oral Antibiotics don't work for Acne

    Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 1:29pm

    'Acne medication left me partially blind':

    Mother prescribed common antibiotics can no longer drive due to blurred vision

     

    A former army recruitment officer says her life has been ruined because she was left 'partially blinded' by medication which was meant to cure her acne.

    Rachel Yeo, 26, says she experienced shattering migraines when antibiotics prescribed by her doctor caused fluid to build up around her brain. 

  • The New Clearskin

    Sunday, April 7, 2013 - 9:00pm

    In the spirit of continuous improvement, PCA SKIN® is proud to launch the newly reformulated Clearskin, now with 4% niacinamide.