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Acne, also known as acne vulgaris, is a long-term skin disease that occurs when hair follicles are clogged with dead skin cells and oil from the skin. It is characterized by blackheads or whiteheads, pimples, oily skin, and possible scarring. It primarily affects areas of the skin with a relatively high number of oil glands, including the face, upper part of the chest, and back. The resulting appearance can lead to anxiety, reduced self-esteem and, in extreme cases, depression or thoughts of suicide.

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For many, it's not the stubborn acne that's the issue, but the embarrassing red scars they leave behind. He's a site with the best scar treatment products

Contributed by Karen Milich

Use an aloe plant to clear up acne. Just break off a piece and rub the goopy inside on your skin. It works where expensive acne treatments fail.

Contributed by Tori Griffin

Anti Acne Treatment

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Contributed by Laura Diana Escamilla

Some acne treatments, especially the alcohol based wipes, can dry out the skin. Be careful, read the packaging, and don't overdo it!

Contributed by Bridget LaMonica

How to get rid of PIMPLES!!

Before you try this- I just want you to know that it has worked on my type of skin, but I'm not sure if it works on all. This is what I do and It reduces my pimple size that same day. Hope it works for someone else, but I will not guarantee since I have not tried it on any one else. Here we go- Good Luck! Take a piece of orange peel and squirt the juice on the zit or big pimple. (ONLY WORKS ON ZITS not on small pimples) As it burns it down for a while( say 5 minutes) wash it off with warm-to-hot water(depending on what your skin can resist). Wait 10 minutes before trying it again. Do not spray any where near your eyes because the peel juice is very acidic and will definitely burn your eyes!! HOWEVER, if you do want to try a large part of your skin for small pimples, lemon juice and sugar grains works perfectly as a face wash. I pre wash my face first with very warm water, then apply the lemon juice on my face(AVOID EYE AREA) wait 3 minutes and rinse. Should only be done once a day and at most 3 times a week, because if done everyday or too many times- your face might get used to it like mine did for a while that it might not work anymore. Good luck! Since it might be your first time trying this. I suggest you try it first on a small part of your face, to see how it reacts to it first. I've experimented so much with my face and this has worked. Hope these methods work for you too!

Contributed by Joselyn Rojas

Finally a way to get perfect, flawless skin!

Contributed by Taylor Ashlyn

Awesome acne remedy with a regular, everyday household item.

Contributed by Lindsay Lathrum

Great to reduce acne!

Favorite drug store acne treatment! Helps reduce shine and oil as well as the appearance of pores.

Contributed by Lindsay Lathrum

They should try to avoid anything with fruits, especially strawberry or lemon because the acid in it irritates skin.

Contributed by Kelley Joo

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