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Why You Should Avoid Antibiotics for Acne

Why You Should Avoid Antibiotics for Acne

Today, I, as the founder of Face 5 and a certified acne specialist, wanted to talk about why you should avoid antibiotics for acne. The dangers of the long-time use of antibiotics as a treatment for acne are well-documented… despite both topical and oral antibiotics...
Sunscreen and Acne: Can Sunscreen Make Acne Worse?

Sunscreen and Acne: Can Sunscreen Make Acne Worse?

Sunscreen and acne: can sunscreen make acne worse? In today’s blog, we here at Face5 are diving even deeper into common myths and misconceptions surrounding sunscreen and acne as an accompaniment to one of our other summer-themed blogs, “Sunscreen 101”. First Things...
Why Does it Take 90 Days to Clear Acne?

Why Does it Take 90 Days to Clear Acne?

Why does it take 90 days to clear acne? Here at Face 5, this is a question I field frequently as an acne specialist. Whether you are grappling with adult acne, teenage acne, are here in Colorado Springs or are one of my acne clients who live abroad, there is one...
Are Your Hair Products Causing Your Acne?

Are Your Hair Products Causing Your Acne?

Are your hair products causing your acne? During my time as an acne specialist, I have had hundreds of clients come in to Face 5 with acne on and/or around their hairline and forehead. At first, the majority of them don’t believe that these breakouts could be...
5 Changes You NEED to Make to Beat Acne in 2021

5 Changes You NEED to Make to Beat Acne in 2021

2021 is on the horizon, and that means New Year’s resolutions are as well. Is sorting out the changes you need to make to beat acne in 2021 at the heart of yours? If the answer is “Yes” (or if you’re looking to finally clear your teen’s acne for good!), look no...