Tag Archives: Acne

How to Treat Closed Comedones, the Acne You Didn’t Know You Had – Self

If an inflamed, angry-red pimple is the skin-care equivalent of a scream, a closed comedone is a threatening whisper. Seemingly “head”-less and unpoppable, closed comedones are white or skin-colored bumps that gradually build beneath the surface of the skin until they’re large enough to be visible in profile. Closed comedones are commonly called whiteheads, which,… Read More »

Adult Acne Is On The Rise — & It Goes Way Beyond Surface Level – Refinery29

“While teenagers are vulnerable to depression and anxiety stemming from the condition at this developmental stage, studies show that as a group, it’s the adult population that experiences it the most,” says Keira Barr, MD, a board-certified dermatologist whose practice, the Resilient Health Institute, is dedicated to what she calls the “intimate and intricate brain-skin… Read More »