Tag Archives: Acne

Toothpaste on Pimples: Does It Get Rid of Acne? I Asked a Dermatologist – Cosmopolitan

There are a few things that make me, the resident skin-obsessed beauty editor, gasp a horrible gasp in my cold, dead heart: when someone admits to sleeping in their makeup (stop), when someone tells me they only use makeup wipes to “wash” their face (seriously, stop), and when someone talks about putting toothpaste on their… Read More »

Things That Were Supposed to Cure My Acne and What They Actually Did – The New Yorker

The cure: Tea-tree-oil spot treatmentThe result: No noticeable difference except that the scent seemed to trigger my roommate Beth’s chronic migraines. In our two years of living together, I’ve never seen her puke with that kind of trajectory. The cure: Coconut oil as moisturizerThe result: Horrible rash. I had to use the last of Beth’s… Read More »

Cystic Acne Treatment: What’s Up With Those Large, Painful Pimples That Won’t Go Away? – Self

You’ve probably experienced a few different types of acne since your teenage years, from annoying blackheads to juicy papules. But if you’ve ever developed one of those large, deep, painful red pimples that doesn’t go away, and sometimes never comes to a head, you know it’s a different beast altogether.  If you’ve been slathering your… Read More »