9 Things to Try When Acne Won’t Clear, According to Dermatologists

Tried just about every acne treatment to get rid of acne but to no avail? Don’t despair. To see clearer skin, you probably just need some changes with consistency. The following tips from dermatologists can help you get started. How much do you know about acne? Take the quiz to find out! 1. Remind me, […]

Acne FAQ: Dermatologist’s View on Acne and Clogged Pores

There is a lot of misinformation out there regarding acne treatments so we wanted to debunk and give you honest advice here: Q: Do I need to see a dermatologist or aesthetician? A: Over 95% of the people who have acne can treat using non-prescription products without paying big bucks to see a dermatologist or […]

3 Acne Food Myths You Should Stop Believing

Our users often ask if their diet affects acne and the answer is YES.  What you eat can increase or decrease sebum production.  However, it isn’t what you’d expect … so let’s first start off by debunking some long-held, myths spread by our well-meaning grandmas: Eating oily foods does not cause more oily skin: There […]

Forget Masks and Scrubs: To Stop Pimples, You Need to Go Deeper

To scrub or not to scrub… these days, scrubs, pore strips, and especially clay masks are all the rage. It’s tempting to believe that these products can wear down or suck out the clogs in our pores. However, as fun as these products are, these measures alone are usually ineffective at clearing pores or reducing […]

For Acne-Prone Skin, It’s Time to Go on a Skincare Diet

Reduce the number of products you are using, if you have clogged pores or breakouts. It’s time to go back to the basics and focus on quality products effective at clearing clogs. In the pursuit of glowing skin, it can be exhilarating to purchase the latest potions and lotions to get the clear, glossy skin […]

Acne in the Tropics: How to Deal

When we first started Clearly, we had focused on reaching out to teens since the incidence of acne normally drops off after the age of 19. But to our surprise, adults in their 20’s and 30’s were signing up for subscriptions alongside teens… why? While we know that incidence rate of acne remains high even […]