10 Acne Myths Debunked

Teri Acne Facts, Acne-related Skin Care, Skin-formation

Myth: Frequent washing keeps skin clear. Fact: Washing too often can actually irritate and dehydrated the skin. Since acne begins deep inside the pore and washing occurs on the surface one will not help the other. Proper cleansing right after workouts/ at the end of the day and using active products that can penetrate the pore are going to be …

I wash my face 3 times per day. Why am I still breaking out?

Teri Eastin Acne-related Skin Care, Skin-formation

Our teen clients and their parents come to our program having spent hours researching skin-care routines and best products. When breakouts occur, many of our clients and their parents think the culprit is not washing enough, hair on their forehead or use of the wrong makeup or skincare products. But what they don’t understand is that treating true acne prone …

How Does The Virtual Clear Skin Program Work?

Teri Eastin Acne-related Skin Care, Skin-formation

Here at Atlanta Acne Specialists, we have worked to make our Virtual Clear Skin Program to be simple and user-friendly. We are confident it will be the best virtual acne program around. Why virtual? This program was created for brand new clients. But then we realized that it would also be a great opportunity for our existing clients who have …

Sunscreen: Skin’s Secret Weapon

Teri Eastin Other Acne Treatments, Skin-formation

If you’re like most people, you wear sunscreen when you go to the pool or to the beach in order to prevent a sunburn. That’s totally understandable; sunburn is uncomfortable and even painful. Preventing short-term discomfort is certainly a worthy cause. But only using sunscreen on sunny, hot days is not enough to protect your skin from long-term damage. The …

The Importance of Maintaining a Skin-Care Regimen

Teri Eastin Acne-related Skin Care, Skin-formation

Acne is the most common skin condition in the U.S., affecting up to 50 million people every year. But somehow, that doesn’t make acne any less frustrating. So you decided to visit an acne specialist in Atlanta. Great move! Now you’re finally seeing improvement in your skin. When this happens, it can be easy to start slacking on your skin-care …

Is your Diet Causing Break-Outs?

Teri Eastin Other Acne Treatments, Skin-formation

When it comes to clearing your skin, changing your skincare regimen goes well beyond the products you use. Believe it or not, your diet can also have a huge impact on your skin. To achieve the clear, healthy skin that you want, you have to pay more attention to what you eat and drink. We’ve heard for many years that chocolate …

How to Wash your Face

Teri Eastin Other Acne Treatments, Skin-formation

Are you washing your face properly? Whether you realize it or not, there is a right way and a wrong way to wash your face. How you wash can have almost as significant an impact on your skin as the products you use. For example, if you use too little cleanser it may not do its job properly. Use too …

Acne Specialist or Dermatologist?

Teri Eastin Other Acne Treatments, Skin-formation

  When you’re faced with acne, selecting the right practitioner is an important first step toward getting clearer skin. But should you make an appointment with a dermatologist for your acne? It’s a reasonable consideration because dermatologists are skin doctors, after all. But what if there were a better option that offered specialized treatment for your skin condition? Wouldn’t it …

What is Acne?

Teri Eastin Acne Facts, Skin-formation

When you first start battling breakouts, you head to the drug store and pick up some over-the-counter treatments in the health and beauty aisle. Unfortunately, those products don’t fix the problem. So you order advanced acne treatment from an infomercial because a celebrity said it works wonders. And it does…if dry, flaky red skin counts as “wonders.” At this point, …