Grad, first job, a wedding – there are lots of special occasions coming in 2016.

Group Of High School Students Celebrating GraduationBut acne may cause embarrassment and stress at these times. What to do?

Despite the hype, there are no miracle, overnight cures for acne. In fact, acne cannot be cured, but it can be successfully controlled in virtually every case.

Acne treatment takes from 6 weeks (self treatment for mild acne) to a couple of months (medical treatment for moderate to severe acne).

Start now and get acne under control in time for the big day or special occasions coming up in your life.

5 Steps to help get acne under control in 2016.

#1 Find out what type of acne you have – Mild, Moderate, Severe.

# 2 Get medical help if you need it. Acne is the most common skin problem seen by doctors (Checklist: When to see a doctor).

#3 Learn about treatments for Mild, Moderate or Severe acne.

# 4 Get tips on skin care for acne-prone skin. Good skin care can help improve the appearance and health of your skin.

# 5 Be patient. Acne treatment takes time since the focus is on preventing new spots from developing so you can have clearer skin in the near future. See below for When you will see results and How much improvement to expect.


Wishing you a Happy New Year!