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Understanding Basic Acne Development

Need straightforward information on acne? This is the place to start. Get the basics to help you make sense of this common skin disease. Learn how and why acne develops, become familiar with its progression and stages, and explore the functions of the hair follicle and how it relates to acne.
  1. Causes and Development (7)
  2. Glossary (92)
  3. Types of Acne (11)

Why You Should Love Your Skin (Even When It's Breaking Out)
Want to fall in love with your skin again? Maybe you just need to get to know it better.

Getting To Know Your Pores
You don't pay much attention to your pores -- until they become clogged or enlarged. Have you ever wondered why your pores behave this way, or even why you have pores in the first place?

The Amazing Shrinking Pores
Learn the most amazing (and effective) ways to shrink large pores.

Can You Close Large Pores?
Can you do anything to close large pores?

What Causes Large Pores?
Large pores are an issue for lots of people. What causes large pores in the first place? Learn why large pores develop.

What Are Pores?
If you have oily skin or acne, you probably also have enlarged pores. But what are pores exactly?

What is Acne?
Learn about acne and its development, why acne occurs, and what can be done to control it.

Is There a Cure for Acne?
If you suffer from pimples, you want an acne cure! But is there a cure for acne that really works? Are acne cure claims genuine or bogus?

Frequently Asked Acne Questions
Get answers to the top 5 frequently asked questions about acne.

Acne Myths
There are many myths and misconceptions regarding acne and its development. Learn more about what causes acne, and what does not.

Acne in Skin of Color
For those with ethnic skin, acne presents unique challenges.

Acne Overview
Get a basic overview of acne, its symptoms and treatments from the ADAM Healthcare Center.

AAD - Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to some of the most frequently asked acne questions, sponsored by the American Academy of Dermatology.

Acne Information from the AAD
Information regarding acne and its treatment from the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD).

Anatomy of Skin Layers
The skin is an interesting and complex organ. Get detailed information about the skin's layers from the About.com Guide to Dermatology.

Why We Pop Pimples
We pop pimples even though we know we shouldn't. Dermatologist Richard Fried explains why we are driven to pop pimples, and whether it's ever OK to pop pimples or zits.

How Do You Treat Acne and Dry Skin?
Share your tips for treating acne and dry skin, and read what others do to treat their acne and dry skin.

Acne and Sensitive Skin
Having acne is hard enough; having acne and sensitive skin may be even harder. These 5 tips will help you get results and save your skin.

Acne In Adult Men
Teens aren't the only ones who get acne. Here are 10 things you must known about adult acne in men.

Oily Skin and Acne
Not in love with your oily skin? Here are 5 tips to help you control acne and oily skin. You may just learn to embrace your skin type!

10 Things To Stop Doing When You Have Acne
See how your skin changes when you stop doing these 10 things.

Acne Ages and Stages
Anyone can get acne -- teens, adults, children, even babies. Learn how acne is treated at different stages of life.

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