5 Biggest Myths About Acne-Prone Skin

5 Biggest Myths About Acne-Prone Skin

When it comes to acne, it seems like there's an endless amount of information and tips swirling around the internet and social media. From "quick...


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Kristin Archer
Published Sep 17, 2020

The Benefits of Tea Tree Oil

The Benefits of Tea Tree Oil

The health benefits of tea tree oil range from insect repellent to all-purpose cleaner. Perhaps, however, its most well-known benefit is for its use in...


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Kristin Archer
Published Aug 04, 2020

KitavaMD Acne Cleansing Gel

Skin Purging: Why, When & For How Long?

Skin purging can be a confusing process that many don’t know much about. When starting a new skincare product, how can you tell if you’re...


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Kristin Archer
Published Jul 27, 2020

Maskne Help: Tips to Avoid Irritation & Breakouts

Maskne Help: Tips to Avoid Irritation & Breakouts

Face masks are the new normal as we continue to fight the spread of Covid-19. While they're super helpful in protecting our health, they're also...


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Kristin Archer
Published Jul 06, 2020

KitavaMD Diet and Acne Myths

Breaking down the biggest myths about diet and acne.

A commonly discussed factor in cystic acne and acne breakouts is diet. In fact, if you Google “Does diet affect acne?”, that search will yield...


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Kristin Archer
Published Jun 23, 2020

KitavaMD Smoothing Facial Cream

3 Amazing Things Niacinamide Can Do for Your Skin

Known as one of nature’s best vitamins for the skin, niacinamide is a powerful antioxidant that can treat those with rosacea-prone skin, people who suffer...


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Kristin Archer
Published May 29, 2020

Patient Spotlight: Life-threatening rash, or harmless side-effect of a margarita?

Patient Spotlight: Life-threatening rash, or harmless side-effect of a margarita?

Most of my patients come in with typical skin conditions (eczema, moles and acne), and the treatments are pretty standard and well-known. However, when someone...


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Dr. Paru Chaudhari
Published Aug 12, 2019

Bleached towels? Your acne treatment is likely the problem.

Bleached towels? Your acne treatment is likely the problem.

Well-known chemical Benzoyl Peroxide is the most commonly used acne-fighting ingredient. It is an oxidizing agent and when strong oxidizers come in contact with colored...


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Dr. Paru Chaudhari
Published Jul 18, 2019

What does your skin tell me about you?

What does your skin tell me about you?

Certain findings on the skin are signs of stress and anxiety, and acne is a good example of this. Working with my patients to improve...


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Dr. Justin Gordon
Published Jul 18, 2019