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Wash your face daily – an easy way to rid acne

The last blog post was the first most important thing to help your acne, stop picking. The second most important thing you can do to prevent new acne from coming is to wash your face before you go to bed. Sleeping in your make up or even just sleeping in the sweat and grime from a day at school or work provides all kinds of yummy food for the acne forming bacteria, P. Acnes that lives on your skin. If you have no time for acne, then you must find two seconds to wash your face before you go to sleep. If you are someone that doesn’t like water on your face the make-

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up remover wipes do a great job. However you choose to wipe the day off your face, be sure that when you’re done washing your face that your skin does not feel tight or dry. You do not want to remove absolutely every last drop of the natural oil on your skin as that will send your oil glands into overdrive and will actually make your acne worse. Therefore, be sure to choose a nice gentile cleanser that removes all the make-up and does not dry out your skin.


If you have already done everything under the sun for your acne and still are struggling, you must see a board-certified dermatologist like Dr. Amanda Lloyd for evaluation and treatment recommendations. Unfortunately, some acne is genetic and no matter what you do you are genetically programmed to have acne. This is why we have evidence based medicine! Let it work for you! Dr. Lloyd will collaborate with you to put your best face forward in the most time efficient manner as she has numerous was of improving your complexion and will certainly find one that fits with your lifestyle.

This way you will Look Stunning. Always.

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Meet Dr. Amanda Lloyd


Board-Certified Dermatologist Dr. Amanda Lloyd has expertise ranging from cosmetic to cancerous. After completing her Bachelor’s degree, Medical Degree and Dermatology residency, she established the Skin & Vein Institute in Encinitas, CA. She is an authority on cosmetic dermatology and injectables, laser therapies, venous disease treatments and skin cancer surgery with cosmetic reconstruction. Additional training with Mohs Surgery and cosmetic dermatology fellowship, many published articles and textbook chapters have enhanced her profile.

Dr. Lloyd’s well-rounded approach to skin care, health, and appearance and membership in many dermatology associations have gained her respect among peers. She regularly lectures her peers at the dermatologic national meetings.

She has earned her patients trust as a dermatology authority who wants to make them look their best so they Look Stunning, Always.

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