Accutane

‘Let me show you what it looked like’

An Arizona woman ended up with a massive abrasion on her chin after the stubble from her date irritated her weakened skin to the point of injuring her, all thanks to her acne medication. Annie anderson, a 21-year-old who currently lives and works in Utah, recounted her experience with the …

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Emma Chamberlain on How to Treat Chapped Lips on Accutane

Emma Chamberlain has no beauty secrets. The YouTuber, who rose to fame with her videos detailing essentially everything that happened to her in one day, is holding nothing back about her life. Now Emma is talking about her latest kept beauty secrets – including her favorite (and least favorite) beauty …

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Side effects of Accutane: weight, fertility, etc.

Isotretinoin (Accutane) is a drug that doctors prescribe to treat severe acne. It is a retinoid, which is a class of drugs similar to vitamin A. According to the British Association of Dermatologists, approximately 90% of people taking Accutane find that their acne improves dramatically, although it can get worse …

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How to keep acne skin hydrated on Accutane

I’ve had acne for over a decade (thanks to hormones and PCOS), and over the years I’ve learned to (mostly) control my rashes and fat with the right products. Everything changed six months ago when I started taking isotretinoin, a strong oral acne medication commonly known as Accutane, and suddenly …

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Doctors urged to reconsider controversial acne drug

Treatment for acne, including isotretinoin, a highly effective acne drug, should be made more readily available despite reports of its association with depression and suicide in adolescents. This is the implication of a study that was just published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Isotretinoin has been …

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