In the past, mineral oil has gotten a bad rap for causing pimples and acne – a widespread reputation that many people believed. However, new studies are showing some very different results. According to researchers, there are a few types of mineral oils, and the one used in common skincare isn’t the type to cause […]
Over 50 million Americans suffer from acne; that’s almost as much as the Canadian and Australian population combined. For decades, doctors and scientists have been searching for the cure to acne without true success. They know that acne-bacteria plays a role, but so do hormones, environmental conditions, hygiene and more. Yet, no one has ever […]
Are you considering using coconut oil for acne? If you are, that’s not surprising. Coconut oil has been a popular health food fad for several years now, and that doesn’t seem likely to change any time soon. Some sources claim it can help you lose weight, while others suggest that it can soothe an upset […]
In the search for the cure to acne, sufferers have tried everything from dietary changes to topical treatments and even forms of surgery. But what if the cure for acne is hidden in the secrets of the past? Since the Stone Ages, the Ancient Chinese have been practicing acupuncture, a form of medicine that involves […]
Acne is a widespread condition that more than half the population will experience, and as such, there are a plethora of treatments and remedies to deal with it. Recent science suggests that there may be viruses that are also capable of killing acne bacteria, ultimately curing acne. Scientific researchers Laura Marinelli, Ph.D. and Robert Modlin, […]
The search for the cure for acne has driven sufferers, doctors and dermatologists searching high and low for answers. What causes acne and what can cure it are the two ends to the same question that people have been asking for decades. The answer, however, is elusive and seems to be far more complex than […]
Everyone knows that exercise is great for health and well-being, but few really talk about how amazing exercise can be for your skin. The average dermatologist and even fitness guru often talk about these great benefits that exercise provides, but most forget to include the details of how impactful it can be for the health […]
For many years, it was popularly believed that Vaseline was an acne-causing substance and should be avoided like the plague by anyone who was acne-prone. Believe it or not, this belief turns out to be more fiction than fact for the majority of acne sufferers in the world, and there are a plethora of examples […]
Every woman dreads that time of the month when they have to deal with cramps, bloating and all-things-PMS. For some, that list also includes acne and breakouts, known as menstrual acne. What Is Menstrual Acne? Menstrual acne is the skin flare-up that occurs about 7 – 10 days before a woman’s period begins and usually […]
Bacterial resistance to antibiotics is a growing concern. Many strains of bacteria that were once responsive to common antibiotics are rapidly becoming resistant. And it just so happens that the root cause of acne is often a bacteria called Propionibacterium acnes and unfortunately it appears to be evolving and becoming resistant to antibiotics.
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