Nearly 50% of people who have rosacea also have a condition known as small intestine bacterial overgrowth, or SIBO. In one small study, 100% of people who have ocular rosacea (which can cause red and puffy eyelids, a feeling of grittiness in the eyes, eye pain, and sensitivity to light) have the predisposing condition.
If you have been in the natural products and natural foods industry for a while, you have probably seen a lot of “superfoods” come and go. Generally, the peddlers of superfoods want to convince everyone who has money left on their credits cards that their superfood is the one and only natural treatment for any […]
Getting enough vitamin B6 is an important part of preventing and treating acne. Getting too much vitamin B6, however, can actually make acne worse.
There is a fungus among us, many would-be acne experts would have you believe. Fungus feeds on sugar, we are often told. And actually that’s true. Acne bacteria are closely related to fungi, it’s said, so all anyone with acne really needs to do is stop eating sugar and acne will cure itself. Unfortunately, that […]
Every few years grapefruit is either praised as a miracle diet food or panned as the source of plant chemicals that interact with medications. The fact is, grapefruit can be helpful in controlling appetite, because it can fill up at the cost of very few calories, and grapefruit juice neutralizes enzymes that the liver uses […]
In the classic comedy movie Dracula: Dead and Loving It, Mel Brooks’ character Dr. Abraham van Helsing orders massive amounts of garlic to be placed in the bedroom of the young and nubile Lucy (played by Lysette Anthony) after tiny puncture marks have been found on her neck. A competing doctor played by Harvey Korman […]
There is a standard guide to the formulas used to make just the brands of makeup sold in the United States that is over 2,000 pages long. Cosmetics companies are constantly thinking of new ways to help their customers make their skin more beautiful, or maybe just to help their customers think they are making […]
Whether you treat your skin with an acne gel, acne cream, acne foam, or acne lotion is not as important as the ingredients the product contains. For some skin care problems, however, lotions are best.
“Do you suffer from unsightly whiteheads, zits, pimples, and acne?” the advertisement asks. “Do you worry about uneven skin tone, blemishes, and even blackheads? You are about to learn how to feel better, look better, and get rid of acne for good—in as little as three days!” It sounds too good to be true.
Foundation makeup can make acne worse, or help clear up blemished skin for good. It’s all in how you use it. This article explains what you need to know to use foundation on acne-prone skin.
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