Most people who experience acne have their own version of the particular causes that lead to their breakouts. Some blame it on stress, others – on their unhealthy diet, or even on their genes and general bad luck. If you are fighting acne, too, then you probably have an elaborate story prepared for anytime someone […]
The most recurring forms of acne happen on the back, face, and chest. Although scalp acne may not be the most common form of acne that people have to deal with, it does not diminish the annoyance of those who have to face on a daily basis. If you are one of the unlucky ones […]
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 […]
Acne can be a really difficult topic to talk about, right? I mean, just hearing the name can bring up these disgusting images of puss filled zits and horrible pimples. But as they say, not talking about a problem is never a solution, so we are going to talk, and it’s good news! The American […]
Surely everything that could possibly be said about skin cleansing is already somewhere on the Internet, right? We don’t really think so. In fact, we have come up with seven new rules for fighting acne and bringing out natural skin tones with skin cleansing, starting with one rule you might be surprised to see on […]
If you have acne, you probably know that sometimes treatment just doesn’t work. In fact, once in a while acne treatments even make your skin worse. When acne treatment produces the oozy, slimy, painful symptoms we usually associate with eczema, the underlying problem typically is damage to the stratum corneum1, the protective barrier of the […]
We’re just getting the forum for this site set up, but our writer Robert Rister has been getting reader questions about acne for over a decade. Here are some classic questions that get asked over and over again.
When we talk about natural treatments for acne, we usually talk about tea tree oil. But the preparation of marigold petals known as calendula also has potent anti-inflammatory power for calendula.
Xerosis (pronounced zee-roe-sis) is a chronic condition of dry skin. It’s more common in the elderly than it is in other age groups. One of the odd symptoms of xerosis is the development of acne. Even if you didn’t get whiteheads and blackheads at the age of 17, you just might at 47 or 57 […]
You can’t spend two minutes surfing the Internet for information about acne without coming across and article or an advertisement or a question or a comment about skin cleansers. Thousands of pages of information tell us that cleansing the skin is basic to curing acne. But what does it mean to cleanse your skin, anyway?
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