Many natural health experts tell us that redness and pimples on the skin are caused by poisons in the body trying to break out, and the best way to get rid of acne for good is to do an acne detox. The kind of acne detox that really works, however, is a great deal different […]
Nearly everyone gets mild to moderate acne between the ages of 8 and 18, and nearly every case of acne resolves on its own eventually even without medical care. Some people who have acne, however, need the services of a specialized acne clinic. And it’s also possible to have diseases that look like acne but […]
When acne occurs on brown skin, special handling is required. People who have brown skin tend to get acne later in life, and sometimes don’t get acne at all. When acne strikes brown skin, however, it tends to be exceptionally severe and the leave lasting scars and discoloration.
Writers of acne books often promise overnight cures of skin care issues you have had for weeks, months, or years. No acne book can tell you how to cure acne in 24 hours or less, but some acne books are better than others. Let’s take a look at the bestsellers.
For centuries, people who had acne were told that they needed the sun to “dry out” their skin. While both dryness and sun are enemies of healthy skin, it turns out the old advice to expose acne to the light of day was partially correct. Visible blue light, it turns out, can kill acne.
Keeping acne-prone skin free of blemishes requires daily effort, but it does not have to cost a fortune or take over your life. Here are seven simple ways to fight acne blemishes that nearly always work.
Birth control for acne, but is it right for you? If you notice that your acne tends to get worse during the week before your period, then birth control may be able to help. Estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone are the main hormones involved with acne related to the menstrual cycle, and their varying levels can […]
People who are blessed with dark brown and black skin tones have skin that is uniquely resistant to sun damage and sunburn. The same characteristics that give black skin the power to stand up to sun damage, however, also make it vulnerable to permanent damage from acne.
Many acne care products can kill acne bacteria. The problem with some of these products is that they can also kill the skin. This article reviews the 10 most commonly used products for getting rid of acne infections, their pros and their cons. But first let’s take a closer look at how acne bacteria cause, […]
Vitamins are vital, and we should always take more, right? Everyone needs to get a minimum amount of vitamin B12. But taking too much vitamin B12 can make your acne worse, and even trigger breakouts when you have clear skin. On the other hand, certain acne medications can cause a deficiency of vitamin B12 that […]
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