When you hear “hormonal acne,” you probably have flashbacks to high school, but unfortunately, leaving your teenage years behind doesn’t free you from hormonal acne. There are actually several ways hormones can cause acne, from puberty to stress to serious health conditions. Most people experience hormonal acne at some point in their lives, or during […]
Honey for acne? Whether you’re looking for an acne treatment without all the chemicals, or trying to find creative ways to use the everyday items in your pantry, honey may be the answer you’re looking for. Honey is antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant-rich, and has been used in the world of medicine for thousands of years. All […]
Probably you can find out everything you need to know about how to use apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, rose water, various herbal concoctions, milk and honey, green tea, mud packs, and other low-tech acne home remedies in any number of books and on any number of sites on the Internet. But for a slightly […]
Acne help is not hard to find, but not all acne help is helpful. This article will outline the potential and pitfalls of the most common sources of information for fighting acne.
“How would you like to have clear skin in just 24 hours?” the advertisements beckon. “Stop blemishes before they start!” site visitors are told. Acne heat treatment devices are heavily advertised and highly popular. But do they really work?
“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.
There are so many kinds of acne that you practically need a scorecard to keep up. Understanding your personal form of acne, however, is essential to choosing the right acne treatment. Different kinds of acne require different kinds of treatment, and what is helpful for one acne form may be harmful for another.
I’ve spent some time as a formulator of cosmetic products for American and Canadian companies that sell their formulas around the world. From time to time simply not knowing about ethnic skin and acne differences has created some very significant problems for the companies I serve.
Does taking an enema for acne really make sense? The fact is, enemas are more likely to result in increased blemishes than decreased blemishes, and they taking enemas too often can cause other health problems.
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