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.
Many traditional medicine systems rely heavily on herbs and plants for their healing properties. Ancient literature of many cultures is filled with thousands of herbs and plants that have tremendous medicinal properties. One plant is considered to be so packed full of health promoting and disease-fighting properties that it is sometimes called “Miracle Tree” or […]
Laser treatments are popular in treating many skin conditions. Yet, the traditional ablative laser technology has many problems. These lasers can easily damage the uppermost layer of skin called the epidermis. It’s also very difficult to control the depth to which these lasers penetrate the skin. But the modern fractional technology overcomes these disadvantages of […]
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 […]
Stubborn acne on cheeks can seem impossible to treat, but a few key lifestyle changes could actually do the trick. Unlike the forehead and nose, which are in the notoriously oily ‘T-zone,” the cheeks are part of the “U-zone,” which is typically drier. That doesn’t mean cheek acne is rare though. It just means oil […]
Barberries are one of the most antioxidant-rich fruits found in nature. It’s now a scientific fact that barberries have numerous health benefits. They’ve been found to be effective in treating a number of respiratory, gastrointestinal and skin issues. As a result, they have generated a great interest in the scientific community. But most recently, they’ve […]
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