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Acne Related To Your Period

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 […]

Everything You Need to Know About the American Academy Of Dermatology Acne Update

Acne can be a challenging topic to talk about, right? I mean, just hearing the name can bring up these disgusting images of pus-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 Academy of […]

Acne on Cheeks – What Causes It And How To Get Rid Of Cheek Acne

Stubborn acne on cheeks can seem impossible to treat, but a few fundamental lifestyle changes could 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 is […]

Acne Depression: Is It Real? Is It Serious?

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Acne vulgaris, a common skin disorder, was proven to cause significant psychological and psychosocial repercussions in 1955. Since these findings, measures have been taken to curb and prevent those effects. These measures have been successful to some degree, but the effects that acne has on a person’s mental health are much deeper than originally thought1. […]

Adult Acne May Be Different For Men—This Is Why

As usual, when it comes to information about the skin and hair, there just aren’t many full articles dedicated to men. Acne is just as prevalent in adolescent males as females1. As adults though, more women tend to get acne than men. But that doesn’t mean men don’t suffer the same issues and heartache as […]

Acne And How It Can Affect Your Career

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Does acne negatively affect your career? Suffering from acne can be hard enough on your social life1. But if you have the feeling that it may be affecting your career too, new evidence says you may be right. Having acne can affect your career path in a variety of ways2. If acne makes you feel […]

Is Acne Hereditary?

Genetics and Acne Genetics and Acne

Growing up as a kid, did you have severe acne? What about mild acne? Are you worried about your children getting acne? Worried they will go through the same struggles with it like you did? This is a common concern among parents. Growing up with acne can be really tough and in extreme cases, even […]

Can You Prevent Your Child From Getting Acne?

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While children can get acne1, it is most prevalent in teenagers going through puberty. Acne can cause insecurities, depression and overall low self-esteem in many teens. Is it possible to prevent your child from getting acne? Unfortunately there’s not a guaranteed solution to prevent acne because acne is caused by overactive oil glands. Fortunately though, […]

Is The Climate Causing Your Acne?

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Have you noticed that you breakout more during a certain time of the year1? Maybe during winter you have the worst breakouts or being in the sun during the summertime seems to lead to more breakouts. That’s because what many people don’t realize is that climate can definitely affect your acne2. But there are things […]

Is Acne Becoming A Kids’ Disease?

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Everybody knows that teens get acne. Nearly everyone now an adult remembers getting blackheads, whiteheads, pimples, and other kinds of zits as a teenager. But there is a disturbing recent trend of acne in children as young as 7 up to the age of 12. Dermatologist Latanya Benjamin of the Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital at […]

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