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Is Mineral Oil Really That Bad For Your Pimples?

In the past, mineral oil has gotten a bad rap for causing pimples and acne – a widespread reputation that many people believed. However, new studies are showing1 some very different results. According to researchers2, there are different grades of mineral oils, and the one used in common skincare isn’t the type to cause pimples […]

How Exercise Affects Your Acne & Other Skin Problems

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 […]

Fact or Fiction: Does Vaseline Cause Acne?

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 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 […]

American Academy Of Dermatology Acne Update

Acne can be a really difficult 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 […]

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 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 […]

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. […]

Acne Is Not Always A Fair Game For Men

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 […]

What Does pH Have To Do With It?

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Acne is the most common skin disorder1 in the United States today. 40-50 million people visit the dermatologist for just this disorder every year, according to a study done by the American Association of Dermatology. This begs the question, WHY? Even experts haven’t whittled down the exact answer to this question, but it’s apparent that […]

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 […]

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