Benzoyl Peroxide is one of the most commonly used ingredients in acne treatments. It is considered a category 3 by the FDA, which means the safety is unknown. When it first came out, it was declared a category 1, but further research was conducted linking benzoyl peroxide to skin tumors in mice and hamsters. Studies [...]
If you have ever suffered from acne, breakouts, or blemishes, you know the aggravation that comes with it. Especially if you are like me and take excellent care of your skin. But sometimes washing twice a day and watching what you put on your face just isn’t enough. In my experience with dealing with people [...]
The prevention and healing of acne comes from everything we do. One of the things that we don’t think about as much when it comes to acne is what we consume. One of the best ways to heal acne and keep those flare ups from happening as frequently is to make sure the body is [...]
Many women suffer from hormonal acne, present only surrounding their monthly period. Acne is an unnecessary additional to an already stressful time of the month, and consumers crave the treatment of it. Effective treatment is not difficult, provided you understand what it is to look for. Take the time to read on if you too would like to resolve your monthly hormonal acne.
Anyone that has dealt with or suffered from oily skin knows how desperate one can be to remedy the situation. While there are many suggestions out there on how to deal with oily skin, seldom do they deliver. Read on to find out the combination of ingredients that have proven to be the most effective in the removal of oily skin.
While there is a distinct relationship with the foods that we eat and the condition of our skin, there has been very little proven evidence that supports one diet that eliminates acne in all people. Instead experts have identified some basic guidelines, as jumping off point, to help acne sufferers create a diet that works for them.
All the scrubbing and harsh ingredients that have been used to treat acne in the past may have been only prolonging the breakouts. While many of these treatments provided initial results, within days the problems returned, and in many cases got even worse. Read on to find out what the latest scientific research is saying about the treatment of acne.
Tired of searching for the right cleanser to treat your acne? Experts have reviewed all types of facial cleansers and chosen glycolic cleansers above all others. But not all glycolic cleansers are created equally, as many of us know, so chosing the right one can be tricky. Read on to get the authors tips and get rid of your acne once and for all.
The vast majority of acne treatments on the market will let you down. There is a reason for this, and its not because of your diet, or any fault of your own. Read this article to find out the real reason why, and what you can do about it.
Benzoyl Peroxide is the most common ingredient in products that treat acne. However, it is very dangerous, and should be avoided if at all possible. The fact that so many products contain it, in an effort to boost their bottom lines has desensitized consumers who all figure “hey if its in so many products, it can’t be bad.” This is very far from the truth. This article will discuss some of the big dangers of using a product with benzoyl peroxide, and also a really good alternative that doesn’t have any of the side effects or risks.
Adult acne sufferers have different needs than teenagers. The problem, however, is that the majority of acne treatments on the market make no differentiation in which group of people they aim to treat. While the same ingredients will kill acne bacteria, older people need to be more concerned with the dramatic signs of aging and damage to the skin that these acne treatments can cause. Older skin, of course, can’t recover as fast, thus making adult acne sufferers have to be more cautious. This article discusses some things adults should consider in treating their acne.
Exfoliating the face is an important step toward a healthy skin. Depending on your skin type, certain types of facial cleansers that exfoliate may be prescribed or recommended. However, much confusion still exists as to whether or not to scrub ones face with the typically abrasive scrubs that are o the market. This article discusses the pros and cons of using a facial scrub, and suggest some alternatives that exfoliate more gently.
The best acne treatment for one person is not necessarily the best for all people. For one thing, everyone’s skin is different, so the best thing we can do is to make educated guesses based on key ingredients and the safety hazards of ingredients too. This article discusses several things you can look for when shopping for an acne cream that will help you find the best acne treatment for you. It will discuss ingredients, dangers, and other very important factors you have to consider.
The idea of someone else’s pimple touching my skin is kind of upsetting. However, when your significant other is dealing with acne, how can you not kiss, touch, or come in contact with the acne breakouts? The question is if this type of contact can pass the acne to you… this article will disspell any myths you might have heard.
Many of us get frustrated and try acne cream after acne cream. While that is one approach to finding one that works for you, the constant “adjustment” that your skin has to make can worsen the appearance of your acne. For this reason, this article will point out why its important to find the best acne cream and to stick to it. You will also read HOW to find the right one.
Everyone at some point has to pop a pimple. Whether you suffer from serious acne, or just get an occasional zit, there is a proper way to pop a pimple that won’t make your acne worse, or damage your skin. Read this article if you’re interesting in learning how.
Acne is a broad category of a skin condition. There are different types of acne breakouts, that may require that you treat them with different acne cream or approaches altogether. This article is good to read if you want to learn what kind of acne you suffer from, so you can treat it right.
There are lots of myths and also truths about how your diet can effect your acne breakouts. While diet is not the absolute most important factor in treating your acne, it definitely effects it, and how well your acne cream can work. Read this article to see if your diet might be causing your problems.
Teen acne or acne during adolescence is often considered just a phase, and is left untreated. The importance of clearing up teen acne, however, can not be overstated. This article will take a look into some of the things teens can do to keep their acne at a minimum and avoid further suffering.
On one side of the coin, if you don’t ever want to take off your shirt, then back acne might be something you can live with. However, the embarrassment of large breakouts of acne on one’s back usually comes to light during those summer months or in the locker room. While there is no simple cure, this article will give some insight into how to minimize your breakouts of acne on the back.
There are so many common beliefs about acne that are just not true. We will call them myths in this part 1 article about some things involving acne that are just plain old false. Think stress can cause acne? Better read this post and think again.