Back Acne

Any person who suffers from acne, breakouts, pimples or blemishes in any form, appreciates that it is not only the face that is affected by such afflictions. Common places for acne flare-ups include the face of course, but also the back, neck, chest, and stomach.

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Does Caffeine Cause Acne?

Will coffee give me acne?

Acne can be caused by many a thing, bad diet, poor exercise routine, lack of skin care regime, poor hygiene, bad luck, genetics you name it. However, there has been a growing concern around the effects of caffeine on acne and whether or not it is a cause of acne itself. This will be discussed below.

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How Getting a Good Night’s Sleep Will Improve Your Skin

Wouldn’t it be great if we were all graced with clear, naturally glowing skin? This is something that people are lucky enough to enjoy, but not everyone. If you’re one for taking work home with you, overwork yourself and struggle with gaining high-quality sleep each night, then your skin might need some support so that it can appear as glowing and rejuvenated as you’d wish for. Has what we’ve just mentioned rung true with you? Keep on reading to find out how to achieve the perfect night's sleep. Continue reading

Understanding Acne – By the Numbers

Acne is one of the most prevalent skin diseases around the globe – right now an estimated number of 633 million people suffer from some kind of acne outbreak. With around 60 million cases in the US, acne has risen to the number one skin disease in the country and the numbers are rising. Usually, Acne peaks during the puberty of boys and girls and become less frequent for young adults. Around 40 % of adults suffer from Acne after the age of 25, whereas women are overly represented. For many people, Acne leads to severe psychological stress and social withdrawal.

In this article, I will take a closer look at the statistics around acne to give a better understanding of the disorder and the implications we can derive from it.

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Activated Charcoal for Acne – Does it really work?

Charcoal has been known as a natural medication for many years. Its structure of millions of tiny-little pores endows it with enormous detoxifying capabilities. Taken orally, it has been proven to fight poisoning and overdose by binding toxins and other micro-particles like bacteria, chemicals or dirt. Just recently activated charcoal has gained momentum in conquering the cosmetics industry and is also depicted as the magic bullet against acne.

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Exposed Skin Care: A Detailed Review

We all hear about those magical treatments: „Revolutionary skin care system that treats acne, prevents new breakouts and returns the skin to its natural, healthy balance!”, “results within in days”, “Money back guarantee” and all this while having thousands of 5-star ratings!

Well, I found that the product line of Exposed Skin Care is one of those. In this article, I will thoroughly investigate if it can live up to its reputation.

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10 Daily Practices to Prevent Acne

In this article, I will present 10 powerful daily practices that will help you to prevent acne. If you already suffer from it, they will greatly reduce its severity and frequency. Some of them might sound trivial but often ingenuity lies within simplicity. Make those practices integral part of your daily routine and first results will show up within 2 weeks. Check out the Infographic I made, it that sums up the 10 practices. Feel free to download and print it – putting it somewhere where you will see it every day, will help to get your daily routine set.

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Tea Tree Oil for Acne – Does it really work?

Discovered in Australia, Tea Tree Oil has been used as a home remedy to fight various skin related issues for more than 100 years. Its antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal characteristics are said to be especially beneficial for acne treatment. In this article, I will investigate if Tea Tree Oil for acne really works, how to apply it most effectively and how you choose the right product!

If you’re looking for the answers to some (or all) of those questions, keep reading. Today, I will examine the properties of Tea Tree Oil thoroughly and determine its effectiveness when dealing with acne.

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Mupirocin and Neosporin – Their Effectiveness When Fighting Acne

Acne is a common skin problem that affects over 80% of the world population. Unless genetics or various kinds of diseases are to blame, acne occurs when the body produces too much sebum – the skin’s oil. This leads to the excess oil and environmental dust clogging pores and creating a favorable environment for P.acnes – the acne-causing bacteria that is naturally present on the skin, yet breeds exceptionally well in an anaerobic environment – to breed due to the skin not being able to get enough oxygen.

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