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Body Acne

Acne is most commonly a problem associated with your face but for many people it can be just as big a problem on other areas of the body such as the back, neck, chest, and buttocks. Like facial acne there is no cure but can be treated and controlled with a good regiment. For the cases that are sever, stronger treatments may be required, so consulting a dermatologist can help with finding out what is right for...

Acne during Pregnancy

Everyone is use to the phrase “your glowing” when pregnant and associate that with the beautiful skin many women have while pregnant. Unfortunately this isn’t the case for all women; pregnancy can bring on or worsen acne due to the higher levels of the hormones called androgens. These hormones cause the sebaceous glands in your skin to get bigger and produce more sebum (oily substance). With the extra...

Myths about Acne

In today’s society we have and information overload. With the easy access to information via the internet , no wonder it’s so easy to become confused on what is fact or fiction especially with acne considering 85 percent of people between the ages of 12 and 24 get acne and even some adults over 30 have it as well. So lets get a few of the most common Myths strait and lay the confusion to rest. #1 Eating...

What Causes Acne?

The reason acne starts is unknown. However, how a pimple forms and develops on one’s body is extremely complex. We understand how a pore collapses and then blocks oil from leaving the pore space; it is not yet known why this takes place in certain sebaceous glands. Now what causes acne? Things including diet, vitamin absence, anxiety, hormonal changes and much more. So what causes acne is a mixture of all...
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