Sun Exposure and Acne: How to minimize the consequences?

Sun Exposure and Acne: How to minimize the consequences?

Do you wear a sunscreen before stepping out in the sun and even use hats and umbrella as much as possible, but still not able to control increased acne breakout after sun exposure?

Well, we feel you, and you are not alone! Sun exposure can exasperate acne in number of ways. If you have acne prone skin and use wrong sunscreens containing ingredients that additionally clog your pores; if you have sun sensitivity, also known as photosensitivity and  your  sebaceous glands skin start secreting excess oils as a protection mechanism against too much UV rays, which leads to the development of acne.

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Male Hormonal Acne and How it Can Be Treated

Male Hormonal Acne and How it Can Be Treated

When people think of acne, they think of teenagers with inflamed pustules (red breakouts)  on their faces.

Nobody thinks of acne when it comes to adults. It is quite embarrassing as an adult to have acne all over your face especially if you’re a professional and have to meet people every day.

Most people think that men care less about their look but it’s wrong; as clear skin is very important for everyone as it truly reflects a person’s overall health.

Your skin is the largest organ of the body and if it has severe acne of the face or back then it is signaling an underlying problem that must be treated immediately or else it may worsen!

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Don't Pop Your Pimples, here are 2 natural spot treatment

Don't Pop Your Pimples, here are 2 natural spot treatment

There is a raging debate between parents, teens and often professionals around whether or not to pop your pimples. People try to catch them early, others let them develop so they are easy to get at, but you have heard it here first, popping pimples really is as bad for your skin as the experts say it is.

As our other acne based blogs have suggested acne is an inflammation of the skin and a pimple can derive from a blocked pore. With our busy daily lives these pores can become blocked ever so easily with excess sebum, dead skin cells, bacteria and often pus, I know gross right?! But seemingly overnight you wake up in the morning and see this big spot or pimple staring back at you in the mirror. Something takes a hold of us from this point onwards, almost as if the pimple is asking to be popped or squeezed and we feel compelled to listen to it.

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Warning!!! Why Those 4 Things Will Cause Your Breakouts to Get Worse

Warning!!! Why Those 4 Things Will Cause Your Breakouts to Get Worse

There are a number of habits and health conditions that can worsen the severity of acne breakouts.  In some cases, the behaviours we think are getting rid of acne are actually making the problem worse!  This article will highlight a few of these bad habits and lifestyle factors to help you avoid them.

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How Is Teen Acne Different From Adult Acne?

How Is Teen Acne Different From Adult Acne?

Most people associate acne with teenagers.  However, acne can affect people of all ages including adults in their thirties and forties.  While the pimples that appear on an adult’s face looks identical to the ones on a teenager’s, they appear for different reasons and at different times.  This guide will explain the differences between teen acne and adult acne to help you understand how they should be treated. 

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9 acne fighting foods found in your salad

9 acne fighting foods found in your salad

Salads are colorful, delicious, incredibly nutritious and of course satisfies our hunger. But, what if we told you that a simple salad could perhaps help you in your battle against acne? With a combination of vegetables and fruits, pure goodness and satisfying your skin’s hunger can be accomplished. Let’s take a closer look at what’s hiding in your salad plate!

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