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.
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.
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.
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!
Gluten is a little bit of a buzzword these days, I am sure you have seen it on the side of food packaging and marketing materials waving the flag to ensure you know if something is gluten free. But why, what is it?! Many sources claim that gluten is safe for everybody, except perhaps people with a diagnosis of celiac disease or display similar symptoms. But confusingly other health professionals suggest that gluten is in fact harmful for the majority of people and we should be looking out for the gluten free badges. So, where do we stand and what are the implications?!
Most people use the terms pimples and acne interchangeably when talking about their skin breakouts. However, having a pimple does not always mean you have acne. There are many potential causes of pimples other than acne. This guide will share some useful information about pimples to help you determine if you have acne.
While fighting acne breakouts on your face, it’s plain unfair when it’s also on your neck, chest, back and buttocks. But did you know that it’s harder to get rid of body acne than facial acne? Tired of buying numerous over the counter treatments that says it helps you treat body acne, but still there are no results? Read further as you learn how to treat an outbreak on your body from the comfort of your home in no time!
HelloSpring, and goodbye Spring acne! Spring is a season where we toss out the old to make room for the new. Your skin care regimen needs a cleansing, too! Here’s how to transition from winter to spring with fresh, fabulous skin by updating your skin-care regime with these 7 tips to start the spring season with glowing and rejuvenated skin.
When you have dry skin, it is obvious to apply lotions or creams to add moisture. However, people who have acne prone skin specifically oily, assume that this application is not needed. Did you know that this is a common mistake? Moisturization is needed especially for those who use medicated creams. Excess oil and clogged pores are reasons for those acne breakouts. Not all lotions will clog your pores. Here's a helpful guide to choosing the right skin moisturizer for your acne prone skin.
It is spring, which means less coverage and your back acne might become more visible. No one wants to expose their embarrassing back acne during sundress season. But in the middle of the heat, what can you do? It is important to know why and how acne is formed. When pores get clogged with extra sebum and dead skin cells build up, a pimple is formed. Don’t worry! Follow our tips to fight off bacne and regain your confidence in the warm sun.
Every day your skin gets coated with all sorts of bacteria, make up, dirt, dead skin and oil that is naturally produced (sebum). If your pores are clogged with a mixture of sebum and outside pollutants, the process backs up and builds up, potentially along with bacteria. The result? Whiteheads, blackheads, cysts, blemishes,scars and of course acne. In order to help your skin fight these daily gunks, an effective cleansing routine with AcnEase, highlighting the cleanser is very important. Here's a helpful guide to choosing the right skin cleanser for your skin type.
Are you tired of paying steep prices for an exfoliating treatment? Have you been lost in a pharmacy aisle finding what to purchase from a diverse number of products? We can help you to improve your skin at home and give you a look like you just came out of a spa! Are you interested in knowing more, keep reading. By using natural DIY facial masks at home, you can limit the everyday bacteria, pollutants and other infections that may settle on your delicate skin. You cannot simply rely on DIYs to help fight those gunks, AcnEase is your solution of getting rid of those existing and future break outs! AcnEase®, an all botanical and clinically tested acne treatment that is safe for everyone regardless of race, background, gender, age or whatever stage in your hormonal cycle. Let us dig in!
Supermarkets and stores are currently shelving delicious chocolates, breathtaking flowers, colourful diverse candy and acne? There has been a long believed acne myth which states that sugar is the cause of acne. Is this true? Should you save your skin by passing all of this goodness due this special holiday? Acne is caused by the over production of oil, irregular shedding of dead skin cells and bacteria build up within the skin. However, valentine’s candy such as chocolate is a variable that can help to trigger those pesky break outs - it is not the cause. Follow this guide of seven tips to love your skin more this Valentine’s Day with a great in combination with our specifically formulated body acne treatment with any other AcnEase treatment.
“You’re pregnant!” he exclaimed. It’s wonderful news to soon be a mother. But some moms tend to encounter skin problems. Acne is experienced by many women during their pregnancy’s first and second trimesters. Why does this happen you may ask? Blame it on the increase in hormones called androgens. The increase in androgens can cause the overproduction of sebum on the skin. This oil will clog pores leading to bacteria, inflammation and those pesky breakouts. Not only do you have to deal with the overproduction, but finding safe prescriptions and over-the-counter treatments to avoid birth defects. Do not stress! Instead, getting to the root cause of your acne and preventing it from happening will save you a lot of time and money in the end. Not to mention, since we know that the origin of acne is internal, it makes sense to treat it internally, right? AcnEase will ease your mind with tackling current and potential breakouts! Here is information about pregnancy acne that can help keep you and your unborn baby safe.