Can Barbeque and Meat Worsen Your Acne?

This is not the first time that a food is being blamed for breakouts and acne. We know how disheartening it is, especially when you are a foodie and a diehard fan of meat and barbeque.

Although any linkage between acne and diet has been denied by researchers time and again, however, it would not be wrong to conclude that barbeque and meat might not trigger acne, but can definitely make the situation worse if you are acne-prone.

How to Not Exacerbate Acne When Going to the Beach?

Let’s face the fact that the ocean is a huge reflector of sunlight, and you are at an increased risk of sun damage, acne and sunburns at the beach than anywhere else! And, if you are an acne-sufferer, you know this better than us.

But, do not let this stop you from having all the fun. However, to make sure that your acne does not get any worse, here are a few go-to tips you can rely on and play safe while on the beach:

The Best Natural Astringent for Acne Prone Skin

A popular way of thinking when you have acne is to scrub your skin as much as possible with products that "sting" in order to get rid of acne -Unfortunately, this is not the case. That "stinging" feeling doesn't mean that you're doing something good for your skin. Practices like this actually do more harm than good.

The best skincare routine in hot weather | summer for acne-prone skin

If you think that just moving to the higher SPFs is the only change you need to make up in your skin care routine this summer, you might be hugely mistaken!

Summers need a completely changed skin care routine, all because of the scorching heat and high humidity levels.

Fret not! We have got your back. In this article, we will have a closer look at the best skincare routine in hot weather summer.

Acne and Traveling: Does Traveling Makes Your Acne Worse?

Life is so uncertain when you have an acne prone skin. Like, did you ever board a plane with a clear skin, and landed with a brand-new zit?

Well, yes, you are not alone! Travel acne is common and can happen to everyone, even to the diligent skincare enthusiasts.

But the good news is that you can protect this from happening and flaunt a flawless skin when you really need those top notch selfies.

But before we delve deeper and have a look at various ways to avoid travel breakouts, let’s first understand the science behind their occurrence.

Summer Food and Adult Acne

Adult acne breakouts can be quite annoying during the summer. While you enjoy outdoors, barbecues and picnics you might not even notice but your favourite foods could be the reason to exasperate those pimples as some foods can do more harm than good to your body.

Acne is caused by secretion of too much oil (sebum) in the body. It can also be exasperated (amplified) by genetics, irregular menstrual cycle, stress, hot and humid weather and even by oil-based makeup. Acne can also lead to scarson the face if not taken care of properly. To avoid those unwanted pimples and potential marks and scars  use the summer foods wisely to help not to harm.

3 Golden Rules to Keep Adult Acne at Check This Summer

For many acne sufferers summer is a time of  additional pain- more breakouts, more acne marks,  more painful inflammations. comes to breakouts. The hot weather send our skin’s oil production into overdrive. Combine that with excessive sweating band additional outdoor time our usual skincare routines is not sufficient to keep skin clean of clogging and bacteria.

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.

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!

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.

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.
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. 

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!
Is Gluten Responsible For Acne

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?!

Are all pimples acne? How do I know if mine is acne?
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.
Banish Body Acne for Good

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!

Spring clean your acne!

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.

How to choose the right moisturizer for acne prone 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.
Back off your Acne!

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.

How to choose the right skin cleanser in 3 easy steps
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? Whiteheadsblackheadscystsblemishes,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.
7 Acne DIYs made with ingredients found in your salad recipe
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!
7 Tips to not let your acne take over your Valentine’s Day

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.

Terrible Acne During Pregnancy?
“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.
What is a Connection about Androgens (Testosterone) & Acne
Most people know that there is some form of relationship between hormone levels and acne. Women often experience acne breakouts before and during their menstrual cycle or when they stop taking oral contraceptives.  Men during puberty or those who may take anabolic steroids know about acne breakouts as well.  The best way to understand the relationship between hormone levels and acne is to understand what are the primary causes of acne and how acne blemishes form.
What You Must Know About How To Prevent Acne Scars
The Cause of Acne ScarringAcne scars are most often the product of an inflamed lesion, such as a papule, pustule, or cyst. Inflamed blemishes occur when the follicle, or pore, becomes engorged with excess oil, dead skin cells, and bacteria. The pore swells, causing a break in the follicle wall.
Work Out Your Breakouts

Your solution to feeling better, gaining energy or perhaps improving your appearance is exercise. However, you can’t seem to work out those pesky post-workout breakouts and wondering what’s the connection between exercise and acne. Exercising helps increase in the circulation of blood and nutrients to the skin, encouraging skin repair and creating a natural healthy glow. It also reduces stress levels, which in turn decreases fine lines and wrinkles. This all sounds good, but for people with acne  exercising may also bring more breakouts. How disappointing to then working so hard, only to breakout afterward. But you don’t have to stop exercising, here’s what you should do to tackle this obstacle.

Why Acne Return and What To Do To Stop The Acne Cycle
Many acne sufferers are distraught not only by the fact that they get acne and by a difficult process of getting rid of unsightly pimples, blackheads, whiteheads or cysts, but also because even after they clear their skin - acne often return.
Want Clear Skin for the Holidays? Start your Acne Routine NOW!
We are a month away from the best time of year, Christmas! But what does this mean for people with acne prone skin? Will you survive all the gluttonous feasts, cookies and milk, Christmas parties, or at least your dream of clear glowing skin? Stop researching and continue reading as we have chosen 5 tips to help you adjust your acne regimen for clear glowing skin during the holidays.
Dry Skin + Cold Air = Winter Acne

As we are still in autumn and winter is just around the corner, temperatures are decreasing day by day while acne is increasingly heating up. People who struggle with acne may experience flare-ups more frequently, and sufferers of eczema or rosacea may experience more intense symptoms such as itchy skin and redness in dry and cold weather. This is why we think your skin may require a little extra care. 

3-Point Checklist: Thanksgiving-Free Acne
With Thanksgiving being just a few days away, our schedules become hectic with traveling to our nearby families, grocery shopping and decorating. Let’s not get distracted by this holiday’s baked turkey, bread stuffing, potatoes, cranberries and the delicious pumpkin pie. Not only will the food be present but those flashing cameras with Facebook posts as well! Want to be photo-ready? You are at the right place!
How to Get Rid of Blackheads for Good

Blackheads are small bumps that appear on your skin due to clogged hair follicles. These bumps are called blackheads because the surface looks dark or black. Blackheads are a type of acne and even if they are less serious that cystic acne, they are very frustrating. In addition – long term blackheads may live enlarged pores and uneven skin, furthermore if removed the wrong way they may lead to infection, acne marks or even scars. Blackheads   usually form on the face, but they can also appear on other body parts such as: back, chest, neck, arms and shoulders.

Trick or Treat Your Skin this Halloween!

Halloween is a popular time of year for scary movies, humorous costume parties, and not to forget, a wide variety of sweets and candies tempting us from every corner! This event can be a treat for some but a trick for others. Those who want to find a magical potion for this Halloween’s trick for their skin, should continue to read this article. But be aware- we will most likely scare you with our conclusions….and scary facts about sugar and acne. But… wait there is a light at the end of this scary article- as we will tell you how you can become acne free.