Can Alcohol Cause Acne?

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Anything in excess can be bad for your overall health and well-being. When taken in controlled measures, alcohol does not have negative reactions on the body, but if you keep piling up the stock, it can seriously deplete vital skin oxidants, damage intestinal bacteria and have a negative effect on liver’s ability to detox. Although there is no direct connection between alcohol and acne, there are some indirect effects that you need to know. Antioxidant Depletion There are no vitamins and  Read More

Top Anti-Acne Tips That You Need To Know

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There are an infinite number of anti-acne creams, gels, soaps, etc. on the market – each with their own claims, spokesperson, reported studies, well… blah, blah, blah. It’s all so very weary. What’s an acne sufferer really to do? Below are a few tips on not just how to care for acne but what to do on the lines of make-up while it heals/clears. And know this - there is no magic, miracle treatment that will clear up your skin and leave it smooth and fresh overnight, particularly in the case of  Read More

When Acne Leads To Skin Discoloration

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Acne can be a real drag when you’re in the middle of an outbreak, but you take comfort in knowing that you won’t always be plagued by those unsightly marks on your skin. However, once your skin has cleared from the blemishes caused by acne, you realize that you are left with blotchy, discolored skin. What gives? Why Does Acne Cause Skin Discoloration? Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH,) or acquired melanosis, is the term used to describe discoloration of the skin that occurs after  Read More