Archive: Skin Care

January 9, 2012

Smoking Could Trigger Acne

Smoking Could Trigger Acne

Smoking is not only cause many adverse health problems, such as cancers and cardiovascular disease but it can also trigger the development of acne, a new study suggests. Researchers at the San Gallicano Dermatological Institute in Rome conducted on 1,000 women aged 25 to 50 years to determine whether smoking plays a role in the development of acne. Their findings ...

November 8, 2011

Eating Junk Foods May Cause Acne

Eating Junk Foods May Cause Acne

Acne is a skin condition that is common among adolescents and adults. Many factors can contribute to the development of acne, including the habit of eating junk foods. Although it is not scientifically proven that junk foods can cause acne, but foods that are high in sugar content have been associated with the development of acne. Acne is usually formed ...

July 10, 2011

How to Get Rid of Acne Scars

How to Get Rid of Acne Scars

Acne has become a frequent dilemma for people of all ages. Some of the causes identified to lead to acne development include mental stress, changes in the environment, unhealthy diet, unhealthy habits and hormonal shifts in the body. The sebaceous glands secrete excessive amounts of oil that clogs the skin pores. Bacteria and dirt accumulate within the clogged pores leading ...

May 7, 2011

Top 10 Homemade Acne Treatments

Top 10 Homemade Acne Treatments

If you suffer from acne, then you may be interested in knowing how to make your own homemade acne treatment. This because homemade remedies are natural, inexpensive and do not have the potentially harmful side effects that some medications have. Now let’s take a look at some of the most common homemade acne treatments that are made from the ingredients ...

April 26, 2011

5 Acne Treatments You Should Know About

5 Acne Treatments You Should Know About

The main goal of acne treatment is to get rid of acne and achieve a clearer skin. If you have acne, your doctor will first identify whether the acne is mild, moderate or severe form. It is important to determine which treatment option is best for you. There are five major treatment options available for acne sufferers: Topical Treatments Topical ...

April 25, 2011

Symptoms of Acne

Symptoms of Acne

Symptoms of acne may vary depend on the severity of the condition and the type of acne. In general, acne can be classified into two categories: Non-inflamed acne and Inflamed acne. Non-Inflamed Acne Non-Inflamed acne is usually less visible because they are not red or painful, these include microcomedo, blackheads, and whiteheads. Symptoms of non-inflamed acne include bumps on the ...

April 23, 2011

Acne Causes and Risk Factors

Acne Causes and Risk Factors

Acne vulgaris or commonly called Acne is a skin disorder characterized by pimples on the face, chest, or back. It usually occurs due to the hormonal changes in adolescence or when young women about to start their menstrual cycle. These hormones bring some changes in the body appearance. Some men and women are sensitive to testosterone (a vital sex hormone) ...

October 8, 2010

5 Practical Tips to Prevent Acne

5 Practical Tips to Prevent Acne

Having a smooth and blemish free skin is everyone’s dream because it can boost one’s self confidence and make them feel and look good. There are some people who are prone to acne and skin problems ranging from mild to severe acne breakouts. If you are a person who have such problem, here are some practical tips that could help ...

September 22, 2010

Helpful Tips To Reduce Acne

Helpful Tips To Reduce Acne

A clear and clean skin is not only make you look good, but also increase your confidence. However, due to the different skin types among individuals in all age groups, skin care can also vary, sometimes for the most part. Factors such as genetic, hormonal and lifestyle can cause acne. The following tips will help you to reduce acne and ...