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Why Am I Breaking Out? Upsetting Acne Causes Explained

Acne breakouts are upsetting whether they’re big or small. But they’re not as mysterious as you might think. There are common causes for those annoying pimples. “Heredity rules,” Dr. Neal Schultz, a dermatologist in New York City, tells Acne.com. “To get acne you need...
Skin Nutrition

Skin Nutrition

The Ultimate Acne Prevention Checklist Don’t eat that – you’ll get zits! We’ve all heard it; from parents, friends or even the family doctor. But the fact is, even after extensive study, scientists have not found a connection between diet and acne. Not chocolate. Not...

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What You Need To Know About Acne Scars

What You Need To Know About Acne Scars

Talk about adding insult to injury — once you manage to get your acne in check and clear your skin, you could be left with permanent acne marks. The more severe your acne, and the longer you suffer from breakouts, the more likely you are to experience acne scarring....

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Does Sweat Cause Acne? The Truth Might Surprise You!

Does Sweat Cause Acne? The Truth Might Surprise You!

Do you justify your aversion to the gym with the notion that exercise and acne go hand-in-hand? Allow us to enlighten you: exercise itself is not the culprit, and that’s not bad news. Working out is actually great, and not just for your body, but for your skin as...

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7 Ways To Stop A Zit From Ruining Your Big Day

7 Ways To Stop A Zit From Ruining Your Big Day

We’ve all experienced that horrific moment: You wake up on the day you’ve been anticipating for months (your wedding, a date with that special someone, a major job interview) only to discover a nasty blemish has taken shape smack in the middle of your face. While it...

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The Ultimate Acne Prevention Checklist

The Ultimate Acne Prevention Checklist

Do you want to know why that new, “guaranteed best-ever” acne tip worked wonders on your friend’s skin but did zippo-nada for you? The answer is insanely simple: you’re not your friend. So many variables contribute to acne. Genes, hormones, skin type, degree of...

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Are Hormones Making You Break Out?

Are Hormones Making You Break Out?

Do you break out just before your period? Do pimples tend to pop up on your chin and around your jaw? And do they hurt when you touch them? If so, there’s a very good chance your breakouts are hormone-related. Surprisingly it’s not estrogen — the female hormone —...

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Sun & Your Skin

Sun & Your Skin

Love it or hate it, your body needs to be exposed to the sun to function properly.  Vitamin D, the ‘sunshine vitamin,’ is essential for strong, healthy bones. But overexposure or improper exposure can lead to a variety of problems, including acne. First, let’s deal...

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Red In The Face? The Difference Between Acne And Rosacea

Red In The Face? The Difference Between Acne And Rosacea

Red in the face? You’re not embarrassed. You didn’t just sit on the beach. Yet your cheeks constantly looks like they’re sunburned. What gives? If you blush more than most people and have a persistently red nose and cheeks, there’s a chance you could be suffering from...

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