You have always taken good care of your skin, but suddenly you are noticing signs of aging that seemed to come from nowhere. There are lines and creases in your skin and your face has lost volume in key areas. Where did these wrinkles come from, and where did the volume go? Wrinkles are a breakdown of collagen in the dermal-epidermal … Read More
Okay, so we all sweat. When it’s hot, when we exercise, when we are nervous or anxious. But some people sweat all the time. An estimated 2%-3% of Americans suffer from excessive sweating of the underarms (axillary hyperhidrosis) or of the palms and soles of the feet (palmoplantar hyperhidrosis). This type is called Focal Hyperhidrosis. Most cases occur in people … Read More
There’s no denying that what you put in your body can show up on your skin. I hate to break it to my sweet-tooth readers, but the reality is that sugar is a trigger for acne. However, healing acne involves more than just cutting out sugar. Learn more inside.
Does sweat cause acne? The internet chimed in and let’s see what they have to say. In this article we debunk whether or not sweat causes acne. Come inside and find out.
There sure has been a lot about fish oil and Omega 3 in the media lately. It is a hot topic. But acne? Can not enough Omega 3 lead to acne, or make acne worse? Let’s dive in and find out.
Blackheads When you hear the term “blackhead” you know exactly what we are talking about, right? When you hear the term “whitehead” you are a little less certain, but you kind of have an idea. Actually, if you are like 9 out of ten people, you are probably wrong on both counts! Most people think a blackhead is dirt that … Read More
Acne is hereditary. But like many things that are hereditary, acne is affected by environmental factors as well, like what you eat and how much you sleep. For 25 years the medical community said that your diet did not affect your acne. Even today, about half the books on my shelf claim there is no correlation between what you eat … Read More
No doubt you have tried a lot of things to clear up your acne. You have probably been to the dermatologist, spent hours talking with people in white coats at department stores, and lots of money trying products on the aisles of the drug store and Wal-Mart. But since you are reading this, I’m betting nothing has worked. Is there … Read More
Okay, so you’re a grown up and you outgrew your acne years ago, but all of a sudden you are starting to see acne blemishes again. You’re too old for this! You may even have grandkids. What is going on? If you have read the other articles on this site, you already know about the causes of acne, but in … Read More
One of the most heartbreaking aspects of acne is that it can form scars, both physical and psychological.