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How Does Oxidative Stress Impact Acne

The definition of oxidative stress is “an imbalance between the production of free radicals and the ability of the body to counteract or detoxify their harmful effects through neutralization by antioxidants.” But what does that mean in correlation to your acne?...

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The Relationship Between Smoking and Acne

If you have acne and have ever smoked or had a habit of smoking, there are some interesting facts that you should know. By this point, you’ve probably heard everything there is to know about the ill-effects that smoking tobacco has on your body, but what about the...

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Does Coffee Promote Acne?

Many people worry that drinking coffee will trigger a breakout. You’ll find all sorts of information out there about what coffee does to the body and skin, but here is some information to think about when it comes to that nice, steamy cup of coffee some of us love and...

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The Problem with Biotin When it Comes to Your Acne

If you’ve ever wondered how to get your hair as long and shiny as a model’s, then you may have heard about the magical phenomenon of biotin. Same if you’ve ever wanted stronger nails and better skin--biotin is the recommended supplement, right? It says it right there...

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Popular Acne Products that Make Your Acne Worse

Marketing geniuses would love to have you believe that their most famous acne clearing products are safe and do exactly what they advertise--clear your skin. But sadly, this is simply not the case for the products we are about to review in this article.   Many doctors...

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How Sleep Impacts Your Acne: 4 Ways to Get More Sleep

International research has shown that lack of sleep is one of the biggest aggravators when it comes to acne (The Clear Skin Diet, Alan C. Logan and Valori Treloar.) When you are sleep deprived, your adrenal glands, levels of cortisol, and insulin levels are disrupted....

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5 Ways Your Diet is Making Your Acne Worse

If you have acne, it is largely due to your genetic makeup. Many things can impact the chemical compounds in your body; diet, what you’re drinking, vitamins, supplements, etc. So it’s no surprise that these components can and do affect your acne as well. Let’s take a...

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Will the Pill Cure My Acne?

  Understandably, one of the most common misconceptions when it comes to acne is that it can be easily treated by taking the pill. I mean, acne is caused by hormone imbalances and birth control has some of those same hormones in it, so that should help, right?   Not...

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Summer Tips for Acne Prone Skin

Now that summer is finally here, we all get to relax and spend our days stretched out beside a pool or beach, drink in hand. Or at least, that’s what we wish we could be doing all summer. It’s hard to resist outdoor adventures when the weather is beautiful and the...

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