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...



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...



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,...



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...



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...