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8 Weird Things That Cause Acne Breakouts

Sometimes it can feel like acne occurs with no rhyme or reason. While the main cause of acne is genetic/hormonal reasons, there can be physical and environmental aspects at play as well. Noticing the patterns of when your acne occurs will help you keep breakouts from...

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Pore Clogging Ingredients

Some of the worst offenders of clogging pores and irritating acne are those skin care products and hair care products that contain pore-clogging ingredients.  Natural oils like cocoa butter and coconut oil which are found in many “organic” skin care lines will wreak...

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Control Your Acne With These Simple Homecare Suggestions

Have you ever fallen down the rabbit hole of so-called acne cures and treatments? It may start off just browsing but soon enough you’re hundreds of pages deep into a single Google search with no end in sight and ending up with more questions than you originally...

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What Actually Helps Acne Scars

Acne by itself can cause strife but the after affects can be just as damaging and far more long lasting. Acne scarring usually happens when you pick at your skin. This is particularly bad for middle or high schoolers who simply don’t know or can’t help going after...

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Tips on Preventing Blackheads

Tips on Preventing Blackheads

Among those who deal with acne regularly, and even those with fewer such issues every now and then, blackheads are a well-known and common occurrence. So named for their color and appearance on the face or other skin areas, blackheads are unpleasant to look at and can...

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Has Acne Been Affecting Your Life?

While it is common for acne to develop in the beginning stages of maturation (between the ages of 10 and 13) it’s not totally uncommon for it to start later and last longer for some people, particularly if you have oily skin. Mild acne is characterized by having fewer...

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Do Those Trendy Face Masks Really Work?

You’ve probably seen videos or advertisements of those white paper masks that are so popular right now. The ones with the holes cut out for your mouth and nose? Yeah, those ones. Many others have made it onto the scene as well, whether it’s charcoal, clay, rose, mud,...

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How Popping Pimples Can Worsen Acne Breakouts

How Popping Pimples Can Worsen Acne Breakouts

There are several negative habits that may contribute to acne breakouts, and one of these relates to mistaken attempts to clear it up: Picking at or popping pimples. While it may seem like a good idea in the moment, and feels like it accomplishes something and gets...

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Do I Have to Use A Moisturizer If I Have Oily Skin?

When your skin gets dry, it responds by creating more oil. This extra oil can clog pores, giving you pimples. Not moisturizing if you have oily skin can actually make your skin produce more oil because it’s dry and this can cause your skin to look even more shiny....

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Helpful Habits For Keeping Your Skin Clear

There are a lot of little things to keep in mind when it comes to preventing acne. A big one is cleanliness, but not just of your skin. You also want to think of things that regularly come into contact with your face. Here are a few things to remember while on your...

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