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Adult Acne: Not Kid’s Play

Acne is automatically linked with being a teenager in the minds of many. There are many people whose memories of acne are from their teenage years. But there are many adults who are still battling with acne. Although a large percentage of the acne-suffering population are teenagers, it is more prevalent in adults than one might think.

The physical, psychological, and social effects of acne can cause many problems, regardless of your age. Recent studies show that Continue reading Adult Acne: Not Kid’s Play

Blackheads: How to get rid of them…

Everybody knows what blackheads are. They are one of the most common types of pimples, especially among people with oily skin. People swear up and down that blackheads are caused by not washing the skin. It is now a well known fact that they are actually caused by oil build-up on the skin.

The “black” appearance of blackheads is caused by the oxidizing of air on the oil clogging the pores and causing the pimple known as a blackhead. It’s like when rust forms on metal that is exposed to water and wind. Skin color also contributes to their dark color.

The two best ways to remove blackheads are to Continue reading Blackheads: How to get rid of them…

Acne Scars: How to get rid of them.

Acne Scars No More

Having acne scars is like having bad credit, hard to get rid of…but not impossible.

Perhaps one of the most difficult effects of acne is the physical scarring it can leave behind. There are many forms of acne which can leave scars, but the more severe types can leave very visible scars that won’t go away on their own. You have to try to avoid getting scars altogether.

But how? Easier said than done.

There are things you can do to actively avoid these scars. First and foremost, learn how to properly cleanse your skin. A second thing to consider is to not pop your zits at all. What? Yes. Popping the zits leaves behind the very scars you are trying to get rid of. No use of working against yourself…
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