it should be noted that we all have—and need—skin oil (also called sebum). Sebum is necessary for healthy skin. Too little of it and our skin because dry, too much of it and our skin gets too oily. Unfortunately, each of these scenarios can lead to acne. Dry, flaky skin can mix with oil, dirt and bacteria and clog our pores, creating inflammation in the form of acne. Too much oil can lead to clogged pores, in which dead skin, bacteria and more oil can accumulate and, you guessed it, cause acne. The best way to prevent acne is to get oily skin under control.
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Having a bad day? Struggling to remove make up without using make up remover? Try these simple and effective make up tips straight from your kitchen. You will love your skin for that.
Acne giving you trouble? Your sweet tooth could be the root of your agony! So while sugar and spice make everything nice, what they are not nice for is your skin. Here is what you need to know before you grab your packet of candy at the supermarket.
There’s nothing worse than getting ready for a big meeting, date, or that trip down the red carpet than seeing a giant zit staring back at you in the mirror. What’s a person to do? Don’t panic—stress will aggravate your skin more. You need some serious zit-fighting tricks, immediately, so that you don’t have to resort to hiding your head in a paper bag (like you feel like doing). These all-natural zit-busting treatments are mostly made with ingredients you already have in your pantry or medicine cabinet, so no need to raid the drugstore for zit cream. Here you go!
On World Vegetarian Day we discuss, Will going on a meat free diet help me in getting clearer skin? Will going vegetarian give me freedom from acne? Can going green with my diet really help me?
Probably the hardest thing to do when a breakout is lurking is to simply leave it alone. The unknown potential of a pimple makes the average person want to pinch and squeeze in hopes of it disappearing. Little do people know that the more the skin is touched, the greater the chance of that pimple going from innocuous to embarrassingly obvious. If you’re guilty of picking and pinching new pimples, read on for a few reasons to back away from those blemishes.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with an Aphrodisiac feast laid out by Dr. Agnes Olszewski. Happy Valentine's Day!
Do you know the secret to feeling and looking wonderful on V-day? Deidre Gavin, owner of the Naturally Bare Boutique Spa, talks to mySkin on what works!
Acne! its uncomfortable, pops up at all the incorrect times, undermines your confidence and is just plain undesirable. Say goodbye to acne with these simple lifestyle tips.
Only those who’ve experienced a serious acne problem can understand just how frustrating it can be! Not only is acne uncomfortable, it can play havoc with just about anyone’s self confidence. And what’s worse, for many acne sufferers, it tends to come and go in a seemingly random fashion. One day, your skin is fine, the next your acne is flaring up like never before. Should you find yourself suffering from acne, there are a number of things that you can do. Here are eight simple tips for keeping those bad skin days to a minimum.