Posts Tagged ‘prevention’

Aloe Vera For Acne [Nature’s Best Kept Secret]

Some aloe Vera gel drips into a bottle. Aloe Vera is great for acne treatment.Using aloe vera for acne is a trick my grandmother taught me. She always kept a few potted aloe Vera plants around her house, and for good reason…

Aloe vera is not only great for treating acne, it can treat burns, help wounds heal faster, protect skin from the sun, and much more. It’s actually been used as an herbal medicine since the first century A.D!

Its leaves contain a thick clear pulp which can be applied topically or taken as a dietary supplement.

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How to Get Rid of Acne Fast: 61 Epic Treatments [+ Infographic]

a collage of images representing different acne treatmentsSo you want to know how to get rid of acne fast, effectively, and forever?

Well so did we!

That’s why we reviewed 61 of the most popular acne treatments out there.

We looked at natural acne treatments, traditional medicines, and everything in-between.

Most of them proved to be great ways to treat acne.

Then, we made an awesome infographic to break it all down for you!!

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Does Smoking Cause Acne? Why You Should Quit Now!

We know smoking can give us cancer, and a million other bad things, but does smoking cause acne? Well, unfortunately the answer doesn’t seam to be a straight yes or no.

Some studies have found a link between smoking and acne, while others have not. All I know is that I don’t think there is any way smoking could help your acne, so why not let this be one more good reason to quit smoking.

A 2006 study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology interviewed over 27,000 young men over a span of 20 years and came to a very surprising conclusion. Active smokers had a much lower prevalence of severe acne than nonsmokers.

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Does Caffeine Cause Acne? The Connection Between Coffee and Pimples

Can caffeine consumption on a regular basis lead to acne breakouts in an individual? There have been a number of studies performed to see if caffeine will cause acne breakouts.

Some people don’t drink coffee or energy drinks on a regular basis, while others live off them. For people who don’t drink coffee and therefore think this may not be relevant to their acne situation, keep reading to learn more.

A cup of coffee. Caffeine causes acne by increasing stress and androgen hormone levels.

Many food items nowadays also contain caffeine as one of their ingredients. Caffeine no matter how it’s consumed can play a role in hormonal fluctuations, which can cause people to have a higher occurrence of acne breakouts. When individuals are taking in a lot of caffeine on a daily basis, it can affect their body in negative ways that people aren’t even aware of.

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