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A Guide To Eating Nuts When You Have Acne

A Guide To Eating Nuts When You Have Acne

For many years, nuts have been considered to be the enemy of acne - believed to make acne worse and cause more breakouts. But recent research seems to point in the other direction of this, saying that this is not the case, and nuts have nothing to do with acne breakouts. In fact, this isn’t the case for most foods that are believed to cause acne. Many leading American scientists have found that, despite widespread rumors, your breakouts are not related to what you eat. Instead, more evidence points to the idea that acne is likely a result of your genes, especially your hormones like androgen and testosterone.
How To Hide Acne With Makeup?

How To Hide Acne With Makeup?

If you are someone that struggles with acne, you know how awful it can be. Aside from all the pain and upkeep that comes along with acne, there’s another part to it that might be worse to handle than anything else. And that is your self-esteem. Acne can make your skin red and angry, while also creating scars that are hard to get rid of. And while there are remedies that can help with these scars, we know how time-consuming these treatments can be. Luckily, while you work on healing your acne and acne scars, makeup has your back (or should I say face!) It’s important to know what kind of makeup products to use though, as some can actually make your acne worse over time. Watch out for parabens in makeup, as this is one component that is sure to give you trouble with your skin.
Why is Teen Acne Becoming a Common Issue Today?

Why is Teen Acne Becoming a Common Issue Today?

It’s a well-known fact that acne affects teen far more often than anyone else. Hormonal changes are usually to blame for this as this is the time when these changes occur the most. For most teens, puberty happens between the ages of twelve and sixteen, and this is the time that teens are most likely to struggle with acne. During this time, teens have extra hormones in their body and their bloodstream, and this leads to acne problems for both males and females. Luckily, this skin condition can be treated with the right oral medications and ointments.
Could Your Acne Actually Be Melanoma?

Could Your Acne Actually Be Melanoma?

If you have acne, you know the struggle that comes along with it. Acne usually has few long-term leftover effects, like maybe a few scars, or some bad memories from trying to fight recurring acne breakouts with DIY remedies. But aside from that, acne is a fairly innocent skin condition - right? But what if your acne actually isn’t acne at all? Could it develop into something more dangerous like melanoma? 

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