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Hidden Soy In Foods

If you break out around the mouth and along your jawline, tofu and other soy foods could be to blame. And it's all about the natural plant estrogens found in soybeans. Phytoestrogens mimic natural estrogen levels, and that throws off our hormones. Soy derivatives show...

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Sweat Can Aggravate Acne

Most physical activity will cause sweating.  Although sweating doesn’t cause acne it can definitely accelerate the growth of more bacteria and pimples if not handled correctly.  Here are five tips we suggest you follow to help keep breakouts in check: 1....

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Wash Your Face

We all have a night where we are too tired to wash our faces but what happens to the skin when we do this? The range of reactions varied widely from swelling around the eyes, red blotches on the face, and overall dullness. Measurements taken using...

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Diet Influences on Acne

  Diet Influences Acne   Studies link diet to acne   In 2002 Dr. Lorein Cordain did his famous Kitavan study. He studied two groups of native people living in Kitavan Islands in Papua New Guinea and Ache hunter-gatherers in Paraguay. He found zero incidences of acne...

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Acclimation to Acne Products

What does the term “acclimation” mean in skin care? Ingredients like vitamin A (retinoids), alpha hydroxy acids, benzoyl peroxide accelerate cell turnover so when you use them for the first time, your skin will react. Micro-flaking and slight redness are normal. This...

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Acne Treatments Work

This beautiful young lady has clear, radiant skin. Her acne is gone! She came to me after using many over the counter products and having many treatments for her skin but nothing had worked. After our consultation, where she learned about what acne is and how we can...

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