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Blackheads

Blackheads. Do you have them? A lot of people do have them. Some people have more than other people. Blackheads are a form of non-inflamed acne. So what are they and why oh why are they there? Blackheads are NOT DIRT ON THE SKIN. Scrubbing them away with harsh, grainy...

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Wash Your Face

I don't care how tired you are, please wash your face at night! Don't wait until it is late. If you come home late, wash your face BEFORE you even sit down. So what happens when you don't wash your face? Read on. The range of reactions varied widely from swelling...

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Glycation

Boy, this is one of the most impossible skin problems to treat. This heavy wrinkling of the facial skin is caused by the drastic lose collagen. The reduction of collagen can start at the age of 20. That is depressing! By the age of 40, 20% of the skin density is...

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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...

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