Robyn’s Blog

Sweating Aggravates 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. Wipe...

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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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Sugar And Acne

  Our American diet is loaded with sugar, sugar, sugar. It is very addictive and very hard to stay away from when you eat processed foods. Ever wonder why children love catsup ? It is loaded with sugar. Start reading ingredients and look at the carbohydrate...

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Calcium Is Important

  Consuming calcium without magnesium, Vitamin K and Vitamin D are at best ineffective and possibly dangerous. I work with many young athletes who want to get plenty of calcium. They can drink gallons of milk and ice cream. They also eat cheese and yogurt, all...

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Stress and Acne

Stress is a very real factor in skin issues, particularly ACNE. Many of my clients cite a period of stress as the trigger for their adult acne issues. There are very real metabolic effects of stress on skin: * depletion of zinc * insulin resistance * upregulation of...

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Super Greens and Acne

  Diet is so very important when clearing your Acne. Some of the things you THINK are good can actually FEED your acne.  Did you know that "super greens" such as Spirulina, Chlorella, Blue-Green Algae, Maca Powder and Seaweed are extremely triggering for acne...

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