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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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Overnight Acne Cure

Overnight Acne Cure! Oh, how the acne sufferer hopes and wishes the ads that promise overnight miracles, really exist. The old adage “if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is” is true here. One cannot possibly get their skin clear in...

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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

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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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 level....

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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 coming...

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