how to help acne scars

How to Help Acne Scars

Acne scars manifest as raised or pitted skin.  It is the result of the body’s attempt to heal itself.  This is your guide on how to help acne scars.

avoiding acne scarsDead skin cells can clog the pores.  When the pores become inflamed, it results in acne lesions.  These lesions can rupture and its content can irritate the skin and cause redness and tenderness.  The body forms new collagen fibers to fix these problems.

Pitted acne scars occur when the skin doesn’t produce enough collagen, while raised acne scars result when excess collagen is produced.

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Is There A Link Between Cosmetics and Acne Prone Skin

Is There a Link Between Cosmetics and Acne Prone Skin

Many people put some type of cosmetic on their face before they go out.  

After all, who doesn’t want to look their best?  But what about people with acne prone skin?  Is there a link between cosmetics and acne prone skin?  There’s a common belief that wearing make-up can make this common skin condition worse.  

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Drinking alcohol is a major cause of acne. Take steps to reduce your intake. Stay away from bottles of spirits.

Does Drinking Alcohol Cause Acne?


You Bet, Drinking Alcohol Causes Pimples

What’s worse than waking up with a hangover after a night of drinking all that wine, beer and vodka? Skin breakouts and/or inflammation that you’ll have to live with for days! Alcohol doesn’t do cutaneous inflammation any favors. In this post, we will discuss how it affects your facial beauty. We’ll also talk about the effects of different alcoholic drinks on your skin, particularly on its link with acne. Continue reading Does Drinking Alcohol Cause Acne?

Does Depression Cause Acne

Does Depression Cause Acne?

The Relationship Between Depression and Acne

There is an article in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology (Consequences of Psychological Distress in Adolescents with Acne, Laurent Misery) that helps us with an interesting question.  Can depression cause acne?  Or, at the very least contribute to it?  It says that teens are psychologically vulnerable and sensitive to changes in their bodies and appearance.

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