Pizza and chocolate cause acne — right, or wrong? Do any foods cause acne? Can the ideal diet help you avoid breakouts? Researchers have debated these answers for years. Finally, a consensus seems to be emerging, and the foods to limit probably aren’t the ones you think. Hunting for answers One hundred years ago, many doctors[Read More]
How to Deal With Period-Related Skin Problems
When we talk about menstrual skin, we’re talking about a whole range of skin problems women can encounter during their menstrual cycle each month. Between the ages of 10-15, most girls begin to menstruate, i.e., they start getting their monthly period. This shedding of tissues and blood from the uterine lining occurs every month for[Read More]
Three Major Misconceptions & Myths About Professional Acne Treatment
We’ve heard more than our share of acne treatment myths in recent years; from how people get acne, to how they can get rid of it, and just about everything in between. Let’s look at three of the more common misconceptions about professional acne treatment. Myth 1: Dermatologists are basically professional strength pimple-poppers This is[Read More]
You Popped That Pimple, Now What?
You couldn’t resist. You’ve popped that pimple, and now you wish you hadn’t. A while back on the blog, we listed the Top 5 Reasons NOT to Pop Your Pimples, but regardless you went ahead and did it. We’ve all heard that messing with a pimple is a bad idea, and the truth is –[Read More]