Can food cause acne? I get asked this question all the time. Food is very important in most cases of acne. Anyone who has acne should think about various foods in relation to how much fat they contain. Sweet cream, whipped cream, butter, the fat part of meats and fried foods (because they are fried in fats)-including potato chips and French fried potatoes-increase the fat content of the blood stream. This adds to the fat content of the skin and may make acne worse. Olives and nuts contain oils … [Read more...] about Can food cause acne?
I just drop ideas on my wife sometimes and she just shakes her head wondering what I am thinking. This happened a couple of days ago when I mentioned that I was going to do microderm abrasion at home. May not be entirely a good idea but I will get to that a bit farther down the page. Microderm abrasion is a method used either in office or at home to scrape the top of your skin off. I know that this description is not very fair but most articles on the subject are very fluffy and vague. … [Read more...] about Microderm Abrasion at home
Natural complexion care products do not have to be expensive. Your own kitchen is a treasure-trove of organic body treatments. With only a few minutes of preparation, you can formulate your own safe, affordable body surface treatments for glowing, healthy-looking skin. The skin treatments you choose have as much impact on the outer surface of your body as environmental factors, eating habits, and stress. Yet it is difficult to find affordable skin products in stores, and often the ones that … [Read more...] about Skin care from your kitchen
I took Accutane years back for a couple of cycles and it worked well on my acne. I have run into a few very scary reports on Accutane and the dangers that it poses to acne sufferers. I know that in my youth I did not care about side effects of any medication because of course I would not be a statistic but these reports are making me very nervous for the youth of today that are following the same treatments that I did. Accutane, the final frontier...for Acne. For ages, acne sufferers had only a … [Read more...] about Accutane Dangers