Category Archives: Acne

To Pop or not to Pop Pimples? That is the Question

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Feeling like you “got” every last little bit out of that pesky little (or giant) pimple on your face can be one of the most gratifying feelings. Is it really that bad to pop pimples? The short answer is, if done properly, it is not a bad thing to clear your skin of certain types […]

Top 5 Ways to Avoid Acne Scars + DIY Mask Recipe

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Most people have suffered from acne at some point in their life, whether it be just a few pimples here and there or consistent hormonal breakouts. 85% of teenagers suffer from acne, while some continue to experience this into adulthood. What’s equally as painful to deal with are the acne scars that linger long after […]

What Your Acne Says About Your Health

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Eastern medicine, namely Chinese medicine and ayurveda, believe in a concept called face mapping. Face mapping is a method that indicates an acne flare might be due to more than the cosmetics, hair products, or fabrics that come into contact with your skin. According to face mapping, the location of an acne flare-up can help […]

How To Use Tea Tree Oil For Acne

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Tea tree oil has become a household name in terms of being a holistic home remedy for skin, hair, and nails. If this powerfully healing essential oil isn’t a go-to in your house, get ready, because it’s about to be. Tea tree oil derives from a tree species called melaleuca alternifolia native to Australia. Aborigines […]

5 Bentonite Clay Mask Recipes for Healthy Skin

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Bentonite Clay Mask Recipes It is such a battle trying to deal with unruly skin. Whether it’s acne, dry patches, or wrinkles, sometimes it seems like your skin just won’t listen. Well maybe it is what you are eating and drinking or maybe you just need a new acne cleanser, acne treatment, or eczema treatment; […]

Fight Sebum-Causing Acne Naturally

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Acne is currently the most common skin condition in America. It affects 50 million people in the United States each year, with 80 percent of those affected falling between the ages of 12 and 24. However, it can strike at any age, regardless of gender or race. The scars left by acne don’t just lie on the surface of the skin;  they can leave […]

Foods You Should Eat (and Avoid) to Help Reduce Acne This Summer

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Summer is such a fun time of year for many people. The sun is shining, the weather is warm, the day stretches on and on as the sun takes its sweet time setting in the sky. However, all this extra heat and sunlight also means more opportunity to sweat, and more sweat can mean oily […]

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