Skin Health

Teenage Emotions & Acne

Emotional reactions to acne depend on the severity of the symptoms and signs. Since we all know the skin with acne deviates from the concept of beauty and specially in teenage sufferers may lead to embarrassment, reduced self esteem, social isolation, guilt, anger and even frank anxiety and depression. It is noted that the more […]

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Teen and Adolescence Acne

At least 90% of adolescents have acne – it affects teens of every size and shape, in every country from America to Zimbabwe. A recent study by the American Medical Association revealed (not surprisingly) that acne is one of today’s teenagers’ biggest worries. “Acne can, without question, affect self-esteem,” says Diane Berson, MD, Assistant Clinical […]

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Teen Acne How to Cope

Teens face many problems and acne is one of their major concerns. Changes in their physical appearance due to acne can range from mild to severe. Unfortunately this can prove difficult to treat. Additionally a number of psychological effects can manifest themselves due to the physical changes brought about by acne. Teens may become very […]

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Taking Care of Acne Prone Skin

Acne is not confined to teenagers and puberty, it also prevalent in adults and in women mostly during pregnancy. Acne is often characterized by pimples and breakouts all over the skin in large numbers, frequently seen on the face and the back. It is caused due to the over activity of the sebaceous glands or […]

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Taking Birth Control Pills to Fight Acne

Anybody who’s ever had a run-in with acne probably knows that there’s a vast array of products out there that all claim to get rid of zits fast and effectively. Unfortunately, there’s just not that one miracle product out there that will cure everybody’s acne ailments. More often than not, a person who suffers from […]

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Tactics To Acne Proactive Treatment

The most important key to effective acne treatment and prevention is a clean and healthy skin. Some treatments for acne scars may cause temporary lightening of dark skin. Aggressive acne treatments to reduce oiliness of the skin can result in the flaking associated with seborrheic dermatitis. Positive acne skin care can lessen the need for […]