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5 Simple Ways to Fight Clogged Pores
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5 Simple Ways to Fight Clogged Pores

Dirt, dead cells, sweat, and oil—those are the culprits behind your acne. When they clog your pores, they cause irritation, infection, and, eventually, a nasty breakout. So if you want to become totally free of acne and the acne scars it often leaves behind, then one of the most important things you must do as a part of your skin care regimen is find ways to fight clogged pores to lessen your chances of breakouts. So…What Causes Clogged Pores? Some of the main reasons that can cause your pores to become clogged are:   Using products that contain pore clogging ingredients Hormonal changes Not removing makeup from your skin Trapped dirt and oil under the skin Dead skin cells  How to Fight Clogged Pores Here’s what you need to do un-clog your pores… Step #1 Get to Know Your Skin Type The first thing you will need to know is your skin […]

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Problems with Back Acne
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Problems with Back Acne? Here’s What to Do

When you hear the word “acne,” what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? For most people, it’s the image of red, itchy bumps on the cheeks, forehead, and chins. While facial acne is certainly more prevalent, many people also suffer from the equally and problematic back acne. Compared to facial acne, back acne, or “bacne”, is a little more difficult to cure, given that it constantly rubs with our clothes and is hard to reach by ourselves. However, if you are getting ready for summer or want to flaunt a backless dress for a party, then you have to get to the root of the problem to learn about the best solution. Here are a few things that I suggest you do… Tips for Treating Back Acne 1.  Have a Refreshing Shower Like facial acne, back acne is caused primarily by the build-up of dirt, dead skin, and […]

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6 Surprising Myths About Acne Scars You Should Know
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6 Surprising Myths About Acne Scars You Should Know

Acne scars are so rampant that both the solutions for and myths surrounding them have skyrocketed during the past years. Common Myths About Acne Scars However, what you need to know is that not all you hear or read about acne scars and their treatments is true. Specifically, you shouldn’t believe these outrageous but sometimes convincing claims: Myth 1: All Acne Scars Are the Same Fact:  There are different types of acne scars—indented, raised, and discoloration to name a few. Because they vary in appearance, their corresponding treatments also differ. You may be able to fade raised and hyperpigmented scars with the same treatment, but you will need a different, more advanced solution for indented ones. Knowing what type of scar you actually have can help you find and choose the most effective treatment. Myth 2: It’s Impossible to Prevent Scars Fact: Some will tell you that you have to wait for […]

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Acne Scar Makeup Tutorial
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Acne Scar Makeup Tutorial

Getting rid of acne scars can be a pain, and even with the most efficient solutions, you will still be looking at months of treatment before they are completely eradicated. What are you to do while passing that time? Well, you can learn some useful acne scar makeup tutorials that will effectively conceal your scars without causing an outbreak and worsening your skin’s condition. Here’s what you need to do… Step 1: Prepare Your Canvas Before I get into the deep discussion about the best acne scar makeups, you have to know that a clean canvas can greatly affect the results you will get. So before anything else, you must thoroughly prepare your canvas—your face. Exfoliate to get rid of any excess oil and dirt, and moisturize to help the makeup last longer. Step 2: Choose Your Acne Scar Makeup There are several tools you will need for perfectly covering […]

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Oatmeal Face Mask for Acne & Scar Treatment
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Oatmeal Face Mask for Acne & Scar Treatment

Oatmeal is used for much more than just breakfast food. Since 2000 B.C. oatmeal has been used to heal and treat all types of skin conditions.  As quoted in an article by Sharecare.com from NYC Dermatologist Amy Weschsler, oatmeal is great for your skin for the following reasons: To naturally moisturize and keep your skin to keep it hydrated, softer and firmer Oatmeal contains natural cleansing agents that will keep your pores unclogged To prevent and treat dry and itchy skin To preserve the natural protective barrier that prevents harsh chemicals from penetrating your skin To restore your skins natural pH What else does oatmeal treat? In addition to combating acne related skin conditions, the oats in oatmeal are very effective in treating other problems such as poison ivy, diaper rash and chicken pox.  In fact, the anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidants properties found in oatmeal are one of the main ingredients […]

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