How Acne Affects Our Emotions and How Our Emotions Affect Our Skin

Acne is a complex problem, and one that affects more than just the skin. Many skin professionals believe our emotions have a direct impact on our skin problems. Conversely, our skin problems can also...

Can Smoking Cigarettes Cause Acne?

Smoker's Acne Some researchers believe that smoking may indeed be a cause of acne. Researchers at the San Gallicano Dermatological Institute in Rome, Italy suggest that smoking cigarettes may cause acne breakouts. The study indicates that among adults with...

Different Types of Acne and How It Forms

Normal Pore Sebaceous glands produce a substance called sebum, which is responsible for keeping the skin and hair moisturized. During adolescence, sebaceous glands enlarge and produce more sebum under the influence of hormones called androgens....

What Causes Acne?

Overactive Sebaceous Glands People who are prone to acne have oil glands that produce more sebum than is necessary. Excess oil remains in the pore, blocking the sebaceous duct and creating a blockage within the follicle. This...

Does Exercise Cause Acne? Why You Shouldn’t Wear Makeup At The Gym

“Sweat is just water and salt,” Dr. Neal Schultz, a dermatologist in New York City, told Acne.com. “You don’t need to wash it off. But if you want to just feel fresh that will...

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Hormonal Imbalance and Acne

Acne is a problem that most of us will have faced sometime or the other in our lives. And probably all of us even know why it is caused. We've been through the drill...

Pimples Around Mouth

Pimples are the small lesions that appear on the skin, especially during one's adolescent years, although older people can suffer from it too. The most common area for pimples to occur is the face....

Pimples on Face

Acne is a skin condition, wherein the skin shows up different types of bumps like whiteheads, blackheads, pimples, and cysts. Pimples (zits or spots) are the result of excess oil getting trapped in the...

Types of Pimples

Sebum refers to the oily secretion of the sebaceous glands that lubricates the hair and skin. It reaches the skin through the opening of hair follicles. During teenage, the sebaceous glands produce excessive amounts...