Lifestyle and acne

Exploring the relationships between lifestyle and acne

Diet and acne

Information on available scientific evidence supporting or denying a connection between dairy, glycemic load, omega-3s, zinc, caloric intake, fatty/oily foods, iodine, chocolate, antioxidants, and acne.

Stress and acne

A Q&A on what stress actually is, how it affects acne, and ideas on how to handle it.

Sun and acne

Tips and recommendations for using sunscreen (SPF) on acne-prone skin.

Smoking and acne

It’s never a good idea to smoke.

Alcohol and acne

A bit on alcohol and acne.

Drugs and acne

A bit on drugs and acne.

Masturbation and acne

It’s a myth, but might hormones play a part?