If you have ever had a pimple, you’ve had acne. It is a hormonal and inflammatory disease that affects all ethnicities, particularly during adolescence and early adulthood, and is found primarily on the face and upper body.
Acne lesions occur when the pores of the skin become clogged, trapping skin oil and bacteria inside, leading to a variety of acne lesions, from mild acne to severe acne that can scar.
Factors that may make acne worse: genetics, hormones, physical irritation of the skin, stress, sunburns, cosmetics, and diet.
Avoid pore-clogging ingredients, and always pop correctly.
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How to Choose a Good Bronzer
Most importantly, look at the ingredients of your bronzer and make sure it does not contain pore-clogging ingredients. When applying it, use a featherlight touch to reduce physically irritating the skin, which can lead to more acne. And always remove all makeup before bed.
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How to Choose a Good Blush
First and foremost, look for a blush that does not contain any pore-clogging ingredients. Then, when applying it, stay ultra-gentle to avoid physically irritating the skin. And lastly, always remember to remove makeup before bed.
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How to Choose a Good Primer
Choose a primer that does not contain pore-clogging ingredients. Once you have a safe primer, make sure to apply it very gently to avoid physically irritating your skin. And always remove makeup before bed.
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Are Dermatologists Experts in Acne?
Most dermatologists are not experts in acne. Dermatologists must learn about a huge number of skin diseases, and acne is only one of them. Whether a dermatologist specializes in acne depends entirely on her interests after her formal training has ended.
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How to Choose Good Camouflage Makeup
The most important thing to do when looking for a camouflage makeup is to look at the ingredients and avoid products that contain pore-clogging ingredients. Beyond that, make sure to apply it extremely gently to avoid irritating the skin, and remove it gently at the end of the day before bed.
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How to Choose a Good BB or CC Cream
Most importantly, look at the ingredients and make sure to avoid BB or CC creams with pore-clogging (comedogenic) ingredients. Then, when applying, stay ultra-gentle to...
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