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Emotional/Psychological Acne Dysmorphia Acne dysmorphia is a rare but debilitating mental illness, linked to body dysmorphic disorder, and similar in psychiatric terms to Anorexia Nervosa. People with acne... August 31,2018
What Is Acne What Causes Acne? There are many potential causes of acne, including hormones, diet, vitamin deficiency, stress, evolutionary biology, and inflammation, amongst others. Science still does not know exactly, but some possibilities are explored. September 10,2018
What Is Acne What Is Acne? Acne lesions occur when microscopic pores in the skin become clogged, trapping skin oil inside and providing a breeding ground for acne bacteria. Lesions include whiteheads, blackheads, papules, pustules (zits), nodules, and cysts. August 23,2018
Other Skin Conditions Rosacea Rosacea is a skin disease that affects adults over 30 years of age and tends to worsen over time. Even though it can look like... October 04,2018
Ethnic Skin Acne Asian Skin and Acne Asian people, like all ethnicities, commonly suffer from acne, but Asian people may have slightly less acne than other ethnicities. Asian skin tends to be prone to hyperpigmentation, which are the red/dark marks that are left after acne lesions heal. August 31,2018
Ethnic Skin Acne Black Skin and Acne Black people, like all ethnicities, suffer from acne at a high rate. Black people also contend with raised scarring, including keloid scarring, more than other ethnicities. August 31,2018
Ethnic Skin Acne Latino Skin and Acne Latino people experience high levels of acne, just like all other ethnicities. However, Latino people may experience more severe lesions and scarring when compared to other non-Caucasian groups. Latino people tend to experience hyperpigmentation, which are the red/dark marks left after acne heal. August 30,2018
Comedogenicity Comedogenic (Pore-Clogging) Ingredients Comedogenic ingredients are topical skin care ingredients that clog pores and can lead to acne. From the evidence we have from clinical studies thus far, it is prudent to avoid these ingredients if they are within the first 7 ingredients listed on your skin care product. April 26,2018
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