Learn About the Causes of Acne

Why Some People Are More Prone to Getting Acne

Have you ever wondered why some people seem to have a lot of acne while others don’t? Truth be told, it’s not simply a matter of washing your face or not. In fact, scientists have discovered that there is actually a “bad” bacteria they believe leads some people to being more prone to blemishes than others.

Researchers at UCLA recently discovered more about the bacteria that lives on the skin. They found that it may contain “bad” strains that cause acne, and “good” strains that protect the skin. Let’s look deeper into their findings about the causes behind acne. (more…)

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Is Blue Light Treatment Safe for My Skin?

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How to Safely Use Acne Clearing Blue Light Technology

Acne has always been a formidable foe in the quest for beauty. Human beings have tried all manner of solutions for getting rid of blemishes, and some have been more effective than others. Blackstrap molasses, sulfur, cabbage leaves, watermelon juice, and even arsenic have all been used to rid people of pimples over the years. Thank goodness for modern science!

Blue light photodynamic treatment is one of the latest innovations in the fight against pimples, blackheads and whiteheads, and blue light practitioners and users say it’s quite effective. Of course, being the first to jump onto the bandwagon of a new medical treatment isn’t always the smartest move. So what about blue light treatment? Is it effective? And more importantly, is blue light treatment safe to use? (more…)

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Keep Skin Looking Great During the Holidays

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Healthy Skin Tips for the Holidays

The holiday season is a time for fun and indulging, when there’s typically a lot of great food being shared, and a few parties that last late into the evening. While these special holiday treats and activities are what many people look forward to all year, they need to be enjoyed with a mindset of moderation – because if you go overboard, your skin will likely suffer.

How does eating yummy holiday fare and attending a few soirees negatively affect your skin? Well, for one thing, the goodies going around at holiday gatherings are typically heavy in sugar, and consuming too much of it is bad news for skin cells. (more…)

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Halloween Makeup and Healthy Skin Tips

How to Keep Skin Looking Healthy on Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner, and you’re probably already planning something amazing for your costume. Most likely, that amazing costume will require a bit more makeup than you are used to using on a regular basis. It very well might also include using makeup on parts of your body that normally aren’t subjected to it.

If you’re anything like most people when it comes to Halloween makeup, you’re probably planning to slather on the grease paint and deal with the consequences the next day – Fear not, you will not have to do that this year! (more…)

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