Acne Skincare Resources

I Am an Adult-So Why Do I Have Acne?
  • Posted 06-18-2018

I Am an Adult-So Why Do I Have Acne?

Adult acne is usually the result of a hormonal imbalance, and how those hormones influence your body, especially your skin’s sebaceous glands that are responsible for producing sebum, the oily substance that should hydrate and moisturize the skin. However, when too much sebum is produced skin becomes oily and when combined with dead skin cells from the surface of the skin and dirt creates an inviting base for bacteria can grow in the pores, possibly leading to breakouts.

Opportunity for a Successful Combination Therapy for Adult Hormonal Acne
  • Posted 10-09-2016

Opportunity for a Successful Combination Therapy for Adult Hormonal Acne

When trying to understand the etiology (causes) of acne, hormonal imbalance is often cited as one of the most prevailing factors responsible for acne. Fluctuations in hormone levels can result in over production of sebum (skin oil) by the sebaceous glands residing in the skin. This extra sebum tends to clog the pores of the skin the first step in the acne cascade.. It is important to understand that androgens, the male hormones are very potent in stimulating the sebaceous glands.

5 Facts You Didn’t Know About Cystic Acne That Will Help You Get Rid of It
  • Posted 09-30-2016

5 Facts You Didn’t Know About Cystic Acne That Will Help You Get Rid of It

When most people think of acne, those little red dots on the surface of the skin come to mind, and the most practiced solution for dealing with them is to zap those suckers dry until they disappear completely. But did you know that there’s a certain type of acne that exists below the surface? It’s called cystic acne, and it’s not your average pimple!

5 Surprising Facts You Might Not Know About Adult Acne
  • Posted 09-25-2016

5 Surprising Facts You Might Not Know About Adult Acne

For some, acne is a reminder of our younger days, making our teen years, and social lives, that much harder to navigate. For countless others, that problem continues well into adulthood, or begins then, in a condition known as adult acne. Affecting people over the age of 25, this skin condition is common, though rarely talked about, which brings us to the question…

Top 10 Facts About Adult Acne You Don’t Hear About
  • Posted 09-15-2016

Top 10 Facts About Adult Acne You Don’t Hear About

Anyone with acne tends to become somewhat of a skincare expert by necessity. We all know that too much oil can lead to acne breakouts, and many of us have spent countless hours and dollars trying out every acne-fighting ointment under the sun, to varying degrees of success. But did you know that there’s a lot about acne you probably don’t hear about?

Top 4 Reasons Why You Aren’t Getting Rid of Your Adult Acne
  • Posted 09-12-2016

Top 4 Reasons Why You Aren’t Getting Rid of Your Adult Acne

Anyone with adult acne is probably well aware of the countless solutions being offered out there, from over the counter topical cleansers, to natural remedies, to prescription drugs. Because we live in a consumer-culture, we’re often directed to throw products, and money, at our problems, whatever they may be. With ads and commercials telling us what we need to do more of, it’s easy to overlook one very important question: what’s not working for my skin?

Adult Acne and Aging:  Coping With Acne Beyond Puberty
  • Posted 08-16-2016

Adult Acne and Aging: Coping With Acne Beyond Puberty

When you think of pimples and acne, the first image that usually comes to mind is the face of a teenager struggling with zits. A common misperception is that acne usually disappears after puberty. These days, adults with acne have become the norm.  In fact, recent statistics reported by the American Dermatology Association suggest that the median age for patients treated for acne has significantly increased over the last decade: from approximately 20.5 to 26.5 years of age. Doctors report that most adults (both men and women) who have experienced acne as teens (with oily skin prone to breakouts) are more likely to experience a reoccurrence in their adult life. 

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and acne. Is there anything I can do?
  • Posted 07-28-2016

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and acne. Is there anything I can do?

It is not completely understood why or how the changes in the hormone levels occur in woman with Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).  PCOS can have a wide spectrum of symptoms due to the diversity of the syndrome.  A common denominator however is fluctuations in hormone levels including an increase in testosterone, both known as contributing factors for acne.  The ingredients present in AcnEase® are tailored to limit the negative impact of fluctuations in hormone levels and increases in free testosterone on the sebaceous glands that produce sebum (skin oil)

A Quick Do’s and Don’ts Guide For Cystic Acne
  • Posted 07-24-2016

A Quick Do’s and Don’ts Guide For Cystic Acne

Acne is acne, right? Yes and no. Some types are more mild, while others require more knowledge and treatment in order to experience relief. One such type of acne is called cystic acne.

How to get rid of blackheads and whiteheads
  • Posted 01-19-2016

How to get rid of blackheads and whiteheads

Contrary to popular belief, whiteheads and blackheads are a form of acne. Making things very simple, acne may be divided into two categories: pimples & cysts and whiteheads & blackheads. Blackheads and whiteheads, known as comedones, aren’t of course as blatant symptoms of acne as pimples or cysts but certainly need to be addressed. They also can be more numerous on the face and shoulders.

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