4 DIY Anti-Acne Treatments That DON'T Work (And What To Use Instead)
Toothpaste, Neosporin, lemon and caveman regime are four DIY anti-acne treatments that don't work. They may actually make things worse for your skin. Click through to find out why and what you should be using instead.
Best Essential Oils for Acne, According to Science
Different essential oils are often recommended as an acne treatment. But some essential oils can actually be harmful if you have acne prone skin. If you have acne, try to avoid oils such as jojoba oil, almond oil, coconut oil and olive oil in your skincare regimen #skincaretipsforacne #acneremedies #skincaretips
Eating Anti-Oxidant Rich Food for a Clear Skin
Oxidative stress is one of the contributing factors to acne development and it can trigger inflammation. Taking antioxidants like Vitamin E, Selenium, Catechins or Resveratol can help you fight the damaging effects of oxidative stress and help you clear your skin of acne. #skincareremedies #acnetips #acneremedies #acne
Essential Oils & Acne
We tend to think that anything that has the word natural in it, is safe to use. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Essential oils are strong substances and if they are not properly diluted, some of them can cause severe skin irritation. Oils like citrus essential oil, can also make your skin more sensitive to sunlight. So always remember to apply sunscreen after wards!
How to choose the right carrier oil for acne prone skin
Choosing the right carrier oil is as important as choosing the right essential oil to combat your acne. There are two things you should pay attention to, namely the ration of oleic and linoleic acids and the comedogenicity of the oil.
Stress and Acne: Can stress cause your face to break out?
Today my friend we're delving head first into stress and acne. We're chatting about 1) Can stress make your face break out? 2) Does stress actually cause acne? 3) If it does - (and I'm not saying it does - keep reading!) how do you treat stress breakouts?
A Step by Step Guide to Mixing Carrier Oils
Essential oils are gaining popularity in skincare and they have proved to be effective also against acne. Have a look at out step by step guide on how to mix and use essential oils! #skincaretips #acneremedies #essentialoilsforacne #essentialoils
5 Healthy Habits to Prevent Acne
Our daily habits affect our skin and acne more than we think. It might not be enough to buy the right skincare products nor to follow a strict skincare regimen. Have a look at out 5 Healthy habits to prevent acne! #skincaretips #acnetips #acne
4 Carrier oils that might irritate your skin
When you are mixing essential oils, it is also important to carefully choose the carrier oil you will use. Some commonly used carrier oils have more irritating oleic acid than soothing linoleic acid which might make them a bad choice for your acne prone skin. So try to avoid using Jojoba oil, coconut oil, olive oil or almond oils as carrier oils! #essentialoilsforacne #essentialoils #carrieroils #skincaretips
The Most Effective Essential Oils Against Acne
For us acne sufferers the good news is that researchers are continuously studying different acne remedies. One study focused on the effects of different essential oils on the two acne causing bacteria P.Acnes and P.Epidermis. The most effective oils are listed here and they include common essential oils such as tea tree oil, peppermint oil and oregano oil. Read our article on essential oils and acne to find out more about these studies. #essentialoilsforskin #teatreeoilforacne
There isn't a clear link between histamine intolerance and acne, but itchy skin is quite common among acne patients. If you suspect histamine intolerance - try to avoid the following foods and see if it makes a difference! #acne #acneremedies #clearskindiet #acnefreediet #acnediet