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Acne Problems Causes Low Self-Esteem

When visiting a dermatologist, he/ she will address your skin problems but will rarely give any importance to the under-the-surface problem – issue of depression, anxiousness, and self-hatred. Though connection between adult acne and person’s self-esteem are widely known and accepted, these are generally ignored. Some acne sufferers, especially the ones in their teenage years, […]

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Acne Natural Treatments for Adults

For some adult Acne sufferers, it seems like you’ve performed everything the doctor says and still waiting to see the desired results. Perhaps you’ve given try to multiple prescription medications or have tried totally different topical treatments; still you continue to have a lot of pimples. Thankfully, some natural treatments exist that you can depend on. Here we provide you with some suggestions. Natural Cleansers You can build your own adult Acne […]


Skin Issues and Types of Acne

A pimple is not always just a pimple. It could be a form of acne. Treatment processes of this skin condition depend upon its kind. The following write-up will enlighten you about the types of your common skin problems. Whiteheads or Skin Issues Whiteheads or comedos are most probably the least noticeable of all the skin problems. These are tiny, white bumps beneath the skin, which do not cause any pain or redness. They are closed, which means, the layer that clogs the pore is under the skin surface. It is tempting to squeeze or prick them but skin specialists warn that this can lead to irritation and can open the skin to infections. Go through these tips to treat whiteheads for better acne medication: Leave them alone. Do not squeeze them. Wash your skin twice daily with a face-wash having active ingredient of ‘benzoyl peroxide’ Even if your skin is oily, it is important to keep it moisturized. For this, use a hypo-allergenic moisturizer containing jojoba oil.It will help maintain your skin’s natural oil balance and keep you away from skin issues. Gentle exfoliation may help remove blackheads. Masks or exfoliants that contain salicylic acid tend to be especially effective. Blackheads This is a bit open, thereby allowing some of the pus to be excreted from the pore. Because of its open nature, your skin cells oxidize within the presence of air and thus, a blackhead is of black color. Blackheads can be treated the same way as whiteheads to have better acne medication. Besides, it is recommended to remove pus/clog by one of following methods to get best acne medication: Mild exfoliation is necessary Exfoliates or masks with salicylic acid can be really helpful Papules Although papules do not have a head, these are red and swollen in appearance. Experts recommend to not to squeeze a papule as it might cause swelling and irritation, and worse, scarring. If you attempt to squeeze a papule, chances are infection will go deeper into the skin. Papules are to be treated in the same way as whiteheads. However, you have to be milder and there is no need to scrubbing or exfoliation to get rid of skin issues. Pustules The most common form of skin problem is a red bump with a white head which keeps on pestering you to squeeze it. Well, you can. However, skin specialists suggest to gently poke it with a sterilized needle. After this, you can drain the pus with tissue-covered hands. The best way to treat pustules is by following the tips for treating whiteheads mentioned above. Cysts and Nodules These types […]


Acne Affects Emotions and Self-Esteem

For some reason, the result of Acne on an individual’s emotions and self-esteem is commonly left unaddressed. For instance, if you visit your dermatologist, s/he seldom raises a question about if you’re feeling depressed, anxious, or perhaps hateful of yourself. A dermatologist is supposed to deal with the skin of his or her patient. That’s […]


Acne: A Common Problem in All Age Groups

Some dermatologists have noticed a rise within the incidence of adult Acne / Inflammatory Disease. And newborn babies develop inflammatory disease, whereas teens area still subject to the diseases of the skin, they’re positively not the only ones to suffer from acne. Acne forms due to clogged pores – the reason of the pores getting […]

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Staying Young And Healthy With Nuts

Believe it or not, the first created human beings who inhabited this planet, Adam and Eve, already had nuts in their diet. In the Genesis, God provided them fruits that bear seeds that we now know as nuts. After thousands of years, we now understand why God never failed to create this fruit and seed […]


Staying Young – the Japanese Way

The Land of the Rising Sun outweighs all other countries with regards to the proportion of the elderly. About 22% of the population in Japan is 65 or older. It has been estimated that by 2020, the ratio of the elderly to the children will be approximately 3 to 1. The Japanese are, in fact, […]


Staying at Home isn’t Staying Young

Exposing At-Home Dangers to Your Skin and Well-Being It’s hard to imagine aging when you’re always in your home. No sun, no wrinkles. No free radicals, no need for antioxidants. However, if you’re still feeling grumpy; grumpy like you’re aging and you can’t do anything about it, you can use some at-home tips to do […]


Say Hello To A Forever Young You

As you grow older, your priorities become redirected. Before, the greatest problem you could possibly have is what to wear on your school/ office wash day. Fast forward, the hurdle you’re facing is a 2-year old child. Fast forward again, you look in the mirror and realize that all those worrying and “problematizing” finally took […]


Resist The Force Of Aging

If you’re the type of person who would rather watch TV and eat all day long than giving you’re muscles a little more stretch, better think twice. Here’s the deal: this lifestyle speeds up aging. How? Well, inactivity accelerates aging in two ways: it decreases our muscle strength and gives us extra pounds. Muscle meltdown […]