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How to clear back heads?

Most of us have at some point placed a blackhead removing strip across our nose, or smothered it in a thick black goo under the impression that in 30 minutes we'll peel them back to reveal our blackheads have departed forever. But alas, just a few days later they're back to looking just the way they always have.To understand why that is and how to get rid of them FOREVER we need to first understand how it is that they come about: What causes blackheads to form? Blackheads are not caused by dirt. They form in the same way that regular spots and pimples do, from within. The skin (specifically the sebaceous glands) produces sebum (oil) and usually this gets steadily deposited...

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What Causes Acne? by Dr. Anna H Chacon

What Causes Acne? by Dr. Anna H Chacon

The most effective way to treat a problem is to start by fully understanding it. Dr. Anna H Chacon is an Ivy League Educated, Board-certified Dermatologist, and below she reveals the needs-must knowledge on acne so that you can better equip yourself to beat it.   What is acne? Acne is one of the most common dermatologic conditions that we have all suffered from at least at one point of our lives. While it is most prevalent in our pubescent years and blossoms during puberty and young adulthood, it may persist way into adulthood or occur as early as childhood. It is defined by the hallmark lesion - a pimple - also known as a “comedone” which can look like a whitehead...

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Does diet make my breakouts worse?

Does diet make my breakouts worse?

The foods we eat can impact how our body works with and manages our hormones - eating particular foods in large enough quantities can mean we ingest enough active ingredients to have dramatic effects on how well our body can manage our hormones, which in turn will help to stop our breakouts.

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