How often do you change your pillow case? If the answer is twice a week, even this may not be enough.
Every night we greet our pillow with a head full of hair products, pollution and greasy hair which transfers from our head to the pillow surface. When combined with nightly breathing and heat, this [...]
At the Laser Treatment Clinic, we find that when clients first come to see us, many of them are under the notion that their acne is a result of dirty skin and to remedy this is to excessively wash the face. This is wrong. Excessive washing will strip the skins natural oils, moisture and hydration [...]
Similarities and differences can be drawn between adult acne and teenage acne on both a biological and psychological level.
First, acne is caused by the release of excess sebum (an oily substance from the sebaceous gland). The sebum coupled with dead skin cells clogs the pores and encourages bacteria to reproduce. This causes an inflammatory response [...]
Some people suffer from acne from adolescence well into adulthood, and the condition can be worse for some than others. If you have serious acne, you may be aware that you are at risk of acne scarring.
The scars from acne can be very long-lasting, and they can form even if you follow all medical [...]
Acne can be terrible to live with, causing many sufferers to have low self-esteem and low self-confidence. Just as bad as the acne itself, however, can be the scars acne can sometimes leave behind.
Preventing acne scars
There are a few ways you can prevent acne scars from forming. Follow these tips:
• Never pick, scratch, pop or [...]
If you are thinking of undergoing a course of laser acne treatment in order to overcome the attacks of active acne then it is wise to know beforehand what is involved in the process. Laser treatment has proven very successful in the fight against acne and the results of previous attacks whatever the age of [...]
Acne is a skin complaint that is actually incredibly common and it often leads to problems that go beyond the mere physical. Acne is often responsible for issues related to low self-esteem and poor body image, particularly when it affects the face and other prominent, visible parts of the body. Acne is often associated with [...]
Once you have successfully cleared your skin of acne, through a course of medication for example, you should be very relieved. Finally, you can get your confidence and self-esteem back, right? Unfortunately, however, this is not the end of the story for many people.
Acne scarring can occur after severe bouts of acne or even [...]
Acne can be terrible for your self-confidence, making you feel very awkward and shy in social situations. A lack of confidence can affect everything from your social and personal life to your work life, blighting your life in more ways than one.
As a teenager, it is expected that acne will go away on its own [...]
Severe acne can be incredibly difficult to live with, affecting your self-confidence and self-esteem. There are many different products and treatments which claim to treat acne, but not all are effective. Spending time and money trying these treatments and having them make no difference at all to your acne can be devastating, leaving you feeling [...]