LIFESTYLE TIPS

Best Acne Scar Treatment Products

Click on the picture to the original article below to read my quote and other expert's recommendations on how to treat acne scarring. Post-breakout tissue damage. Those annoying pink spots, for example, are “known as post-inflammatory erythema, which is when your acne goes away and you still have a pink area for a few weeks to a few months, much like with a cut or scratch,” says Jennifer T. Haley, M.D., a dermatologist practicing in Scottsdale, AZ, and Park City, UT. Then there’s post-inflammatory pigmentation. “It occurs in those with medium-to-dark skin, where the inflammation invites pigment cells to the area and when the acne resolves, a brown spot is left for weeks, months, even years,”

Hormonal Acne Tips

Click on the picture in the link to read about what you can do in your life to prevent and resolve the stubborn hormonal acne. As mentioned, Dr. Haley does advocate for lifestyle shifts in addition to treatment in order to help keep acne at bay. “Avoid sugar, processed foods and drinks, and dairy (including whey protein bars and powders), as these are all inflammatory and may contribute to acne,” she says. “Take a probiotic, high-quality fish oil supplement, and 25 mg of zinc daily. Choose organic foods to avoid pesticides and hormones added to meat, as those may contribute to acne formation. I also recommend avoiding all plastic products—drink only from glass or stainless steel water bottle

Natural Oils for Beautiful Skin

Click on the link in the picture to bring you to the article discussing natural oils and how to find the right one for your skin.

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