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Don’t attack acne, help your skin fight it

  Advice and products about getting rid of acne generally focus around aggressive forms of attacking the acne itself, with little regard for what damage this does to healthy skin. Acne medications such as Roaccutane focus on killing all skin bacteria with the aim to reducing acne. Antibiotics for acne also kill off ski bacteria […]

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Beating acne the Russian way

Ever heard of Parenie for treating acne? If not, then you will soon. It’s the Russian method of detoxifying congested skin using a combination of steam and birch bark and its already arrived in the UK in the form of Banyas (Russian steam rooms). In Russia, Birch Bark is widely used as an effective skin […]

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5 new facts about acne

  Acne treatments don’t work as well on women Acne cures don’t work as well on women. One study showed that 82% of persistent female acne sufferers failed therapy with multiple courses of antibiotics, and 32% had relapsed after treatment with one or more courses of isotretinoin (1) Acne makes adults depressed A recent study […]

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Re-sync your skin flora to combat post-summer acne

  Are you wondering why after a lovely relaxing stress-free summer break your acne has returned and your skin feels flaky, over-sensitive and dull? Surely you should be glowing with health, right? Unfortunately, skin is a particularly complex and tricky part of our body and what might be good for our soul and mind may […]

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Red wine extract helps treat acne

An extract taken from red wine and red grapes called resveratrol has been found in new research to inhibit the growth of acne. The research, carried out at the University of California and published in the October on-line edition of the journal Dermatology and Therapy, combined resveratrol with benzoyl peroxide. Benzoyl peroxide is a common […]

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