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pimples

Skin
September 6, 2017

The best home remedies to cure boils

Could it be a bad pimple or a boil? Well both start out similarly. The difference is that a pimple may appear as a raised reddish spot and a boil grows bigger and may become more painful. You can blame a bacteria called Staphylococcus aureusis also known as “staph” for this irksome condition. Red, painful, swollen, pus-filled and tender; a boil is certainly not what you want. The good thing is you can get rid of it naturally. The ew factor A boil is an infection of the skin caused by bacteria. It begins in the oil gland or hair…
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Skin
May 2, 2017

The right treatment for blackheads

If you’ve ever had acne, you’re no stranger to blackheads and whiteheads. These tiny yet terrifying skin symptoms are common and unwelcome guests. Blackheads Blackheads develop when sebum and debris collect and clog up the pores in your skin. Sebum contains a dark pigment called melanin, which oxidises and turns black when exposed to air. This is why blackheads have a dark appearance. Blackheads are easy to spot. They look like little slightly raised black dots on the surface of your skin. Blackheads are often found on your nose, shoulders and back, but can also lurk on other areas of…
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Skin
August 5, 2016

Adult acne – what could be causing your skin woes?

When we’re in our teens, we almost expect to get pimples or suffer from acne, and most of us did at some stage. Once we reach our twenties and thirties however, we also expect our skin woes to be over. For an increasing number of men and women though, acne remains a problem well into adulthood, and can even become an issue for people who never suffered from it in their teenage years. (more…)
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Skin
February 23, 2016

Yes, dry skin can get acne!

Joanne Hart for HelloDoctor.com If you think about acne, you probably think: oily skin. Think again. People with dry skin can also suffer from acne break-outs. Here’s what you probably don’t know about dry-skin acne. (more…)
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Skin
July 17, 2015

Will my pimples ever go away?

Acne, spots, pimples and blemishes can really ruin your self-esteem. For people with really bad skin, pimples and acne are a massive deal. The truth is, when you have a severe problem, few products actually work. When they don’t, the first thought that comes to mind is: “Will my pimples ever go away?” (more…)
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Hair & nails
December 17, 2014

Suffering from acne? Is your shampoo to blame?

So, did you think you’d waved goodbye to those pesky pimples after your teenage years? Think again! If you’re finding spots popping up and aren’t sure why, the culprit could be hiding in your bathroom – your shampoo! (more…)
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Skin
September 5, 2014

Common acne triggers

Oh no, it’s breakout season again! What’s causing all these pimples, and why is it happening to me? Almost everyone has to deal with acne and/or pimples at one stage or another, and they’re usually triggered by something specific. During your teen years it’s usually due to puberty, but if you crossed that bridge years ago then it’s most likely triggered by something else. (more…)
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