• Acne Bacteria and The Acne Environment

    by Mike Walden Contrary to popular belief, acne bacteria do not cause acne. Life long acne researcher exposes the true connection between acne bacteria and acne formation. Discover why acne is not a problem with your skin. Propionibacterium acnes, or p acne bacteria, the bacteria we all have on our skin is an essential life form. Like all life forms it fights to survive and sustain their lives. Surprisingly, these microscopic creatures that conventional medicine taught us to believe are the cause of acne, are actually a small part of the acne puzzle and a vital player in sustaining our inner balance and the health of our skin. Acne bacteria…

  • Types of acne

    There are many different types of acne lesions. When someone has acne, it could mean that they have some or even many of the different types we’re about to list here. Acne, or acne vulgaris, may be classified into the two groups of non inflammatory, and inflammatory acne: Non Inflammatory Acne This type of acne is caused by clogged pores and there is not much inflammation present. Whiteheads. These are caused by the skin pores being blocked. The sebum in the pores is turned into fatty acids by skin bacteria resulting in the white appearance. They’re different to the blackhead, in that the opening of the pores are closed or…

  • How to cleanse your skin

    It’s important that we take good care of our skin, in order to keep our skin as healthy as possible. This is especially if you’re treating acne, and want to avoid aggravating your skin in any way. Our skin is the most visible organ we’ve got, and one that really does reflect how healthy we are on the inside. So we need to keep healthy from within. But our skin is also the only organ that’s exposed to the outer environment as much as the inner one. So this is where proper care and cleansing of our skin comes in. Here are some simple tips for how to cleanse your…

  • Best diet for the skin

    If you have acne and want to keep your skin as healthy and clear as possible, it’s important that you keep the skin healthy from the inside, as well as from the outside. The skin is subject to stress from the outside environment as well as from the inside enviroment. By having a diet that’s skin friendly, and that helps the skin to repair and to protect against damage, you’ll be doing your best to look after your skin’s health. You would have heard of the term antioxidants. Yes, it’s mentioned heaps in articles to do with preventing heart disease, cancers and degenerative diseases. But these antioxidants are also important in keeping…

  • What causes acne?

    Acne is a very common skin condition, and affects over 60 million people in the United States alone. But for those with acne, it’s no laughing matter, as has a big effect on nearly all aspects of our lives. As I’ve said, I’ve had acne from age 14 to 28. When I had acne, it affected pretty much every part of my life. Every day, our skin affects how we feel about ourselves, and also how we feel when we’re with other people. It impacts all parts of our lives, and can make our lives miserable. When it comes to the causes of acne, there are more than just a few causes,…