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Acne – A Herbalist’s View

20Mar

Acne usually starts at puberty and tends to affect males more than females.  Usually it’s the face, neck chest and upper back that are affected. Although acne is often triggered by puberty it can persist once puberty is over. Layers … Continue reading

  

Major Causes Of Acne

28Feb

There are three leading factors that can result in acne: – Producing abnormal amounts of oil or sebum; – Unbalanced way of shedding dead skin cells; – Buildup of the bacteria. Acne starts to develop when hair follicles become blocked by … Continue reading

  

Seaweed helps clear acne

5Dec

Scientists have found that there is a particular type of seaweed that could help clear acne. The plant is harvested in ecological conditions off the coast of Brittany. It is very rich in minerals, specifically potassium, sodium, magnesium and iodine. … Continue reading

  

Acne – therapy focus

14Nov

Acne is one of the most common skin complaints, suffered by more than 80 per cent of people at some stage, but particularly during pubescent years. Up to 14 per cent of those people consult their GP and 0.3 per … Continue reading