Monday 30 July 2012


An Easy Way to Give Your Skin a Healthy Glow

If you've read my blog for any length of time, you'll know that I don't believe any specific foods cause acne. But do certain foods create healthy looking skin? To that I say -- absolutely! ...Read Full Post read more..

Facial Flushing

Young Man Commits Suicide Due to Facial Flushing?

A devastating loss for parents occurred when a man who was twenty years old, still at the mercy of teen-like angst over his embarrassing uncontrollable blushing condition, committed suicide. His parents blamed it squarely on his chronic skin-redenning condition in which he could not control constantly becoming red in the face. The man himself [...] read more..

Sunday 29 July 2012


Video: How to Treat Post-Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation

Do you get dark spots on your skin after pimples heal? Most people do. It's called post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, and it can be nerve-racking when you notice it (especially for the first time.) Is it a scar? Can anything be done about it? ...Read Full Post read more..

Thursday 26 July 2012

Sun Protection-Sun Umbrella

Sun Protection Umbrellas and Parasols

It’s the middle of a hot summer and I want to put one of my favorite sun protection tricks on your radar – because I think you’ll love it too! It’s the Coolibar collapsible sun umbrella. I love mine, and I mean I seriously LOVE mine! A sun umbrella is a practical way to protect [...]Sun Protection Umbrellas and Parasols is a post from: Dr. Bailey's Skin Care Blog read more..

Wednesday 25 July 2012

Biological Clock-Internal Clock-Summer Sun-The Skin

Tick Tock, Your Skin Has a Biological Clock

Here's an interesting concept -- some researchers believe that the skin has it's own biological clock. Actually, it's probably more accurately described as an "internal clock." This clock regulates when your skin repairs and regenerates itself, and when cells divide. So, your skin does different things at different times....Read Full Post read more..

Summer Sun Hat Giveaway!

We’re giving away an ETSIS hat on our Facebook page. This is an amazing hat – you’ve got to enter the drawing!  An ETSIS hat is like no other – it’s glamorous at the same time it’s brilliant. When I wear mine people ask me if I’m a movie star, really, they honestly do. Yes [...]Summer Sun Hat Giveaway! is a post from: Dr. Bailey's Skin Care Blog read more..

Saturday 21 July 2012

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Summer Skin Care Tips

Your acne skin care routine should change with the seasons. Get the basics of a summer acne skin care routine, and keep pimples and breakouts away. (Source: Eating Disorders) read more..

Don't Like Typical Sunscreen? Maybe Powder Mineral Sunscreen Is For You

So, my last post dealt with different types of sunscreen and how you can choose one that is right for you. But I didn't realize there is actually another sunscreen option -- powder mineral sunscreen -- until I read this blog post by Jen Adkins, our Guide to Skin Care....Read Full Post read more..

Poll: Have You Tried Using Toothpaste On Your Pimples?

Just yesterday at one of my skin care classes, we got onto the subject of using toothpaste on pimples. This is a super common tip, and I think most people have tried it even if solely out of curiosity....Read Full Post read more..

Friday 20 July 2012

Medication Side Effects-Another Side Effect-Acne Medications

More Acne Medication Side Effects You May Not Have Heard Of

As if we don’t have enough to worry about when taking the various acne medications out there which are readily available, there are some new ones I learned about and never even heard of until I read this.  They had to do with some known side effects of the most commonly prescribed acne medication – any number of antibiotics that are used to help clear acne, as well as another side effect of the already side effect-ridden isotretinoin otherwise popularly known as Accutane. As you well know by now if you’ve been reading my blog, I’ve always advocated  more natural approaches to treating acne, not only externally with natural cleansers with naturally active ingredients, but also by using things like herbal supplements and dietary changes to help internally treat the underlying conditions that cause acne. Antibiotics that are used to treat acne were found to cause unexplained sore throats in the patients that use them. At least more often than they had them before they started on the medication, which strongly infers that the reason for their sore throats was the medication and not some other outlying circumstance. In my opinion, long term antibiotic use can be dangerous because it [...] read more..

Saturday 14 July 2012

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About Brammo Empulse

As soon as time evolves, the matter of environmental issues just isn’t one that is likely to simply cease to exist. Men and women are constantly seeking more ways to modify the way they travel - some from a viewpoint of cost and some from true concern with the environment. Most, primarily, look at it [...]Related posts:

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Friday 13 July 2012


Video: Types of Sunscreen

I've managed to make it this far into the summer before getting a sunburn -- probably a new record for me. I've made it a point to make sure I'm wearing sunscreen. It's amazing what a little aging on the skin will prompt you to do....Read Full Post read more..

International Journal Of Dermatology-Common Skin Disorders-Infectious Diseases-Dermatology Clinics

Worst Foods for Skin and Complexion?

You may know the best foods for your skin, but do you know the foods that may be linked to acne and other complexion problems? WebMD asks experts about what they think are the worst foods for skin health.the possible links between foods and skin problems. (Source: WebMD Health) read more..

Skin diseases in rural Yucatan, Mexico

Conclusions Infectious diseases, acne, and eczemas are the most common skin disorders seen in dermatology clinics in rural Yucatan, Mexico. Our findings may be useful in the development of public health initiatives targeting rural communities in this region. (Source: International Journal of Dermatology) read more..

Thursday 12 July 2012

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Halfsies every night: 1/2 Moisturizer and 1/2 AHA+

For the past month or so I have been moisturizing every night with 1/2 Moisturizer and 1/2 AHA+. I mix them up in my palm before applying. It’s been great. My skin is staying even toned and perfect and because the AHA+ is diluted by the Moisturizer, it is not too strong for nightly [...] read more..

Share Your Story

Add your voice to the Acne site. I know you have a ton to share!How Has Acne Affected You? - Even though acne is "just" a skin condition, it can affect much more than just your skin. Has acne affected your life? Time to vent a little....Read Full Post read more..

Just for fun…..

A reader sent me this.  It’s cute and made me chuckle. Of course, these sunbathers shouldn’t.  Hope they’ve got an antioxidant rich smoothie in that cooler to help with the free radicals that are inevitable, because no sunscreen can block all the rays all the time…. and, all of you who are regular readers of [...]Just for fun….. is a post from: Dr. Bailey's Skin Care Blog read more..

Monday 9 July 2012

Surprising Acne

Surprising Acne Triggers Part I

This is part one of a kind of fun and interesting article series about some triggers for acne that occur with some people that you may not have thought of. Of course the main triggers still remain hormonal and herditary in nature of course, but there are always outside factors that can influence whether [...] read more..

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'Help needed' for skin conditions

Mental health services which help people who suffer from skin conditions like acne or eczema should get more funding, according to a new report. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)MedWorm Sponsor Message: Please support the Doctors In Chains campaign for the medics tortured and sentenced for up to 15 years in Bahrain. #FreeDoctors read more..


Finish This Sentence: From Now On, I Will...

I hope you learned a lot about acne this month, about what causes it and, most importantly, how to treat it. I personally have used this month to reevaluate what's working for my skin, and what's not. For example, I've made it a point to put sunscreen on (nearly) every day. But there are still a few things I could do better. Like I could stop popping pimples (hey, I don't do it all the time but occasionally I just can't help myself.)...Read Full Post read more..

Have a Happy, Fun Filled 4th of July

It’s that time again – we’re celebrating our day of liberation, all those decades ago that occurred here in the US.  We often forget that we owe our tremendous freedoms and access to really pursue our dreams and fulfill ourselves here. It’s nice to have a holiday to really memorialize how we got here [...] read more..

Sunday 8 July 2012

Inflammatory Acne-Korean Patients-Moderate Acne-Histological-Acne Lesions

Clinical and histological effect of a low glycaemic load diet in treatment of acne vulgaris in korean patients: a randomized, controlled trial.

Authors: Kwon HH, Yoon JY, Hong JS, Jung JY, Park MS, Suh DH Abstract Recent studies have suggested that dietary factors, specifically glycaemic load, may be involved in the pathogenesis of acne. The aim of this study was to determine the clinical and histological effects on acne lesions of a low glycaemic load diet. A total of 32 patients with mild to moderate acne were randomly assigned to either a low glycaemic load diet or a control group diet, and completed a 10-week, parallel dietary intervention trial. Results indicate successful lowering of the glycaemic load. Subjects within the low glycaemic group demonstrated significant clinical improvement in the number of both non-inflammatory and inflammatory acne lesions. Histopathological examination of skin samples revealed severa... read more..

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Does He Have Acromegaly or Something Similar?

DiscussionAcromegaly is caused by abnormal growth hormone and IGF-1 (insulin-like growth factor 1) after the growth plates are closed. It is called gigantism if it occurs when the growth plates are open and causes increased linear growth. Acromegaly, since it acts on closed growth plates, shows other physical signs including frontal bossing, prognathism, coarse facial features, macrocephaly, moderate obesity, thickened skin, thickened fingers and toes, hyperhidrosis and other problems. If the IGF-1 exposure is prolonged other problems occur such as cardiac hypertrophy and osteoarthritis. Benign tumors are also relatively common with acromegaly, but increased risk of malignancies is controversial. Acromegaly usually occurs in the 3rd decade but gigantism can occur at any age prior to growt... read more..

Friday 6 July 2012

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Polyphenon-60 displays a therapeutic effect on acne by suppression of TLR2 and IL-8 expression via down-regulating the ERK1/2 pathway

Abstract   Propionibacterium acnes (P. acnes) is a well-known acne-inducing factor which causes inflammatory skin lesions by enhancing cytokine production through toll-like receptor 2 (TLR2). Green tea extract catechin has been documented to possess anti-inflammatory effects. However, little is known about the mechanisms involved or any direct effect of green tea catechin on acne. The present study investigated the therapeutic effects and mechanism of polyphenon-60, also known as green tea catechin compound, on acne in vitro and in vivo. In a clinical study using topical polyphenon-60 treatment, acne patients showed symptomatic improvement with decrease in the number of comedos and pustules. To investigate the mechanism underlying the activity of polyphenon-60 in acne thera...MedWorm Sponsor Message: Please support the Doctors In Chains campaign for the medics tortured and sentenced for up to 15 years in Bahrain. #FreeDoctors read more..

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Photoshop CS6 - A Perfect Complement Of Photographer

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Thursday 5 July 2012

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What May Cause a Silent Migraine Problem

According to the National Headache Foundation, silent migraine ailment has the identical trigger factors similar to other sorts of migraine situations. These trigger factors include following:* Biological Reasons: based on the investigation carried out by the National Headache Foundation, the inflammation of the blood vessels on the brain may lead to the reduction of the [...]Related posts:

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