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Friday, October 03, 2008

Can Tough Economic Times Lead to Acne Breakouts?

It's been a tough month for most folks; the whole economic meltdown has fatigued our lives and the worst part for some is the zit-y way of reflecting on the skin due to stress. Not too long ago we published a piece explaining how stress affects acne breakouts, so we thought this would be a good opportunity to give you some sane advise to control acne.

If you've been watching the news lately, then you understand what we're talking about. And if you're crazy enough to read the WSJ or FT, then the conditions for stress-related acne are there.

All the papers are inundated with economic death notices.

Everyone seem to want to know why the sudden pimples. How they can control the breakouts? The answer: not by stressing your skin out. The best answer is to start using an Acne Treatment System that can provide your skin with vitamins and skin restoring ingredients to give you an acne-free complexion.

Stress related acne is not an illusion
Medical research has affirmed that the connection between stress and acne is a fact. According to a 2007 study reported on WebMD, teens undergoing high stress levels (think exam time), were 23% more likely to have an acne breakout than in non-stressful times. German researchers at the Free University in Berlin reaffirmed this in a study on adults, finding that subjects suffering from stressful conditions had more acne breakouts than those who didn’t.

Our situation right now with the economic meltdown is a prefect recipe for stress. Even if we try to insulate ourselves from the media, there's still plenty of other elements and individuals surrounding us that will get us talking and stressing about it.

There is a powerful relationship between the brain and skin conditions, called Psychodermatology. One of the impacts that mental stress has on the skin is Acne. Facial skin is more susceptible to stress than other parts of the body, therefore if you have acne-prone skin, you should treat it with pharmaceutical-grade acne products.

The reality? No one is immune from acne we should all prevent it with an effective Acne Treatment System.

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Thursday, June 19, 2008

Wedding Crashers

Remember the hit comedy Wedding Crashers? Well, some guys are taking that seriously... They're literally crashing weddings! But according to an article on Ask Men.com, there are some fine points men must master to do it in style... So if, like many men, the allure of 'oodles of free food and booze' excites you and you aspire to be a skilled wedding crasher, then read on.

Seems like the big idea to fool the grooms, groomsmen and entire wedding is confidence and vague references. The wedding family is often so concerned with managing sure the actual wedding day festivities goes smoothly and making sure everyone feels welcome, they're pretty oblivious.

A key thing wedding crashers should remember to impress the other grooms and groomsmen? Their grooming has to be perfect. Wedding crasher men should dress and groom themselves very carefully to act the part and not arouse any suspicion.All eyes will be on the bride and grooms and the bridesmaids and groomsmen, but a wedding crasher should try to look extra-spiffy too.

It starts with the shave. To look clean cut and well groomed, men should shave for a wedding, especially they're crashing. For a super-smooth look, wedding crasher men should skip shaving the day before the event and then shave very carefully. Of course, we recommend that they use MenScience's Advanced Shave Formula for optimal results. That goes for grooms and groomsmen, too!

There's nothing else that can make grooms, groomsmen and the entire wedding party negatively aware of your prescence... and that's body odor. Cleanse your skin with the Daily Body Wash and apply a good coat of Advanced Deodorant the advanced, bacteria-killing ingredients will kill odor before it starts. That way, you can act natural and dance like with Grandma Sue like there's no tomorrow... Calmness and bold confidence is a key for men crashing a wedding, and you certainly can't do that if you're paranoid that you're smelly.

There's another kind of wedding crasher that grooms and groomsmen should worry about, and it's not the relatively inocuous kind that is hitting on Auntie Fran. Triggered by stress, acne breakouts are common wedding crashers - and they can end up on the faces of grooms and groomsmen if they're not careful.

These wedding crashers include any variety of acne pimples, acne zits, acne whiteheads and acne blackheads. They crop up without warning, and unlike the weird man hitting on your aunt, this unexpected visitor is really obvious. To zap it, apply Acne Spot Repair directly to the acne blemish. It will reduce acne bacteria levels, help diminish redness and reduce acne pimples within 24 hours.

For more helpful tips from MenScience on wedding day grooming for grooms and groomsmen, read Wedding & Anniversary Grooming Tips for Men.

MenScience also offers some great wedding tips for grooms, groomsmen - really, all men - in Emergency Shaving, Grooming & Skincare Fixes.

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Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Acne Breakouts Can Be Triggered by Stress


YOU'VE GOT A BIG MEETING IN 2 DAYS... You've worked on your presentation for over a month and it's your one shot to make a big impression. But what's this? Pimples - whiteheads - blackheads - an enormous zit? The only impression you'll make is that of a pimple-faced teenager - not a seasoned professional!

How can you possibly have an acne breakout? You eat right, wash your face regularly with men's skincare products and use acne treatment products - and for goodness sakes - you're in your late 30's!

Once considered pure fiction, medical research has just begun affirming that there is a real connection between stress and acne. To help men avoid and treat stress induced acne (so they look great for the big meeting), MenScience has just released a new article, aptly entitled Acne Breakouts Can Be Triggered by Stress - Check it out!

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Monday, May 05, 2008

Acne Treatment and Prevention - Eight Simple Steps to Clear Stress

TO RELAX ACNE BREAKOUTS, DE-STRESS YOURSELF. Stressed and getting acne breakouts? It's no coincidence. Once considered an old wives' tale, medical research has just confirmed that there is a direct connection between stress and acne breakouts. There's hope. MenScience offers eight stress-reducing tips to help you prevent stress-related acne breakouts.
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