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Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Blackheads Treatment - Follow These Steps to Remove Blackheads

Blackheads form when dead skin cells, bacteria and sebum, the oil matter secreted by the skin, clog the surface of the skin -- the bacteria tarnishes with oxygen and makes it look like black dots and sometimes tend to stick out a little.

Our first impulse is usually to pick at blackheads, however, this is the worst thing we can do as it spreads bacteria and irritates the skin. Instead, we recommend exfoliating the area with a Glycolic Acid - Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) and Salicylic Acid (BHA) scrub to shed upper layers of the skin, and prevent pore-clogging. After this, use an acne lotion to help reduce acne bacteria levels, help diminish redness and prevent acne blackheads from forming.

Teenagers, "Never pick at blackheads!"
Although blackheads can crop up out of control between the ages of 15 and 25 due to acne vulgaris, the best way to counteract the eliminate them is by exfoliating the skin and using a prescription-grade acne lotion.

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Thursday, February 19, 2009

Common Acne Treatment Mistakes

Most people suffering from acne commonly make simple mistakes when treating their acne. So, hopefully we can help some of you avoid making these mistakes.

Perhaps the biggest mistake everyone makes is trying too many acne products at once; most of the time they are natural or home made products -- which usually makes you think it's safe, but it is definitely not the case. Although your skin is able to endure a lot things, it is more delicate than you might think. This is why you must be very selective using acne treatments.

Acne can be caused by internal and external factors, so identifying the root of your acne problems is key to select the best acne treatment, which should always include gentle acne skin care products with dermatological-grade ingredients to treat the causes of acne. In some cases it can be stress related, or triggered by hormone disorders, etc.

If you always keep this in mind, you can get rid of acne permanently.

There are no miracle quick-fix home made acne solutions. If you are looking for overnight acne treatments, then you need to make sure these contain professional acne medicines.

Typically acne sufferers make the mistake of trying different supplements, vitamins and minerals, combined with moisturizers, spot treatments, exfoliants, face cleansers, and many other things.

Another common slip is that they normally don't give acne treatments enough time to really work on the skin. Treating acne can be a long process sometimes -- changing your acne products after using them for only a week is a big mistake. This will only disturb your skin and produce more breakouts. Just try to be patient and give your skin enough time to get used to your acne treatment.

The best acne advice we can give you is to try not to use too many acne products at once. Simply start with a gently face cleanser and oil-free moisturizer, and treat your breakouts with an acne lotion. You don't really need more than that.

Picking and squeezing. This can be hard to avoid sometimes, however, popping zits only aggravates the problem and it will take longer for your pimples to heal. Besides, you'll be guaranteeing black spots from acne.

Keep it simple and try a professional Acne Treatment System.

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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Secret Acne Weapon: Relax and Heal Your Acne Stressed Skin

Acne treatment has become a huge industry; medication and surgical procedures (both aimed at curing acne) as a measure to clear and eliminate acne. Nonetheless, a simple and effective practice is right in front of us (or under us I should say).

In today's fast-paced, frustrating, demanding, and difficult world, stress can take a toll and it's been medically proven to be directly connected to acne breakouts. Whether is your work, college, kids, social life, or perhaps medical conditions, these can all easily lead to stress and end-up causing acne. Not to mention other skincare conditions. The secret weapon to defend your skin against stress-related acne breakouts is relaxation.

You should always use an acne treatment -- but you should also practice relaxation to help clear your acne stressed skin.

The relation is still not too clear. What we do know is that stress provokes tension and anxiety, which can both trigger the production of sebum (the oily substance that lubricates skin), and as we already know, increased sebum production means oily skin -- and oily skin means clogged pores and acne breakouts. Also keep in mind that stress delays the healing process of skin. And of coarse, we should always avoid falling into the vicious cycle of feeling mentally stressed-out about having acne breakouts.

How can you relax about acne?

It's very straightforward. You can start by getting a good night sleep. When you sleep well, the body recharges, and it keeps stress levels down, reducing its production of sebum. Also, practice breathing exercises to help calm you down.

Another great way to relax your body is by clearing your mind. Try playing some Tibetan music to prod your chakra. Get into a meditation mode and clear your mindset.

So, if you're stressing about which is the best acne treatment for your skin? Perhaps you should just relax about it. MenScience Acne Treatment System is guaranteed to eliminate acne in 3 simple steps. It's a clinically developed acne treatment with dermatological-grade acne medication for visible results.

Isn't this relaxing?

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Thursday, January 29, 2009

Five Things You Should Know About Acne

Recently customers have been calling and sending lots questions about acne via email, so I thought it'd be a good idea to weigh in, even though we have an excellent article about Acne Facts versus Fiction, as well as other acne treatment articles.

1. A lot of you have asked if popping acne pimples/zits helps make them go away faster; this is clearly a myth. While it does "sometimes" reduce their size, popping pimples will spread acne bacteria making the blemish worse and causing it to take longer to heal. Popping or picking at pimples can also cause scars and dark spots to form. It is best to use a potent acne spot cream directly on the acne blemishes to diminish them and reduce the inflammation associated with acne.

2. Another common question from some acne sufferers is how many times a day should you wash your your face? When suffering from acne, it is very important to keep the facial skin clean, however, you should only wash your face a couple times a day with an acne face wash that contains Salicylic Acid and Tea Tree extract. To maintain your face clean and clear from dirt, oils and acne-causing bacteria throughout the day you should remove oily residues and buildup with acne pads or a face tonic. These are gentle on the skin an help heal and repair acne-stressed skin.

3. Foods and diet seem to be another big concern from people suffering from acne. There is no real hard-evidence to claim that greasy or oily foods are directly linked to causing acne. However, you should try to eat a balanced diet full of vitamins from fruits and vegetables, and drink a lot of water for overall well-being. After all, this will help you keep your skin naturally moisturized from the inside out.

4. The biggest question seem to be which is the most effective ingredient for acne treatment? So far, the best antibacterial ingredient prescribe by dermatologists for topical acne treatment is Benzoyl Peroxide. It's been proven to clearly help rid acne, while absorbing excess oils and clearing pores. The best acne treatments combine Benzoyl Peroxide with other acne-soothing ingredients such as Green Tea, Urea and Allantoin to help clear acne-irritated skin.

Our last acne issue has to do with people getting a bit too anxious about seeing fast results from their acne products. Dealing with acne can be very frustrating -- a lot times the skin will take a turn for the worse before it begins getting better. With any acne treatment, especially dermatological-grade acne products, it may take some time for the skin to get used to the powerful antibacterial and exfoliating ingredients. Once skin has become accustomed to the acne treatment, irritation, redness or dryness usually disappear. The most important thing is to KEEP usage regular. Your best bet is to apply a small amount only once a day, and then increase frequency gradually over 5 – 6 days. If too much dryness occurs, decrease frequency and gradually increase again. Now, if for some reason your skin remains irritated for a long period of time, stop acne treatment and consult a doctor.

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Friday, January 09, 2009

So, What is All The Buzz with this Acne Treatment System?

In a way, this is an unplanned continuation of my rant from in one this week's posts on MenScience Feedback from Friends and Family.

An old friend called me yesterday to catch-up on things, and of coarse, we ended up talking about MenScience. Not know anything about our acne products, he was looking for some acne medication suggestions and feedback in Yahoo! ANSWERS when he stumbled upon a recommendation about MenScience Acne Treatment System - apparently there are quite a few people tipping on it. So, he did what most us often do, he did a search in Google for MenScience Acne Treatment System; to his surprise there were 56,300 results for this phrase.

His comment was: "What is All The Buzz with this Acne Treatment System?"

It amazed me that he didn't know anything about it - you'd think that a friend would know about your products... but, in part that's what he called for. Now, his shocker about our acne product line doesn't really stun me at all. I've been following what consumers are saying about the acne treatment in their reviews and the ratings are magnificent. Perhaps the price point has turned some away, but this acne treatment has powerful and effective acne products, and remember, you get what you pay for.

I strongly recommend this acne treatment, it will help you get rid of acne with immediate and long term results. You have nothing lose with our 30-day money back guarantee. Just try it risk free - if you're wholy satisfied, simply return it for a full refund.

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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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Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Curing Your Acne Breakouts

Our previous acne posts covered general information about acne and the causes of acne for those of you experiencing frequent breakouts looking for a fast cure, yet effective and definitive acne treatments for your skin. In this segment we present the best acne protocol clinically developed by our skincare experts in this bleb field, along with a practical list of which acne products you should apply to start your own acne treatment cure.

How to cure acne: Starter guidelines for your acne stressed skin:

Learn what each acne product does for your skin.

Distinguishing between acne product ingredients and their general benefits for your skin is very important. Many acne specialized sites concur that both the acne product ingredients and the benefits for the skin have much greater importance in maximizing their benefits.

This includes both general and specific benefits; examples of this include the specified purpose of each acne product like acne treatment/repair/diminish, and specific ingredient benefits such as absorbs into the skin to clear acne-causing bacteria.

Even if you just want to prevent acne, you should still be learning the benefits of every medicine. MenScience acne experts agree that many people wanting to prevent acne are going to acne information web sites; as they want to guarantee not breaking out, and finding the best acne medicine. So if you want to learn how to prevent acne, our acne skin care experts agree - read MenScience's acne treatment recommendations.

Distinguish between acne medicines

According to our acne experts, "Acne is triggered by several factors, including hormone imbalance, overproduction of sebum (the oily substance on the skin) and growth of bacteria (known as P. acnes). For this reason, using gentle, effective acne medicine (not abrasive) is an integral part of an acne treatment as it regularly removes the blockage of dead cells from pores."

One acne medicine that stands out greatly is the Acne Spot Repair. According to feedback from customer reviews, nearly 99% of current customers that have used this zit killer give it 5-stars and say it has become the main acne product in the their acne treatment routine.

Steve, from Tucson, AZ, a 48 year-old male with occasional breakouts - has made this his "go to" acne medicine every time he gets a pimple now. "I thought I was using the best until I tried this product. Doesn't dry your skin out or leave dry patches like other products."

Customize your acne treatment to control and eliminate acne permanently

Before you put together and start using an acne treatment, you need to know what each acne product targets and how it will relate to your skin needs. Ireneo, a customer from Soledad, CA, says, "MenScience Acne Treatment hydrates my skin, minimizes pores, it's soothing, and works effectively. I needed an acne system to clear my skin since I been breaking out from stress."

MenScience Acne Treatment offers pharmaceutical-grade acne medicine so that you can get an acne-free complexion:

  • Daily Face Wash: This advanced liquid cleanser promotes a clear complexion by removing the bacteria, impurities and oily residues that cause acne.
  • Advanced Face Tonic: This gentle, yet high-potency wonder softens, smoothes and conditions for a radiantly clear complexion. Professional-grade Alpha Hydroxy Acids remove organic buildup while dissolving dead skin cells and pore-clogging, oily residues to renew and clarify.
  • Acne Therapy Lotion: This intensive acne medication cures recurring acne with dermatologist recommended Benzoyl Peroxide. Enriched with vitamins and skin restoring ingredients, the prescription-grade formula repairs and conditions acne stressed skin to help prevent scarring. Ultralight and oil-free, the Lotion absorbs quickly and invisibly without leaving a residue.
Distinguish between comedogenic vs non-comedogenic acne medicine

Comedogenic refers to ingredients or products that have a tendency to block pores and promote comedones (plural of comedo), or acne.

If you already suffer from oily or acne-prone skin, keep an eye out for these comedogenic ingredients when purchasing products:
  • Cocoa Butter
  • Pigments & Dyes (red in particular)
  • Coal Tar
  • Lanolin
  • Isopropyl Myristate
Consider acne products with dermatological ingredients

You have the option of using an acne product comparison chart to find acne products that target the causes of acne and keep acne blemishes under control with effective pharmaceutical-grade acne ingredients to diminish acne and prevent acne outbreaks. Consider ingredients like:
  • Glycolic Acid
  • Salicylic Acid
  • Alpha Hydroxy Acids
  • Benzoyl Peroxide
  • Allantoin
  • Urea
  • Green Tea
  • Vitamins B5, A, C and E
Where to search: Search engine are the best resource
You also have the option of maintaining a clear complexion at all times by using convenient prescription-grade acne pads anywhere oily residues start building up. Advanced Acne Pads help you diminish acne areas, healing and repairing acne-stressed skin.

Other acne treatment resources
If you are having difficulties trying to decide which acne products are best for your skin, please let us know and we'll happy to help you find the right acne medicine for you.

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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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