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Spotlight on Vitamin C Serum

Spotlight on Vitamin C Serum

Skin Diligent's Vitamin C Serum in oil uses a rare oil form of vitamin C. Find out the best forms of vitamin C to consume and to use on the skin. Vitamin C is an essential nutrient and powerful antioxidant for health and an integral ingredient in skincare.

Menopausal Acne: Causes and solutions

Menopausal Acne: Causes and solutions

Menopausal acne is the most surprising symptom of all during perimenopause and menopause. Here, we look at the causes and solutions as every woman travels through the menopause in her own, unique way. Some sail through, while others struggle for years with hot flushes, poor sleep, weight gain, low mood, skin breakouts and many other troubles.

Acne is multifactorial

Acne is multifactorial

Now we know that acne is linked to an imbalance of hormones (not only androgens, but also insulin, oestrogen, adrenalin, cortisol, and many others).

12 Steps to Healthy Skin & to Stop Breakouts

12 Steps to Healthy Skin & to Stop Breakouts

Did you know that you have a lot more power to control acne than you may think. Even if you are genetically predisposed to have acne, you can change the course of how acne develops. We know this thanks to the sciences of epigenetics and microbiome. Here are 12 proven tips to get rid of acne.

How to Prevent Antibiotic Resistance in Acne Treatment

How to Prevent Antibiotic Resistance in Acne Treatment

Studies show a mixed efficacy on the use of antibiotics to treat acne, and there is a good reason for that. Antibiotics continue to be the first line of treatment against acne, globally, while the misuse and overuse of antibiotics is aggravating the serious problem of antibiotic resistance. Should you use antibiotics to treat acne?

Current Acne Prescription Treatments

Current Acne Prescription Treatments

Current acne treatments were formulated 30-50 years ago, before the 2 major inflection points of human sciences - the Human Genome Project in the early 2000 and the Human Microbiome Project. These treatments are harsh, damaging and controversial.

Types of Acne Vulgaris

Types of Acne Vulgaris

There are a lot of terms to make acne sound complicated. But there are really just 2 essential distinctions - the comedones and the pimples.

Diet & Acne

Diet & Acne

There is a link between what we eat and acne (and health of course). If we don't eat, we die. The nutrients in the food we eat give the energy to our cells to function and make us who we are. The quality of the nutrients or the lack of nutrients can dictate the kind of health, healthy skin and healthy mind we achieve.

Role of Food Supplement in Acne

Role of Food Supplement in Acne

The sea and the land where our foods are produced are currently in a poor state. There is a dramatic drop in the level of nutrients in the soil and a dramatic rise in the level of toxins in the fish grown or caught in the sea. We make a case for the need of food supplements to complement our dietary needs, particularly for young people.

Stress & Acne

Stress & Acne

The sources of inflammation linked to acne are various. Acne is also linked to the brain through the endocrine system (hormones). We explore the role of adrenaline and cortisol on the skin and on the immune system.

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