MYTH 1: Food causes acne.
There is no irrefutable evidence that chocolate, pizza or, fried foods will cause acne. But fatty foods can stimulate hormones, causing breakouts for some. There is still testing being done on dairy products, due to high hormone levels and calcium content and foods high in iodine like seafood.
MYTH 2: Makeup Causes Acne.
It does when you don’t cleanse your skin thoroughly. Look for make-up products that are nonacnegenic or noncomedogenic.
MYTH 3: You Will “Grow Out Of” Acne.
Some people never do. Acne is a cosmetic disease that requires management. It may be controlled and minimized with a proper regimen.
MYTH 4: Only Teenagers get acne
Some people can be clear during their teenage years and develop acne after pregnancy, or menopause.
Types of Acne
Non-inflammatory acne-Very mild. Appearance of whiteheads and blackheads
Inflammatory Acne- moderate. Appearance of papules and pustules.
Cystic- severe. Appearance of cysts and nodules.
Mario Badescu Acne Facial Cleanser- Deepcleansing and gentle formula to Prevent and heal existing acne.
Mario Badescu Anti-Acne Serum- helps prevent acne eruptions before they start.
Mario Badescu Buffering Lotion- Great for those with cystic acne. Helps reduce large erupted areas overnight!
Mario Badescu Drying Lotion- helps shrink whiteheads. Also works on chest and back acne.
Mario Badescu Drying Mask- dries existing pimples to help clear skin.
Mario Badescu Healing and Soothing Mask- anti-inflammatory soothing to balance irritated skin.
Mario Badescu Healing Cream-speeds healing process of inflamed skin.
Silver Powder- Helps unclog pores riddled with excessive blackheads.
Neutrogena Rapid Clear Sore Pimple Gel- used to reduce size, redness and swelling of pustules.
Murad Acne Spot Treatment- minimizes severity of breakouts with sulfur
Zeno Hot Spot- Thermal device proven to clear blemishes. Reduces look of blemishes within 24hrs.