Acne

Adult Acne: Why It Happens and How To Treat It

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 05.14.2014 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

Junk food, chocolate and fried foods have long been believed to trigger acne. The explanation, as proven by recent studies, is that the high-glycemic load foods like the ones mentioned above aggravate acne by causing internal inflammation and imbalances which can ultimately lead to excess oil production on your skin.

Stop Telling Me I Have "Problem Skin"

Anne Theriault | Posted 10.26.2013 | Canada Living
Anne Theriault

Why do we have to refer to acne as "problem skin" or "bad skin"? My skin isn't bad or a problem; it's just my skin, and I'm fucking tired of being made to feel like I should be ashamed of it. I'm sick of the fact that the only time I ever see someone in the media with acne, they're there to tell me how not to have acne. I can turn on my television and see people from all different kinds of ethnic backgrounds. I can find television shows with characters from all the major religions; I can find shows with characters of several different sexual orientations. There are never any people on my television or in magazines or even in cute, independent, deliberately not-Hollwood movies who look like me, with angry red skin and patches of whiteheads and that greasy sheen.

Take Two Antibiotics and Call Your Back Doctor in the Morning

Jason Tetro | Posted 07.13.2013 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpg Medical professionals may soon have one more weapon in their arsenal against chronic lower back pain. In 2008, a team out of the University of Southern Denmark treated a small group of lower back pain sufferers with antibiotics. Over 60% of the patients showed improvement in their condition.

Oil: The Surprising Secret Weapon for Fighting Adult Acne

Kristen Ma | Posted 07.10.2013 | Canada Living
Kristen Ma

After a decade of battling breakouts and another helping clients battle adult acne, I've found that the best weapon against blemishes is oil. Yes, you read that right: oil. Precisely what many of us presume causes acne, actually prevents and treats it.

An Unlikely New Ally in the Fight Against Acne

Jason Tetro | Posted 05.17.2013 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpg In the last few years, there has been a different approach to controlling acne through a natural process of using good germs to control bad ones. Yet a group of researchers based out of UCLA published an article in Nature last week that took the use of probiotics to an entirely different level.

9 Things You Shouldn't Pop Or Pick At

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.15.2013 | Canada Living

It doesn't matter how many times we've been told to stop touching, picking and popping zits — most of us wouldn't let a pus-filled whitehead ruin ou...

10 Best Foods To Fight Acne

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 11.09.2012 | Canada Living

If you've always believed chocolate and oily foods cause acne, it's finally time to put that myth to rest. It's one of the biggest misconceptions ...

Natural Ways to Treat and Prevent Adult Acne

Natasha Turner, ND | Posted 12.29.2012 | Canada Living
Natasha Turner, ND

The one advantage of getting farther away from your younger years is not having to shop in the acne section of the local drugmart. However, for many of us, dotting our skin with cream-coloured promises of better skin and less breakouts is still a common habit. In order to finally break free from blemishes it's important to know what causes it and what you can do about it.

Adult Acne: How To Treat And Conceal It (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post Canada | Karen Kwan | Posted 03.15.2012 | Canada Style

You may have thought waking up with a pimple was something of your past life, left back with your high school angst and teen heartthrob posters, but a...

What Happens to My Skin When Cupid Strikes?

Jason Rivers, MD | Posted 04.29.2012 | Canada Living
Jason Rivers, MD

It's no mystery that flattery from a love interest can turn us red in the face, but blushing itself is a curious phenomenon. So what can we do to control our blushing when love strikes?

VIDEO: How To Get Acne Free Skin With Foods

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.06.2011 | Canada Living

The next time you're cooking with garlic, you may want to consider saving some for your nightly beauty routine. Mystyle.com's "How Do I Look?" hos...