Acne and Inflammation: How to Reduce Redness and Swelling

Acne and Inflammation

You know the red, swollen pimples you get sometimes? The ones that really hurt when you touch them? Sometimes they’re right at the bottom of your nose, and just chewing makes them hurt? These pimples hurt because they are swollen and inflamed. Good news is, you can reverse this process. Okay, so what is inflammation, anyway? Simply… Read More

Adult Acne Causes – What Really Causes Adult Acne?

Did anyone ever tell you that acne is a teenage skin problem? Did anyone tell you that you would grow out of your acne, but you didn’t? You’re not alone! In fact, 60 million adult Americans have acne, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. That’s about 1 in 4 adults! It’s a multi-billion-dollar industry…. Read More

Fish Oil vs. Cod Liver Oil for Acne: A New Perspective

Sonia taking fermented cod liver oil for clear skin

What do fish oil and cod liver oil have to do with acne, anyway? In a nutshell, fish oil – or rather, omega-3 fatty acids – appears to help some people clear up their skin faster.  This is because omega-3s reduce inflammation in a few different ways. Sounds good, right? Well, inflammation is a major… Read More

Zinc and Acne: Does Zinc Help With Acne?

Zinc and acne

Let’s get right down to it. While zinc isn’t a magical cure-all for acne, it turns out that many acne sufferers are deficient in zinc. And their acne often improves when they start supplementing it! Zinc is a trace mineral essential to all forms of life because of its fundamental role in gene expression, cell… Read More

Milk and Acne: Does Milk Cause Acne?

Milk and Acne

Have you heard about this yet? If you eat milk, cheese, ice cream, or any other kind of dairy, and you have acne, this blog post could be the most important thing you read all week. In fact – and I’m not exaggerating here – removing milk and dairy products from your diet is probably… Read More

Vitamin D for Acne – The #1 Acne Vitamin

Vitamin D and Acne | Get Some Sun

If you’re still struggling with acne, it might be because you’re not getting enough Vitamin D. Vitamin D, also known as the “sunshine vitamin,” plays a major role in healing and preventing acne, and chances are that you’re not getting enough of it. In fact,  Vitamin D levels have been steadily declining over a number… Read More