As acne tends to be a greater issue during the stress of the Holidays, it’s a good time to address some of your frequently asked questions about acne. The questions I address in these Q&A posts should eventually cover your specific issue. If you have additional questions, please post them in the comments section.
I am a teenager with very oily skin and also suffer from acne. No matter how often I wash my face it still feels oily – and I still break out. What can I do?
Excess oil can be caused by hereditary factors or from the production of the male hormone, testosterone. Wash your face gently yet thoroughly twice daily with a gentle cleanser. Harsh, drying treatments will actually cause the reverse effect; your skin will be provoked to produce even more oil to compensate for the drying cleansers. Alpha lipoic acid is an ingredient I recommend you look for in your skin cleansing products. It has a normalizing effect on the skin and can help regulate oil flow. The anti-inflammatory diet combined with our anti-inflammatory supplements are very helpful. I recommend also normalize oil output, preventing excess oil as well as acne lesions.
More questions? I’ll be addressing new topics every day, so ask in the comments. Thanks.