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The Case of a Supermodel, a Doctor, Milk and Acne

We’ve already seen the research behind milk and acne and various products that contain milk. If research didn’t convince you to suspect milk as a cause of your acne, maybe these 2 people will? Coming from two diverse backgrounds – one whose skin MUST be pore-perfect under the harsh glare of camera and lighting. Another, an […]

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Stuck in Acne Hell? How to Get Out

You came here because you wanted to know a guaranteed solution to get rid of pimples and their marks as soon as possible, yes? And you are wondering why you are having to read this when you just wanted a quick answer, yes? The thing is, unless you educate yourself about the basics of acne prone […]

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30 Day Milk Challenge for Hormonal Acne

Going without dairy products is almost unheard of in India – we just can’t do without our milky teas and malai paneers. But what if milk was aggravating your acne and there was research to show it? Research shows milk aggravates acne. More research here and here. Dairy products increase insulin and insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) plasma levels which in […]

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Check if a Product Will Cause Pimples, Instantly

As you browse the Internet for skin care or makeup products, you wonder if they will cause pimples. Now you can check instantly if a product is comedogenic or not, that is, does it contain any ingredients that can clog your skin’s pores and cause pimples. Skingredients is a free online tool to check for […]

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Skingredients: Now Check Ingredients While Browsing

Acnemantra recently launched a revolutionary smartphone app that can help you spot pimple causing products before you buy them. This is first of a kind innovation in the whole wide world of cosmetics in general and acne in particular. It helps you know if a cosmetic ingredient in the product you are about to buy […]

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