• Types of acne

    There are many different types of acne lesions. When someone has acne, it could mean that they have some or even many of the different types we’re about to list here. Acne, or acne vulgaris, may be classified into the two groups of non inflammatory, and inflammatory acne: Non Inflammatory Acne This type of acne is caused by clogged pores and there is not much inflammation present. Whiteheads. These are caused by the skin pores being blocked. The sebum in the pores is turned into fatty acids by skin bacteria resulting in the white appearance. They’re different to the blackhead, in that the opening of the pores are closed or…

  • What causes acne?

    Acne is a very common skin condition, and affects over 60 million people in the United States alone. But for those with acne, it’s no laughing matter, as has a big effect on nearly all aspects of our lives. As I’ve said, I’ve had acne from age 14 to 28. When I had acne, it affected pretty much every part of my life. Every day, our skin affects how we feel about ourselves, and also how we feel when we’re with other people. It impacts all parts of our lives, and can make our lives miserable. When it comes to the causes of acne, there are more than just a few causes,…