Your Beautiful Face

Everyday, working women expect to juggle a lot, from hectic calls, time crunches to BlackBerry meltdowns and even wardrobe malfunctions – but most of us don’t expect to combat adult acne! However, 50% of all women experience it at some point in their adult lives.

Studies show that women are more susceptible to adult acne than men. Why? For most women, acne occurs for two reasons: clogging of hair follicles and the fluctuation of hormones during the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, PMS and menopause. The good news is that there are ways to minimize adult acne.

Here’s how:

Isolaz: This new acne treatment uses a laser to kill acne-causing bacteria while vacuuming the infected area of any remaining dirt and thoroughly cleansing the skin pore.

Zeno: The Zeno is a handheld gadget designed to soothe and shrink blemishes using intense heat that destroys the bacteria-causing acne.

From sunscreen and chocolate to makeup, WebMD debunks 10 myths about acne causes. Plus, home remedies like ice and toothpaste help reduce redness and swelling – and can help dry out blemishes.

By Artesia Peluso

“A bit of lusting after someone does wonders for the skin.” Elizabeth Hurley

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