I’ve started a new community for people with itchy skin: www.itchyskin.org. People with acne often suffer from other skin ailments, and nothing is more common than itchy, red, irritated skin. Please help us get the community started by visiting to post your own experiences with itchy, irritated skin.
Quality sleep is an important step in treating acne and enhancing overall health. Acneresearch.org guidelines require a variety of lifestyle changes, and first on the list is getting more than 8 hours of sleep every night. The body performs a complex series of maintenance tasks during sleep. Sleep deprivation disturbs these necessary biological tasks, which […]
We asked our readers “Do you have any theories about what causes your acne?” Here are their responses: “the weather in texas, using the wrong products.” “My skin won’t stop producing oil!” “my dads side of the family had it” “i don’t drink enough water..?” “No” “genes” “no. i don’t know why it could only […]
With research, experimentation, and tweaking, I have become acne free (fingers crossed) without medication for the first time since I was 16 years old. It seems that fruit is also a major acne trigger for me (I hear the fruit we eat has been genetically modified to contain far more sugar than the body can […]
Several acne.org users who comment on this thread have found that taking a daily dose of boron decreases acne symptoms, especially when combined with Vitamin B complex, Zinc, and a properly managed sleep cycle. If you have experimented with Boron, please tell us about your results here. Boron is a naturally occurring vitamin that is […]
After much experimentation and reading of acne.org forums, I have found a simple vitamin regimen that keeps me virtually 100% clear. The regimen requires taking the vitamins with food, several times per day. When I take all of the vitamins once per day, too low of a dosage, or without food, I don’t stay as […]