Lifestyle Factors

acne and self esteem
Acne & self-esteem: How outbreaks affect social media use & relationships

A survey has found that young people with acne edit their photos or avoid being in photos, showing a new link between acne and self-esteem.

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Stressed-out skin at exam time?
Stressed-out skin at exam time?

Final exams are enough pressure on their own without having to deal with a major acne breakout too. And if that long awaited formal is just around the corner, then stress levels may be at all time high – but don’t let it get you down!

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Low GI diet: best evidence for improving acne
Low GI diet: best evidence for improving acne

Wondering what food changes you can make to help improve acne? Consider a low Glycaemic Index (GI) diet – it has the strongest evidence according to a recent review.

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In a spot of bother about enjoying chocolate?
In a spot of bother about enjoying chocolate?

Worried about eating chocolate? Chocolate has a bad reputation for causing acne, but the evidence is mixed when deciding if it’s bad for our skin.

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