Since at more and more locations people wear masks for the Covid19 virus, you are also increasingly hearing about specific skin problems for people with sensitive skin. A term has also been posted for it: “maskne”, a combination of the English word “mask” and “acne”.
The Health Council regularly warned against using disinfectant soap to wash your hands, as it removes more good bacteria than it fights evil. But nowadays you run into a pump of aggressive soap in every store. What does that do with the so-called good and bad bacteria, and how should you wash your hands in […]
(Note: this is a simplified explanation of a complex skin condition) When the sex hormones become (extra) active and women, unfortunately, have this surge monthly, the number of androgenic hormones increases sharply. This results in higher sebum production and often in greasy hair, greasy skin and in many cases blemished skin with zits, pimples and […]
Eating the wrong foods: Since a blemished skin is often associated with oily skin, it is often thought that fatty foods promote the formation of zits, pimples and black/whiteheads. Especially pork, chocolate and chips are considered as the culprits. In this respect, no scientific research has ever succeeded to prove a real relation although people with […]