Category Archives: Skin

The vicious circle of blemished skin

(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 […]

Blemished skin truth and myths

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 […]