STRESS CAN CAUSE ACNE,
WHICH CAN LEAD TO DEPRESSION

Article Read Duration 4 min read


Feeling stressed? Exams or a big interview looming? It might just show on your face. Acne can be caused by stress, and the worse your acne gets, the more stressed you become, leading to a vicious cycle. Beyond stress, acne can also have a profound psychological impact and may lead to a lack of confidence and self-esteem. While some prescription acne medications have been accused of causing depression, getting expert advice to treat acne is the first step to achieving clear skin and a more positive mind-set.

 

TRUE
OR FALSE

CHOCOLATE IS BAD
FOR ANE-PRONE SKIN.

FALSE

There is no solid evidence that chocolate has any effect on acne, evenif everyone is different so acne could cause breakouts to some people. Darkchocolate is actually filled with skin-loving anti-oxidants!
Learn More

OILY FOODS
EQUALS OILY SKIN.

FALSE

Acommon acne myth is that grease on your plate translates to more oil in yourpores, but there is no direct link between the two. However, a diet rich insaturated fat can fuel micro-inflammation in all of the body's organs,including the skin.  In short, bacon andchips won't cause acne, but moderation is the best policy for overall health.
Learn More

SUGAR CAN MAKE
ACNE WORSE.

TRUE

Recent studies haveshown that high Glycemic Index foods - the ones that cause blood sugar to spike- can make acne worse.  We know it's easier said than done, but to keepyour skin happy, steer away from sweets, sugary drinks, and goodies made fromwhite flour and stick to high-fiber foods, like whole grains and pulses, instead.
Learn More

SQUEEZING A PIMPLE WON'T
DO YOU MUCH GOOD.

TRUE

Even if it seems like aquick fix, squeezing a pimple will actually make things worse for your acne-proneskin as it could actually damage the infected hair follicle and increaseinflammation. You could even introduce a new infection with your fingernails.So popping zits is a harmful habit and best avoided!
Learn More

OUR SAFETY
COMMITMENTS

Safety standards beyond international cosmetics regulations.