Archive for: Acne

4 Truths (And 1 Lie) About Adult Acne

As seen in Elle Magazine. Unlike high-school crushes, an obsession with The Hills and awkward formal photos, breakouts aren’t something you necessarily leave behind in your teens – it’s reported that 40 per cent of Australian women suffer from acne at some point in their adult lives.

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How To Get Rid of Acne

As seen in Prevention Magazine. Acne and pimples can cause embarrassment, loss of self-esteem and effects millions of Australians. Dr Philippa McCaffery has been working with patients with acne for over 20 years and is the Clinical Director of Clear Skincare Clinics, Australia’s largest acne practice. See Dr Philippa McCaffery’s 6 top recommendations on how to get rid of acne and get your confidence back.

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Real Life Stories On Adult Acne

Acne is a teenage problem, right? It’s frustrating, bothersome and plain unfair but adult acne could even mean you have spotty skin and grey hair at the same time. Acne is caused by an overproduction and poor release of oil (sebum) in the sebaceous glands just under the skin, resulting in clogged, inflamed pores. Because hormones are a common trigger of oil production, acne often appears during times of hormonal upheaval, which include pregnancy and menopause.

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Is Your Make Up Giving You Acne?

Do you suffer from acne? Did you know that in some cases, your makeup might actually be the culprit? Acne Cosmetica is the term used for acne that is caused or aggravated by cosmetics. While it’s a common concern for many people, the good news is there are things you can to do treat, and even prevent it!

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How Acne Nearly Destroyed My Life

Acne. For most people it’s the unfortunate reality of adolescence. However for others, it’s a never-ending nightmare that extends beyond the teenage years and leads to self-esteem issues and in some cases, depression.

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