August's Approved Natural Acne Cures
This site has been created to help those in search of a tried
and tested natural acne treatment or cure for an ailment. As the site grows
we plan on focusing on a variety of common ailments. To begin with
we have chosen one of the most prevalent and undesired conditions,
acne vulgaris is
a skin disorder that, although it effects adults and is not limited
to the adolescent age-group, appears predominantly at this time.
is an almost
occurrence during these years and involves anatomic, physiologic,
biochemical, genetic, immunologic, and psychologic factors of significant
Causes of acne
There are a number of factors that appear to be related to
the development of pimples, however, the exact cause is still
unclear. It is thought that the body's
production of increased amounts of the hormone testosterone at the start
of puberty is a factor. It is common to see boys with more
acne than girls, this
is likely due to the increased levels of testosterone inherent in men. Also,
the distribution in families and the high incidence of identical twins
with similar susceptibility indicates that there are hereditary
is estimated that over 90% of all teenage boys and 80% of all teenage girls
suffer from breakouts. The degree
to which they are affected may range from nothing more than
a few isolated occurrences to a severe inflammatory reaction. The
incidence is in late adolescence, from about ages 16 to 20
after which it usually diminishes, but it may persist for adults.
Although the disease is self-limited and is not life-threatening,
its significance to the adolescent is great, and it is a mistake
to underestimate the impact it can have on young persons. As
a result, there are countless cures and treatments for the control of acne
available online and in your local stores.
In our research
many cures and discounted some due to a lack of positive case studies.
We reviewed the most promising over-the-counter medicated
products which can
be found here.
We also came across some natural
acne cures and treatments as well which varied from proven vitamin
and multi-product regimens to single product treatment.