Does heroin cause acne?

Due to the illegal nature of heroin, there is little public information about the link between heroin and acne. Heroin usage is on the rise, with nearly 20,000 overdose deaths expected in 2017. In 2010, only 2500 people/year died from the drug. We are interested in the relationship between heroin and acne. If you have…

Our Visitors’ Theories

We asked our readers “Do you have any theories about what causes your acne?” Here are their responses: “the weather in texas, using the wrong products.” “My skin won’t stop producing oil!” “my dads side of the family had it” “i don’t drink enough water..?” “No” “genes” “no. i don’t know why it could only…

Banana Boat Sunscreen and Acne

With so many different sunscreen options, it can be difficult to know the potential risk for breakouts with each one. Here are some of the common ingredients: octyl Methoxycinnamate 10.0%w/w, Oxybenzone 8.0% w/w, Octyle Salicylate 5.0%w/w, Mythoxydibenzoylmethane 2.0%w/w Preservatives: Phenozyethanol, Hydroxybenzoates Please tell us about the experiences you have had with this brand.

Why do I get acne every time I go to Las Vegas?

A visitor asks: “Why do I get acne every time I visit Las Vegas?” Answer: There are several reasons people get acne in Las Vegas. But the primary culprit is simply time spent indoors and lack of sleep. Few people in Vegas spend more than 30 minutes/day outside. Living indoors wreaks havoc on your circadian…

Does Ecstasy cause Acne Breakouts & Pimples

You tell us. Here at acneresearch.org we don’t have a lot of experience dealing with MDMA or Ecstasy. So we are turning to our readers for more information on this subject. Please be honest! Note: if you experience acne breakouts after using ecstasy, consider that one side effect of ecstasy use is typically staying up…

Does Marijuana / Weed Cause Acne?

You tell us. Here at acneresearch.org we don’t have a lot of experience dealing with marijuana. We are turning to our readers for more information on this subject. Please be honest! Our advice for people who smoke marijuana would be to be sure to avoid eating foods high in sugar, gluten, flour, or vegetable /…

Does Cocaine Use Cause Acne Breakouts?

Question from a reader: Does cocaine cause acne? Yes, cocaine use does cause acne, or will at least make it worse for most people who suffer from it. Cocaine use goes hand in hand with staying up all night and a disrupted sleep cycle; sleep deprivation aggravates acne. Additionally, cocaine stimulates the central nervous system….