Does Nexplanon cause acne?

Please tell us about your experiences with Nexplanon and acne below. Birth control affects women differently. Usage often leads to improved skin, but many users find this site because Nexplanon triggered an acne outbreak. This study found a 94% reduction in lesions in women who used another oral contractive, ethinylestradiol. However, in this study a…

Does Vaping/Juuling cause acne?

Please us about your experiences with Juuling and acne in the comments section below. Nicotine is a stimulant, and a Juul contains a a very high concentration of it. 55-60 milligrams of nicotine per ml of liquid, according to some estimates. There are a number of mechanisms by which stimulants can cause or aggravate acne, including sleep disruption,…

Success Stories and Regimens

Before the scientific method, we had collective learning. One person learned something and passed it on. Good ideas lived on, bad ideas died. Collective learning is something that distinguishes us from all of the other species. Dermatologists have ignored folk wisdom about what works to a surprising degree. Probably because patience adherance to diet and…

The Superoxide Dismutase Theory

Summary: Studies have shown that people who produce more superoxide dismutase (SOD) experience fewer and less intense acne breakouts. A person can produce more SOD can be by regulating the melatonin cycle and treating carb malabsorption; both are explained in great detail in this article. The skin’s failure to produce sufficient superoxide dismutase (SOD) is…

A ketogenic diet will cure your acne.

The first time I was able to get lasting perfect skin was on a ketogenic diet. Here is a keto thread on reddit with 15+ people chimming in that a ketogenic diet cleared up their skin. Here is another one. Given everything written on this site, and the large number of studies showing that sugar…

Eating fruits and vegetables makes you better looking.

Scottish scientists founds that Americans who ate just 3.1 more servings/day of fruit and vegetables were found more attractive. It’s interesting to see how small of a diet change can make a significant difference in sexual attraction. The desire to reproduce with a healthy partner is a powerful evolutionary trait.

Fasting and Acne

Fasting is the single fastest and best way to improve your skin. Intermittent fasting (eating for 8 hours/day, fasting for 16) will make a difference in your skin. But there is nothing like a serious fast for getting rid of all acne. A 24 hour fast is where benefits begin to show, but at 48…

Does Dramamine cause acne?

Please tell us about your experiences with Dramamine and acne in the comments section below. Keep in mind that if you experience acne while taking Dramamine, there is a good chance that you are traveling or experiencing something new in life that is the root cause of the acne. Before looking to Dramamine, ensure your…

Does Dulcolax or Senokot cause acne?

Please tell us about your experience with Dulcolax, Senokot, and acne in the comments section below. Although calorie restriction usually has a positive impact on skin health, taking it to extremes and using laxatives almost always leads to unhealthy, blotchy skin. If you are trying to lose weight, remember that poor skin health is far…