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 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,…

Does Psilocybin (psychedelic mushrooms) cause acne?

Please tell us about your experiences with psilocybin and skin health below. A mushroom is the body of a specific type of fungus. There is a common belief in the acne community, albeit scarcely backed by evidence, that fungus feeds yeast/candida in the gut and can cause acne. Even if consuming fungus does lead to acne,…

Alcohol causes acne

The link between alcohol and acne is clear: Drinkers will almost always suffer from an increase in acne. There are a variety of mechanisms by which alcohol can trigger acne: Poor sleep, disrupting your circadian rhythm by staying up late, inflammation caused by alcohol itself, and sugar/grain/etc added to the alcoholic beverage itself. Even the…

Acne & Coffee

Does coffee make you break out?  Are you able to stay acne free while on acne?  Tell us your thoughts. Personally, I have managed to stay remarkably clear of acne while drinking coffee on a daily basis.  As long as I follow the rest of the guidelines emphasized here (zinc, vitamin b complex, sleep, and…

Chipotle & Acne

As a relatively healthy eater, Chipotle has always been one of my top destinations. The food (aside from the 300 calorie tortilla) is made from mostly healthy ingredients. Even as I became stricter in my diet, I was still able to eat a Chipotle bowl. Rice, green peppers & onions, beans, chicken, steak, lettuce, and salsa…