How I Cleared Up my Adult Acne

For years I was frustrated and embarrassed by adult acne.  After all the years of struggling to find a solution I was determined to turn the page on my acne problems.  Dermatologists offered me prescriptions some of which I tried and others which didn’t suit me in my current life stage.  So I decided to do what so many other women of my generation have done before me…find the answer on the internet.  I would love to tell you that I found all of the answers to my years of frustration in a matter of minutes, but that wouldn’t be true.  I CAN tell you that age 33, at long last, my skin is acne free. 

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Microbiome: The Latest Success in Acne Treatment

The term microbiome is a collection of organisms, predominantly bacteria, that keep your body functioning properly.   Typically we hear the term microbiome in relation to our intestinal health.  Bacteria breaks down food, ensures nutrient absorption, expels toxins and even helps boost your immune system.  Your gut, however, is not the only place on the body where a microbiome can be found. Your skin also has a microbiome and increasingly, the scientific research suggests that your skin’s microbiome health and acne are very closely linked together.  

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