Hormonal Imbalance Acne and How to Balance

This means that no matter how clean you make your diet, how toxin free your skincare products are, or how many topical treatments and peels you do, you won’t get rid of your hormonal acne. To fix hormonal acne you need to uncover the hormones in your body that are out of balance. And a pretty obvious clue your acne …

Is hormonal acne itchy? Yes – Here is how to lower it

Hormonal acne is often caused by the following factors: An excess of sebum (oil) production in the sebaceous (oil) glands of the skin. Normally the oil helps to protect the skin and keep it smooth and supple, but when something causes it to be produced in excess this causes acne Dry skin cells clogging pores Bacteria inside the sebaceous glands …

Top 6 Reasons Why Hormonal Acne Won’t Go Away

You’ve cut out dairy, gluten, and sugar, you rarely drink alcohol, you’ve spent a fortune on Zinc and Vitex and your diet is a healthy balance of protein, carbs and veggies, but you’re still breaking out!!?? This is a common thing to see in our clinic, people who have been trying desperately to self-treat their acne based on what they …

Foods to Avoid When You Have Hormonal Acne

Now if you’re like the hundreds of young women I’ve consulted with then you’ve probably already started to clean up your diet. And rightly so! It seems pretty logical that if you put junk food into your body then your skin is going to reflect this. If your diet is made up of greasy, high carb, high sugar foods then …

What Hormonal Acne Looks Like and Ways to Check

Do you find that your acne flares around the same time of your cycle each month? Is it painful red papules, pustules, and deep cysts that mostly appear around your chin and jaw? Did going on hormonal birth control partially or totally clear it up? If you answered yes to any of the above, then it’s highly likely that your …

List of Herbs to Take After Stopping Birth Control

If you are like many women who’ve been put on the pill for a variety of hormonal ‘imbalances’ and have been on it for years, you might be nervous about stopping the pill in case your symptoms return and rightly so! The way the OCP works is by shutting down the communication between your brain and ovaries as the synthetic …

Seven Best Options for Hormonal Acne Spot Treatment

Acne flare-ups are big stress when they happen. Nothing makes you feel more self-conscious than a big juicy red pimple on your face. And when you’re rebalancing your hormones naturally it’s not unusual for your acne to flare up from time to time because hormones don’t rebalance overnight. So, it’s good to have a spot treatment option ready to go …

How Hormonal Chin Acne and Jawline Acne Can Flare Up?

Two of the most common areas people struggle with and where hormonal acne appears are along the jaw and around the chin due to the clogging up of pores. The reason for this is because these two areas contain hormonally sensitive hair follicles. Think of men, the jaw and chin are where their beard grows. Hair follicles and oil (sebaceous) …

Why Would Women Have Low Female Hormones?

Acne is something we often think of as being an issue for teenagers but surprisingly most acne sufferers, particularly the hormonal type, are adult women. The reason is hormone-sensitive cells like the oil glands along the ‘beard line’ can become overstimulated and there are two main triggers for this… Too much male sex hormone (androgens) Too little female hormones Some …

How to Cure Female Hormonal Acne?

Female hormonal acne isn’t just an issue for teenagers. Surprisingly just as many young women in their 20’s experience female hormonal acne as teenagers (up to 80%). And although acne isn’t a life-threatening condition, it can be a life-ruining. Every day in my office I see young women whose acne issues are ruling their lives. They tell me they feel …

The Gut Bacteria That Make You Thin

In this video, you’ll discover… Why having the right gut bacteria is more important than having the right diet Why you might find it impossible to lose weight or stay slim The gut bacteria that trigger weight gain, insulin resistance, fatty liver and type 2 diabetes The gut bacteria that trigger weight loss and protect you against insulin resistance, fatty …

Why Topical Treatments Don’t Fix Hormonal Acne

If you suffer from hormonal acne, then no doubt you’ve tried countless topical treatments in an effort to clear your skin. But what you found was that they might have helped reduce your acne a bit, but nowhere near enough to make your skin pimple free. So, in this blog post, you’re going to discover why topical treatments don’t fix …