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Here's why lack of oxygen can trigger bacteria to cause acne

NEW YORK: Bacteria, when caught in certain circumstances such as in a clogged pore, surrounded by oil and no air, can cause the inflammatory response known as acne, a study has found.

The propionibacterium acnes -- bacteria known to contribute to acne as well as certain other infections -- usually lives on the skin harmlessly.

The study, led by researchers from the University of California, at San Diego, in the US, showed that when trapped in airless environments alongside hair and skin cells, propionibacterium acnes turns serum -- the oil found on our skin -- into fatty acids that activate inflammation in nearby skin cells.

Usually this inflammation is switched off by histones -- known as enzymes -- but the fatty acids produced by the bacteria deactivate that brake, so inflammation continues and causes the red, itchy breakouts.

"Under certain conditions, propionibacterium acnes will secrete fatty acids that inhibit two enzymes in keratinocytes-cells

What is good foundation that wont cause acne and last all day?

I think that the cause of my acne is my make up, my dermatologist suggested this also.
Im 15 by the way.
I wear make up every day and often get acne.
I need a really good foundation that dosent cause acne, i would also like it to

Loreal True match foundation is great for oily skin is oil free, fragrance free
very gentle this foundation is long lasting too the finish is very good medium coverage.

Now, i don't know about all but most foundations do cause acne. Try M.A.C. or sephora. Those are some of the best make up brands. You could also just use a slight bronzer, it will cover your acne, but not too much.

i use Boots No7. it works very good cause it lasts all day and it soaks up the oil on your face. also, it lasts all day. i use ivory, which is the lightest shade.

What foods and drinks cause acne breakouts?

I'm sick of acne breakouts. I get one after the other and I'm 17 years old, I'm tired of it.
What foods and drinks cause breakouts? I know stress is but that's not something I can really cut out of my life. I wash my face with various scrubs etc.

Acne Marks or Scars

Acne is caused due to the wrong food habits and improper skin care. It is also caused due to hormonal changes. Another important cause is the high level of insulin produced by processed carbohydrates. This excess level

Generally unhealthy foods, like greasy and fatty things caused my mom to break out like a teenager. She went on a diet and lost like 50 freaking pounds, dramatically shifting her diet, and now only gets a few pimples now and then, even though she doesn't

In terms of food that will help: Try kelp because it will calm your skin and reduce your stress levels. Ginger is also good because it is an anti-inflammatory. Try to avoid sugars and milk especially because it contains hormones from the cows that is