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    10 D.I.Y Facial Treatments   What causes Acne
    tu es jolie pocket mirror   Acne includes whiteheads, blackheads, and pimples.

Teenagers are most prone to a type of acne called called acne vulgaris. It happens when skin pores that contain oil glands, which normally lubricate the skin and hair, become clogged with excess oil and bacteria.

When a pore gets clogged, closes and then bulges out, the result is a whitehead.. Pores which get clogged but stay open become blackheads.

Pimples are the result of dead skin and bacteria getting under the surface skin, instead of beling sloughed off.

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    Contact   Acne is partially hereditary. If your parents got acne, you probably will too.

But it’s not all genetics. You can reduce acne by regular cleansing, a healthy diet and moderate exercise.

The bacteria that causes acne can be transferred via wet washcloths, so machine wash them every day or two.

Stress and sunburn encourage acne.

Makeup encourages acne; try to use less makeup, use it only on special occasions and clean if off very thoroughly.

        What can I really do to stop ageing and wrinkles?  
        Ageing shows up first in your lips, around your eyes, your hands and your neck.

The skin here is thinner and more prone to drying out and being damage.

Smoking is especially bad for the skin around the lips.

Sun exposure is bad for all skin, but especially the hands and the area around the eyes, where it the skin is thin.

Always wear a gentle sunscreen, plus sunglasses and preferably a hat.

The most important thing however is to moisturise; paying special attention to the area around the lips, the eyes and neck and the backs of the hands.