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Can You Sort Acne Myths From Fiction?

There are a ton of acne prevention and treatment tips out there, even more so now that we've all hopped on the crazy train that is the world wide web. Much of the available info on acne is good, but a lot of long-disproven or totally wack advice just keeps perpetuating itself. I thought it was about time we got some things straight, so I dreamed up this little quiz to help us learn and remember. Ready to test your acne knowledge and find out a fun fact or two? Then come on down and take the quiz.

Can You Sort Acne Myths From Fiction?

Does consuming dairy products cause acne?

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vanityx0kills vanityx0kills 6 years
I used to think chocolate did cause acne, and I love chocolate, but I limited how much I ate. Luckily it doesn't!
Bettye-Wayne Bettye-Wayne 7 years
So if it's just the hormones that cause acne... organic diary won't right?Most dairy I eat IS organic already, because I don't want my four-year old to grow boobs in three years, and because hormones freak me out. This gives me even more reason to keep up my organic diet. I am SO SO SO glad soy doesn't... I've been eating a lot more soy based foods (soy-milk, tofu, tempeh, etc...) and haven't noticed a difference in my skin.
Bettye-Wayne Bettye-Wayne 7 years
So if it's just the hormones that cause acne... organic diary won't right? Most dairy I eat IS organic already, because I don't want my four-year old to grow boobs in three years, and because hormones freak me out. This gives me even more reason to keep up my organic diet. I am SO SO SO glad soy doesn't... I've been eating a lot more soy based foods (soy-milk, tofu, tempeh, etc...) and haven't noticed a difference in my skin.
lizlee89 lizlee89 7 years
5/5!!!!!!! and all guesses (actually I was pretty certain about dairy and chocolate and the other three made sense)...
caligirl101 caligirl101 7 years
4/5, the tanning one got me.
caligirl101 caligirl101 7 years
4/5, the tanning one got me.
soapbox soapbox 7 years
5/5I get the worst break outs after plane rides. I guess its stress from the airport/flying. But it's so agitating, especially with the 3.oz only rule, so I can't bring enough products to help clear it up.
soapbox soapbox 7 years
5/5 I get the worst break outs after plane rides. I guess its stress from the airport/flying. But it's so agitating, especially with the 3.oz only rule, so I can't bring enough products to help clear it up.
GummiBears GummiBears 7 years
Omitting dairy will be slightly hard for me to follow since I have a thing for ice cream, but as long as I stick with the fruit floes (TJs has them) I think I would be alright.
filmgirl81 filmgirl81 7 years
Yep, dairy makes me break out, but I noticed drinking organic milk helps a bit. I only get the occasional cyst on the chin anyway. And peanuts make me break out too.
DeppObsession DeppObsession 7 years
My mother will forever think that chocolate causes her face to break out. I told her its the sugar and stress .. oh mom.
tlsgirl tlsgirl 7 years
I hate that dairy is a culprit! Mostly because I love dairy, and I feel like if I eliminate it I'll be really limited in food options (I'm a vegetarian).
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