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What Causes Acne?

Skin Quiz: Pimple Problems

Who hasn't had a blemish show up at the worst time? As embarrassing as breakouts can be, knowing what is behind these flare-ups can help. So take this quiz to test your acne aptitude.

Skin Quiz: Pimple Problems

T/F: Eating a plate of greasy French fries will cause a breakout.

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caligirl101 caligirl101 7 years
Sad to say I got 100%
biarose biarose 7 years
Oh and hotpink- you don't put tea tree oil all over your face like moisturizer. It is very drying, so you just put it on the spots to dry them out.
biarose biarose 7 years
I agree with mamasitamali. I'm absolutely certain that eating junk food causes breakouts for me! And when I eat healthily my skin clears right up! Also, tea tree oil does treat pimples because it dries them out. It's totally different to something like canola oil.
tlsgirl tlsgirl 7 years
One subject I would literally give up a hand for to know less about.
hottpink hottpink 7 years
mamasita - which brand of tea tree oil do you use? Do you just put it on in the evening like you would your regular moisturizer?
filmgirl81 filmgirl81 7 years
I used to have the worst acne, but once I started working out regularly, followed by an immediate shower, I only get the occasional zit if I have my period, or if I eat too many peanuts or too much dairy.
brutalcupcake brutalcupcake 7 years
100% hah. I have acne so I should know =/
mamasitamalita mamasitamalita 7 years
what I've discovered after years of suffering with acne is that "true or false" is too black and white... some of these are true for some people, and false for others. I've used oil-free moisturizer for awhile, but recently switched to putting tea tree oil on my face before bed. like begets like... I wake up with glowing, refreshed skin and it's not as greasy the next day. if there is oil on my face already, my skin doesn't have to produce it. its just what I personally have found. I also quit drinking soda almost a year and a half ago and (A) don't miss it (B) haven't had better skin since.
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