Acne Vulgaris: How to Care for Acne Prone Skin

Acne Care Information for Black Skin

What Is Acne Vulgaris?

Acne vulgaris is a common condition in black skin. For some it’s a serious flaw in maintaining beautiful black skin. Pimples, whiteheads, blackheads and cystic acne are all a part of acne vulgaris and can affect the face, upper part of the chest, and the back.

Acne vulgaris can range from mild to severely anti-inflammatory. The good news is before seeking the help of a dermatologist, there other resources at your disposal.

Here are some classic articles that address caring for black skin troubled with acne vulgaris
(You’ll find a number of related articles as well):

Getting to the Root of Acne Prone Skin

Discover The Cause of Your Acne With Face Mapping – Acne is often the result of internal issues. This article sheds some light on it

Prophylactic vs. Therapeutic Acne Care – Preventing acne is event more important than treating it. This post explains the difference between the two.

To Mask or To Peel – This article helps you decide what type of facial to use so that your acne is not further irritated.

Understanding Adult Acne and Hormones – An attempt to explain the role  hormones play in adult onset acne (coming soon)

Acne Breakouts: Is Your Hair The Culprit? – sometimes it’s the overlooked that irritates or causes acne. Could it be your hair?  (coming soon)

How to Treat Acne With Food

Fighting Acne With Diet Changes – another look at how your skin is affected by what’s going on internally (coming soon)

Foods to Help Acne – specific foods that can improve the condition (coming soon)

The Connection Between Acne Vulgaris and Oily Skin

5 Warning Signs Your Skin is Producing Too Much Oil – common things to look for in your appearance that lead to acne

Controlling Oily Skin in The Summer

7 Reasons to Say No to Oil Cleansing

Treating Acne with Specialty Products

Murad Anti-Acne Product Review

3 Ways to Get Rid of Blackheads Fast

Burt’s Bees Acne Solution

This list of articles is just the beginning of an extensive resource on helping you to treat/prevent acne vulgaris.

Below you’ll find a list of care regimens specifically for women of color (including one for Acne Prone skin):

Skin Care Regimens