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
Treating Acne with Specialty Products
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):