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Acne is complicated.  But knowledge is power and clear skin is very much possible with the right approach.  One very common mistake people make is they dry out their skin and over-cleanse because they have been taught that acne is caused by dirt and oily skin.  We're here to tell you that using "drying" treatments, "oil reducing" creams, and magical masks that if used every day will apparently solve all your skincare issues are NOT the way to clear skin.  If you are looking for a "miracle product", we are not the brand for you.  But if you are interested in learning how to clear your skin naturally and for good, read on!
 
Below is our 5 part "Natural Ways to Treat Acne" series which covers everything from:
What is acne anyways?
How do hormones affect my skin? 
What is the skin microbiome and how does it relate to acne?
How does the health of my skin barrier affect acne?
What is the acid mantle and why should I care?
What steps can you take to clear up your skin naturally?
 
If you are feeling overwhelming, breathe. One baby step at a time :)  Start with Part 1 below, and reach out to us at anytime with questions, concerns or additional advice at info@apoterraskincare.com, through Facebook messenger or by messaging us on Instagram (@apoterraskincare). We're so excited for you and we are happy to be here to help you on your journey!

 

What causes acne? A natural acne solution.

 

how hormones affect acne

 

 

how your skin microbiome could be to blame for your breakouts

 

Skin barrier and acid mantle.   Natural Ways to Treat Acne

 

 

finding balance - a holistic way to dealing with acne