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Could There Be A Permanent Cure For Acne?

We're supposed to be getting the worst of our acne in our adolescent years, but the truth is acne never goes away. You'll be a grown woman and still have slight blemishes from time to time.

It's annoying, and unattractive. We may be more tolerant of acne in our later years, but that doesn't mean that we don't want to eliminate the problem all together any less.

If you're a woman with this problem, you may be in luck. Scientists at UCLA, along with researchers at Washington University in St. Louis and the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, have discovered that there are actually two different kinds of acne-related bacteria.

There's the usual bad bacteria that creates blemishes, but there is also a “good” bacteria that fights off what is clogging our pores.

These bacteria, which essentially fight pimples, can usually be found on healthy, clear skin, typically on the faces of those who rarely get any blemishes.

With this new discovery, scientists are in the process of trying to help prevent acne before it even starts, possibly by creating a probiotic cream or treatment.

We'll definitely be willing to try that product once it's released.

Ally | Elite.

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