Miami, FL; Fort Lauderdale, FL; San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) February 26, 2013
On Feb 26, 2013, Probiotic Action issues a statement in response to an article surveying new claims in 2012 about the best acne treatments for adult acne.
An article in the NY Daily News describes the reports coming from the health and beauty blogging communities, who have “anointed 2012 the year of the facial oil,” according to the report. Experts are claiming that plant-based oils are noncomedogenic – that is, unlike other types of oils, they don’t clog pores.
The article states that plant-based oils – such as tea tree, avocado, coconut, argan and chia seed oils – have grown in popularity in recent years for a variety of culinary, health and beauty uses. Now their ability to soothe troubled skin is gaining notice. “Once feared for making skin too greasy, facial oils have hit the mainstream,” says the article.
The article quotes one NYC blogger, who writes “It might sound contradictory (and maybe downright scary!), but one of the best things you can do for a bout of blemishes is to slick your skin with oil.”
The article describes various skincare companies which have added face oils to their lineups, surveying a slew of new products on the market. However, it remains to be seen whether medical research will confirm the mounting anecdotal evidence. Some experts still caution acne-prone people to steer clear of oils.
Probiotic Action responds to the report, pointing out that much of the evidence in favor of plant-based oils as acne treatments is still anecdotal. There are multiple types of acne, so it’s important for each individual to work with their dermatologist to determin
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