Review of Acne Myths
Title: A systematic review of the evidence for
“myths and misconceptions” in acne management: diet, face-washing
Authors: Magin P., et al.
Publication: Fam Pract. 2005 Feb;22(1):62-70.
Epub 2005 Jan 11.
The authors conducted a review of medical literature to disprove
the layman’s perceptions that diet, hygiene and sunlight
exposure cause acne. They found that there is surprisingly little
evidence to prove or disprove such “myths or misconceptions”!
And what evidence there is actually were from studies with technical