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What's actually causing your acne?

If you dream of luminous, glowing skin, but your blemishes are holding you back, take this 2-minute quiz. You'll discover what's causing your acne and *more importantly* how to fix it.

Quiz Questions

  • 1.
    Let's talk genetics β€” have either of your parents struggled with acne?
    • A.
      Yeah, we have a family history for sure, but that doesn't mean it's incurable, right?
      (Correlates to: )
    • B.
      Hmm... I don't know. If so, they've never mentioned it.
      (Correlates to: Your cause of acne is... Hormonal Changes, Your cause of acne is... Genetics, Your cause of acne is... Diet, Your cause of acne is... Stress)
    • C.
      No, they're rare skincare unicorns πŸ¦„ No whiteheads, blackheads, or pimples.
      (Correlates to: Your cause of acne is... Hormonal Changes, Your cause of acne is... Diet, Your cause of acne is... Stress)
  • 2.
    You're at work and need to fill up fast, what snack do you reach for?
    • A.
      A bowl of overnight oats with mixed berries and almond milk. Β 
      (Correlates to: Your cause of acne is... Hormonal Changes, Your cause of acne is... Genetics, Your cause of acne is... Stress)
    • B.
      A granola bar, fruit leather, or bag of baked chips.
      (Correlates to: Your cause of acne is... Hormonal Changes, Your cause of acne is... Genetics, Your cause of acne is... Diet, Your cause of acne is... Stress)
    • C.
      I'm a fast-food fanatic πŸŸπŸ” Sign me up for a McWhatever.
      (Correlates to: )
  • 3.
    What sort of acne do you struggle with?
    • A.
      Tiny black or white bumps that protrude from my skin.
      (Correlates to: )
    • B.
      Reddish bumps with yellow or white tops.
      (Correlates to: )
    • C.
      Large red or white bumps that are painful to touch.
      (Correlates to: )
  • 4.
    Do you set much time aside for having fun?
    • A.
      Heck yeah! I'm all about working hard and playing way harder.
      (Correlates to: Your cause of acne is... Hormonal Changes, Your cause of acne is... Genetics, Your cause of acne is... Diet)
    • B.
      Sort of... I try to do at least one thing a day that makes me smile!
      (Correlates to: Your cause of acne is... Hormonal Changes, Your cause of acne is... Genetics, Your cause of acne is... Diet, Your cause of acne is... Stress)
    • C.
      When you take on as much as I do, there's not much time for fun.
      (Correlates to: Your cause of acne is... Hormonal Changes, Your cause of acne is... Genetics, Your cause of acne is... Diet, Your cause of acne is... Stress)
  • 5.
    Not to be nosy, but are you taking any of the following medications?
    • A.
      Halogens (Aka. iodides, chlorides, bromides, or halothane)
      (Correlates to: )
    • B.
      Antiepileptics (Aka. carbamazepine, phenytoin, or phenobarbital)
      (Correlates to: )
    • C.
      Antidepressants (Aka. lithium, or amoxapine)
      (Correlates to: Your cause of acne is... Hormonal Changes, Your cause of acne is... Stress)
    • D.
      B vitamins (Aka. B6, B12, or cyanocobalamin)
      (Correlates to: )
    • E.
      None of the above
      (Correlates to: Your cause of acne is... Hormonal Changes, Your cause of acne is... Genetics, Your cause of acne is... Diet, Your cause of acne is... Stress)
  • 6.
    And how are you currently treating your acne?
    • A.
      An antibiotic and a medicine I apply to my skin
      (Correlates to: )
    • B.
      Birth-control and an antibiotic
      (Correlates to: )
    • C.
      Accutane, Claravis, Myorisan, Sotret, or Zenatane
      (Correlates to: )
    • D.
      Regular injections of corticosteroid
      (Correlates to: )
    • E.
      Natural remedies like tea tree oil and apple cider vinegar
      (Correlates to: )
    • F.
      None of the above
      (Correlates to: )
  • 7.
    Fill me in on your self-care routine?
    • A.
      Meditating, journaling, sweating it out, and stretching.
      (Correlates to: Your cause of acne is... Hormonal Changes, Your cause of acne is... Genetics)
    • B.
      For me, self-care is spending time by myself.
      (Correlates to: Your cause of acne is... Hormonal Changes, Your cause of acne is... Genetics, Your cause of acne is... Diet)
    • C.
      Self-care routine? I'm too busy for that woo-woo stuff.
      (Correlates to: Your cause of acne is... Hormonal Changes, Your cause of acne is... Genetics, Your cause of acne is... Diet, Your cause of acne is... Stress)
  • 8.
    Be honest... how old are you?
    • A.
      12-18
      (Correlates to: Your cause of acne is... Hormonal Changes, Your cause of acne is... Genetics, Your cause of acne is... Diet, Your cause of acne is... Stress)
    • B.
      18-25
      (Correlates to: Your cause of acne is... Hormonal Changes, Your cause of acne is... Genetics, Your cause of acne is... Diet, Your cause of acne is... Stress)
    • C.
      25-40
      (Correlates to: Your cause of acne is... Genetics, Your cause of acne is... Diet, Your cause of acne is... Stress)
    • D.
      40-60
      (Correlates to: Your cause of acne is... Hormonal Changes, Your cause of acne is... Genetics, Your cause of acne is... Diet, Your cause of acne is... Stress)
    • E.
      60+
      (Correlates to: Your cause of acne is... Genetics, Your cause of acne is... Diet, Your cause of acne is... Stress)

Quiz Outcomes

  • 1.
    Your cause of acne is... Hormonal Changes
    Woot woot, your results are in, friend! According to your responses, your acne is caused by hormonal changes, but no sweat, we can sort this out. So why do hormonal changes cause acne?Elevated levels of androgens (like testosterone) can change your skin cell activity, which creates inflammation and bacterial buildup in your pores and hair follicles. Hormonal changes are most common during puberty and menopause...But, luckily, no matter the cause of your acne, there are at home remedies you can use to clear up your complexion without all the expensive antibiotics, medicines, and one-size-fits-all solutions πŸ™Œβœ¨πŸŒΏ"Beautiful skin requires commitment, not a miracle." β€” Erno Laszlo3 Natural Remedies to Get You Glowing 1. Tea Tree OilIf you have a painful pimple, tea tree oil is your secret weapon. Because of its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, it reduces swelling and redness. Just make sure to dilute it with a carrier oil before use!2. Raw HoneyHoney is for more than simply spreading on your toast, friend! Because it balances bacteria, it can help with a range of skin issues, including acne. Try mixing it with lemon and baking soda for a soothing mask.3. Aloe VeraAloe Vera contains salicylic acid, which penetrates the oil on your skin and loosens the dead skin cells that often cause acne. Look for a moisturizer with aloe vera and add it to your skincare routine.Who I Am and How I Can Help YouHey there, and welcome β€” I'm Katya πŸ‘‹ I'm a Natural Skincare Specialist. My area of expertise? Acne. Whether you're suffering with pimples or painful cysts, I pinkie promise there's a solution.I know what you're going through, friend. After living with cystic acne for years, I called it quits on the antibiotics and tried something new: a %100 organic skincare routine. My blemishes cleared, and I committed to share everything I learned along the way with others.No matter how many whiteheads or blackheads you may have, you are beautiful and deserve to feel confident in your own skin. I'm here to make that happen. Coming up next: your glow-up!Ready to Kickstart Your Journey to Clean, Clear Skin? Check These Resources1. Read this blog post to learn which nutrient rich foods are best for your skin type and score a free downloadable grocery list.2. Join my Facebook group The Glow Getters. We're a compassionate community of skincare geeks who swap tips and success stories.3. Book a free fifteen-minute consultation with yours truly. If you want to find out more about my signature process, this is for you.P.S. Expect to See Me in Your Inbox With More Tips to Help You Treat Your Acne and Get Glowing Skin πŸ’Œ
  • 2.
    Your cause of acne is... Genetics
    Woot woot, your results are in, friend! According to your responses, your acne is caused by genetics, but no sweat, we can sort this out. So how do genetics cause acne?It could come down to any number of factors. Perhaps your mom has a hormonal disorder or your dad has a strong inflammatory response that makes you extra sensitive to dead skin cells and bacteria. If both of your parents have had acne, you're almost certain to experience it yourself.But, luckily, no matter the cause of your blemishes, there are at home remedies you can use to clear up your complexion without all the expensive antibiotics, medicines, and one-size-fits-all solutions πŸ™Œβœ¨πŸŒΏ"Beautiful skin requires commitment, not a miracle." β€” Erno Laszlo3 Natural Remedies to Get You Glowing 1. Tea Tree OilIf you have a painful pimple, tea tree oil is your secret weapon. Because of its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, it reduces swelling and redness. Just make sure to dilute it with a carrier oil before use!2. Raw HoneyHoney is for more than simply spreading on your toast, friend! Because it balances bacteria, it can help with a range of skin issues, including acne. Try mixing it with lemon and baking soda for a soothing mask.3. Aloe VeraAloe Vera contains salicylic acid, which penetrates the oil on your skin and loosens the dead skin cells that often cause acne. Look for a moisturizer with aloe vera and add it to your skincare routine.Who I Am and How I Can Help YouHey there, and welcome β€” I'm Katya πŸ‘‹ I'm a Natural Skincare Specialist. My area of expertise? Acne. Whether you're suffering with pimples or painful cysts, I pinkie promise there's a solution.I know what you're going through, friend. After living with cystic acne for years, I called it quits on the antibiotics and tried something new: a %100 organic skincare routine. My blemishes cleared, and I committed to share everything I learned along the way with others.No matter how many whiteheads or blackheads you may have, you are beautiful and deserve to feel confident in your own skin. I'm here to make that happen. Coming up next: your glow-up!Ready to Kickstart Your Journey to Clean, Clear Skin? Check These Resources 1. Read this blog post to learn which nutrient rich foods are best for your skin type and score a free downloadable grocery list.2. Join my Facebook group The Glow Getters. We're a compassionate community of skincare geeks who swap tips and success stories.3. Book a free fifteen-minute consultation with yours truly. If you want to find out more about my signature process, this is for you.P.S. Expect to See Me in Your Inbox With More Tips to Help You Treat Your Acne and Get Glowing Skin πŸ’Œ
  • 3.
    Your cause of acne is... Diet
    Woot woot, your results are in, friend! According to your responses, your acne is caused by your dietary habits, but no sweat, we can sort this out. So what foods actually cause acne?Sugar, refined grains, and dairy are the biggest offenders. Sugar and refined grains spike your insulin levels, pushing excess sugar into your cells. On the other hand, the proteins in dairy products releases a hormone called IGF, which is known to trigger breakouts.But, luckily, no matter the cause of your acne, there are at home remedies you can use to clear up your complexion without all the expensive antibiotics, medicines, and one-size-fits-all solutions πŸ™Œβœ¨πŸŒΏ"Beautiful skin requires commitment, not a miracle." β€” Erno Laszlo3 Natural Remedies to Get You Glowing 1. Tea Tree OilIf you have a painful pimple, tea tree oil is your secret weapon. Because of its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, it reduces swelling and redness. Just make sure to dilute it with a carrier oil before use!2. Raw HoneyHoney is for more than simply spreading on your toast, friend! Because it balances bacteria, it can help with a range of skin issues, including acne. Try mixing it with lemon and baking soda for a soothing mask.3. Aloe VeraAloe Vera contains salicylic acid, which penetrates the oil on your skin and loosens the dead skin cells that often cause acne. Look for a moisturizer with aloe vera and add it to your skincare routine.Who I Am and How I Can Help YouHey there, and welcome β€” I'm Katya πŸ‘‹ I'm a Natural Skincare Specialist. My area of expertise? Acne. Whether you're suffering with pimples or painful cysts, I pinkie promise there's a solution.I know what you're going through, friend. After living with cystic acne for years, I called it quits on the antibiotics and tried something new: a %100 organic skincare routine. My blemishes cleared, and I committed to share everything I learned along the way with others.No matter how many whiteheads or blackheads you may have, you are beautiful and deserve to feel confident in your own skin. I'm here to make that happen. Coming up next: your glow-up!Ready to Kickstart Your Journey to Clean, Clear Skin? Check These Resources 1. Read this blog post to learn which nutrient rich foods are best for your skin type and score a free downloadable grocery list.2. Join my Facebook group The Glow Getters. We're a compassionate community of skincare geeks who swap tips and success stories.3. Book a free fifteen-minute consultation with yours truly. If you want to find out more about my signature process, this is for you.P.S. Expect to See Me in Your Inbox With More Tips to Help You Treat Your Acne and Get Glowing Skin πŸ’Œ
  • 4.
    Your cause of acne is... Stress
    Woot woot, your results are in, friend! According to your responses, your acne is caused by stress, but no sweat, we can sort this out. So why does stress cause acne?Elevated stress levels cause our skin to produce more oil. This excess oil mixes with dead skin cells and bacteria, clogs our pours, and, voila, whiteheads, blackheads, and pimples appear.But, luckily, no matter the cause of your acne, there are at home remedies you can use to clear up your complexion without all the expensive antibiotics, medicines, and one-size-fits-all solutions πŸ™Œβœ¨πŸŒΏ"Beautiful skin requires commitment, not a miracle." β€” Erno Laszlo3 Natural Remedies to Get You Glowing 1. Tea Tree OilIf you have a painful pimple, tea tree oil is your secret weapon. Because of its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, it reduces swelling and redness. Just make sure to dilute it with a carrier oil before use!2. Raw HoneyHoney is for more than simply spreading on your toast, friend! Because it balances bacteria, it can help with a range of skin issues, including acne. Try mixing it with lemon and baking soda for a soothing mask.3. Aloe VeraAloe Vera contains salicylic acid, which penetrates the oil on your skin and loosens the dead skin cells that often cause acne. Look for a moisturizer with aloe vera and add it to your skincare routine.Who I Am and How I Can Help YouHey there, and welcome β€” I'm Katya πŸ‘‹ I'm a Natural Skincare Specialist. My area of expertise? Acne. Whether you're suffering with pimples or painful cysts, I pinkie promise there's a solution.I know what you're going through, friend. After living with cystic acne for years, I called it quits on the antibiotics and tried something new: a %100 organic skincare routine. My blemishes cleared, and I committed to share everything I learned along the way with others.No matter how many whiteheads or blackheads you may have, you are beautiful and deserve to feel confident in your own skin. I'm here to make that happen. Coming up next: your glow-up!Ready to Kickstart Your Journey to Clean, Clear Skin? Check These Resources 1. Read this blog post to learn which nutrient rich foods are best for your skin type and score a free downloadable grocery list.2. Join my Facebook group The Glow Getters. We're a compassionate community of skincare geeks who swap tips and success stories.3. Book a free fifteen-minute consultation with yours truly. If you want to find out more about my signature process, this is for you.P.S. Expect to See Me in Your Inbox With More Tips to Help You Treat Your Acne and Get Glowing Skin πŸ’Œ