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Praventin prevents acne? I don’t think so

acne spots

A new health water is about to appear on supermarket shelves in the UK. It is called Beauty and contains an active ingredient called Praventin that can “reduce the development of the bacteria responsible for many skin impurities”. Although I am quite keen on the notion that drinking water can be good for your skin, and I have a page up about it, I was instantly suspicious of this offering.

Acne is still not very well understood. It seems to start with an overproduction of sebum and is then made worse when bacteria invade the glands and cause inflammation resulting in the unsightly red spots we have all seen/had/are currently suffering from. Continue reading