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Curing the College Acne Blues

Why your skin can break out in college -- and what you can do about it.

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Stress. Whatever the cause of stress, it weakens your immune system and amps up your body's inflammatory response. The result: an eruption of pimples, or worse, rosacea, eczema, or any other skin condition you may have. Solution: Counteract the stress, make sure you're eating lots of fruits, veggies, and whole grains, or head to the gym.

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Reviewed on July 15, 2012

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