Acne

Love the Skin You’re In – Coming to Terms with Imperfection

Love the Skin You’re In – Coming to Terms with Imperfection

At this time of year with Valentine’s day around the corner (but also year-round) there’s a real pressure to be in love. Don’t get me wrong – I LOVE love. It’s a wonderful feeling knowing that somebody thinks you are great unconditionally and wants to […]

4 Surprising Reasons Why You’re Breaking Out

4 Surprising Reasons Why You’re Breaking Out

Whether you’ve dealt with consistent acne for years or you’ve just woken up one morning to a brand new family of pimples on your chin, it can be frustrating not to know why. A common misconception is that bad hygiene causes acne – this isn’t […]

When You Can’t Stop Picking At Your Skin

When You Can’t Stop Picking At Your Skin

Trigger warning: mental health, self-harm and blood. When acne or other skin problems get you down, it’s easy to feel like you’ve lost control. Especially if you don’t know the cause, or if it feels like you’ve tried every last ‘solution’ on the market. One […]

Neverending Blackheads: Explaining Sebaceous Filaments

Neverending Blackheads: Explaining Sebaceous Filaments

Ask almost anyone with problematic skin and you’ll hear talk of the sea of blackheads they have on their nose that they just can’t seem to get rid of. Even if they squeeze them and see satisfying little bits pop out, they come right back! […]

Acne marks & scars

Acne marks & scars

Acne sucks. But what sucks even more is having your skin clear up, only to find you’ve got to deal with what’s left behind (as if pimples aren’t enough). You might have a few small pink spots, crater-like dents or raised skin toned bumps. To […]

The Worst My Skin Has Ever Been

The Worst My Skin Has Ever Been

Disclaimer: This post gets pretty real, and is picture heavy with some gnarly and unflattering pictures of my damaged skin. You’ve been warned.   Right now, my skin is the best it’s ever been. It’s clear, soft and calm, with no redness and not even […]