Acne

Why visiting the ocean can improve your acne

Why visiting the ocean can improve your acne

If you’ve ever been on holiday to the beach and noticed that your skin cleared up, you’re not the only one. Many people have experience the same and it’s widely believed that going to the beach, even with its harsh sun and salty sea spray, […]

Flatten Inflammatory + Cystic Acne with One Ingredient

Flatten Inflammatory + Cystic Acne with One Ingredient

Inflammatory acne like papules, pustules and cysts aren’t glamorous or fun. They are painful and can leave serious scarring behind once they’re gone. Once you’ve determined that you’re dealing with inflammatory acne, that’s only half the battle. The real test of patience is searching out […]

Fight Blackheads and Whiteheads with One Ingredient

Fight Blackheads and Whiteheads with One Ingredient

Whiteheads, also knows as closed comedones, are one of the many different types of acne. They are a non-inflamed collection of debris including dirt, oil, sweat and dead skin that has clogged a pore. If a clogged pore is not covered by skin and so […]

How to Easily Determine the Kind of Acne you Have

How to Easily Determine the Kind of Acne you Have

Not all acne is created equal. It’s important to understand the various ways that acne can present as so you know which ingredients to treat it with. There’s a range of acne that differs from easily treatable to chronic. Read on to learn about the […]

Eliminate Acne Marks & Scars: PIE & PIH

Eliminate Acne Marks & Scars: PIE & PIH

Acne sucks. Even after the pain of tackling the root of the problem, you can be left with unsightly acne marks and scars. Luckily, there are treatments that can help reduce or even eliminate these issues. Because of the differences between the various kinds of marks […]

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 […]

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! […]

How to Identify Acne Marks & Scars: PIE vs PIH

How to Identify Acne Marks & Scars: PIE vs PIH

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 […]