Keep Your Blackheads at Bay for Good
Jun12

Keep Your Blackheads at Bay for Good

Pesky Blackheads can take away the smooth, beautiful look to our skin. Often times women are plagued with these little reoccurring nuances that nothing seems to banish completely. Here are two key pieces of advice that will help keep your blackheads away for good! 1. Hand Sanitizer It may sound like a no-brainer, but truly the best way to avoid blackheads is to keep your hands sanitized and better yet, avoid touching your face...

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Home Remedies for Adult Acne Help
Jan15

Home Remedies for Adult Acne Help

We expect to leave acne breakouts behind us as we move out of puberty, into young adults, and on to middle aged. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. I cannot tell you how many times I’ve said, or heard people say, “what am I?… 16?” in that frustrated tone implying that pimples should have stopped plaguing our skin long ago. Learn how to treat your skin and find the acne help you’re looking for using the following items that...

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Tackle Blackheads, Exfoliation Style!
Oct12

Tackle Blackheads, Exfoliation Style!

Blackheads are evil. Well, maybe not evil in the literal sense, but they can be a nuisance to those who have them—especially on a regular basis. Most people at some point in their lives have had blackheads and they are not a pretty sight. The proper term for blackheads is open comedones. They develop when the skin produces an excessive amount of oil, which accumulates in the pores. When that buildup is exposed to the air, it turns...

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Are You Using Dirty Makeup?
Feb03

Are You Using Dirty Makeup?

Is your makeup toxic? Do you have cosmetic acne? You’ll know by evaluating your skin’s condition. If you see redness, inflammation, tiny acne-like pimples or other blemishes, it may be cosmetic acne and time to start using a new makeup.   Foundations and other facial makeup are the third leading cause of contact dermatitis among cosmetic and skin-care product users.  So it is especially important to choose brands...

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Tips for Treating Acne Scars
Jun25

Tips for Treating Acne Scars

Did you know the best scar treatment of all is prevention?  A scar is a natural part of the healing process.  Skin scars occur when the deep thick layer of skin is damaged.  The worse the damage is, the worse the scar will be. Effective acne skin care is the key to avoiding acne scars for life.  Most skin acne scars are flat, pale, and leaves a trace of the original zit that caused them.  The redness and swelling that often follow a...

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Acne Understood
Jun02

Acne Understood

To begin with, let’s explore the actual biology of skin. Some people refer to skin as a protective wrap. However, believe it or not, skin is actually a body organ system that does the following: regulates the bodies’ temperature, pain sensor, provides a shield against things entering the body, provides a shield from the harmful effects of the sun There are a multitude of skin disorders; they run the gamut from superficial skin...

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