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Can You Grow Out Of Your Acne?

Although tons of research has been done on the subject, it took awhile for researchers to understand that ultimately, acne comes down to genetics. Certain genes cause overproduction of sebum and dead skin cells. Because of this, acne can’t be cured, only controlled....

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Can Products Like Hair Dye Cause Breakouts?

In this post, we are going to be discussing the use of different hair products and their effect on the scalp and skin. At the end, we will also have a user friendly guide to help you choose the most beneficial products for you and those who...

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Is My Acne Hormonal?

All of us have hormones. They regulate our inner workings to help us perform bodily functions, from the most basic to the most complicated. Some people’s hormones are more in balance than others and this imbalance can cause a variety of problems with our adrenal...

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The Impact of Junk Food on Acne Risks

There are a number of factors that may impact the presence of acne on the face, whether for high-risk teens or people in other age groups. One major area here is the foods and drinks we consume, which can play a big role in several areas of bodily health and...

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What is the Difference Between Folliculitus and Acne?

Folliculitis is inflammation of the hair follicle. It’s often triggered by yeast, fungi, viruses, or infection already present on the skin. What typically causes it to flare up are things such as over shaving, razor burn, and bacteria floating around in places like...

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Do Extractions Cause Scarring?

It’s pretty normal to wonder if something will leave a scar on your skin, or what to do if you already have scars.   But first things first, let us help mitigate your fears about scarring.   When done by a professional who has been trained to do extractions: No, they...

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Pore Clogging Ingredients

Some of the worst offenders of clogging pores and irritating acne are those skin care products and hair care products that contain pore-clogging ingredients.  Natural oils like cocoa butter and coconut oil which are found in many “organic” skin care lines will wreak...

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Can Kissing Cause Breakouts?

Now here is the situation. Your skin has been beautifully, perfectly, stunningly clear for months (except maybe a couple hormonal pimples here and there, but no big deal, right...)   And then it happens out of seemingly nowhere. You meet a boy. A male distraction, if...

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