Why Do I Breakout Everytime I Shave?

Similarities Between Razor Bumps and Acne Despite their differences, razor bumps and acne have some similarities in how they present themselves. Both acne pimples and razor bumps can become infected with bacteria. The immune system responds to these bacteria by...
Does Wearing Makeup Cause Acne?

Does Wearing Makeup Cause Acne?

Hundreds of myths circulate about what factors cause acne. How do you know which ones to believe? One of the most common perceptions is that wearing makeup causes acne – but, does it? The answer, as with most questions concerning pimples and breakouts, is that makeup...

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...

Which Acid Is Best For Your Skin?

You are probably already familiar with the most common type of acid recommended for acne sufferers: Salicylic Acid. But just because it’s a common product doesn’t mean that it’s necessarily the best type of acid for your skin and your specific type of acne.   In...