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The What, When & Why's Of Washing Your Face

How often should you wash your face? We’ve all become accustomed to washing our hands often, many more times a day that you would likely ever think to wash your face. It can feel mysterious-how much is too much and how much is too little?   On one hand, you want to get rid of […]

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What's The Difference Between Retinol & Retinyl Palmitate?

The word retinol has become such a common phrase in the skincare industry that most people have it in their routines or will use it for its anti-aging properties. It's arguably the most famous and effective anti-aging ingredient but can also treat a handful of other common skin hang ups including texture, dark spots, and […]

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October 13, 2020
Top Reasons to Add Microdermabrasion to Your Skincare Routine

You may have heard people raving about microdermabrasion and wondered if it was a good option for you. This popular skin treatment is relatively simple, and it provides a ton of benefits for your skin. Let’s talk about what it is, and some of the main reasons you should schedule a microdermabrasion session with an […]

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Tips to Stop Picking At Your Skin

Skin picking is a hard habit to break that many who suffer from acne have to deal with. It’s called Excoriation disorder, dermatillomania, or chronic skin picking and it impacts as many as 1 in 20 people.   Sometimes there are no specific causes for skin picking. It can develop over years or become a […]

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September 25, 2020
Sunscreen: When, Why, and How to Use it in Your Skincare Routine

Your skin is the barrier between the outside world and your body. It’s exposed to all kinds of things throughout the day—pollution, dirt, sunlight—and all of these things can cause damage to your skin. Protecting against these environmental hazards is an important part of skincare. One of the best ways to create a barrier is […]

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Is Makeup Making Your Acne Worse?

There are a lot of factors that can impact whether you experience breakouts, and one of the most common concerns that people have is whether their acne could be causing (or worsening) breakouts. The answer is yes, makeup can definitely affect breakouts. Much of that depends on the quality of your products, and whether they […]

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Acne & Social Media

Most of the time, social media and acne seem like they don’t go together. Everywhere you look, there are pristine airbrushed pictures of people living their best lives. It can often feel like acne doesn’t fit into that standard.   Research has shown that out of 1010 teens (15-19 years old) who were surveyed about […]

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Tips For Managing Mask Breakouts

Acne associated with friction of fabric touching your skin (like a hat, mask, or helmet) is called acne mechanica. We all have tiny little hair follicles on our face, chest and back, and wearing anything that creates friction and pressure can irritate the hair follicles and result in an acne flare.   While vital for […]

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Avoid Acne Medications and Get Your Skin Clear While Pregnant

Everybody wants to look beautiful and attractive. Looking good is a great way to boost your confidence. It helps you face the world with poise and conviction.   But when you are pregnant, things are a little different. It is not just about you anymore. It is also about your unborn baby.   Everyone's skin […]

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August 11, 2020
Tips for Effectively Treating Hormonal Acne

Hormones are a part of life for both men and women, and as they fluctuate they can lead to embarrassing and even painful hormonal acne. This type of acne can occur in your teen years or later in life, especially for women who experience fluctuating hormones as a result of pregnancy and eventually menopause, and […]

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July 14, 2020
Why You Should Use Skincare Products with Peptides

You may have heard of adding peptides to your skincare routine, and while they may not get as much attention as retinols and hyaluronic acid, they are growing in popularity because they offer some great benefits for your skin. Understanding Peptides Peptides are, scientifically speaking, short amino acid chains that your body uses to build […]

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Clearing Acne and Pregnancy

Acne can happen at any time during a person’s lifetime but what about those who already have acne and then become pregnant? To add to the discomfort of sometimes painful blemishes, you now have morning sickness, swollen feet, and additional hormones streaming through your system. For most pregnant women, the hormonal shifts during pregnancy can […]

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Why Isn't My Skin Getting Clear?

Sometimes it’s hard to know what your skin really needs to be as healthy as possible. This article will help answer those questions by providing these evidence-based tips on what you can do to get the glowing, acne-free complexion you want. You Need to See an Acne Expert Most acne can't be treated with over-the-counter […]

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June 9, 2020
3 Important Things to Know About Acne Rosacea

Have you noticed redness and small pimple-like bumps on your skin that flare up from time to time and could take weeks or months to go away? Many people mistake these for traditional acne and treat them with the usual products—cleanser, toner—while covering them up with makeup to hide the redness and irritation. But it […]

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Can Diet Help PCOS?

While there’s no cure for PCOS, it’s important to know that there are things you can do that can help. One of the main things to consider is your diet. Diet has more impact on your overall health than almost any other factor within your control. So what should you be on the lookout for? […]

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May 12, 2020
Should LED Light Therapy Be Part of Your Skincare Routine?

A growing trend among skincare enthusiasts and celebrities alike is the use of LED light therapy to improve skin. If you’ve been wondering about whether it’s something that would benefit your skin, here’s a quick overview of the treatment and the benefits. What is LED Light Therapy? LED (which stands for light-emitting diode) light therapy […]

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What is PCOS?

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition in which certain hormones are out of balance. These imbalances typically show up as irregular menstrual cycles, a higher level of androgens (a type of hormone including testosterone) in the body, and small cysts in the ovaries. PCOS can cause symptoms including excess facial and body hair, mood […]

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Nano Infusion vs. Microneedling for Acne Scars.

Those who have acne scars have wondered at least once in their lives, “Is there any way to get rid of them?” That question and more will be answered in the following blog post. The important thing that we will touch on first here is, what’s the difference between microneedling and nano treatments? Microneedling Microneedling […]

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April 6, 2020
Understanding the Different Types of Acne

Acne is a really broad term that is used to describe a wide variety of skin ailments, and it’s something that millions of people deal with every year. You’re most likely to experience acne in your teen years, but it can linger into your adult life as well. There are actually several different types of […]

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March 6, 2020
4 Benefits of Chemical Peels for Clearer Skin

Have you heard about chemical peels for your skin? If you just heard the name you might think that they are something you want to avoid. In a world where “all-natural” and “organic” are buzzwords for what you put on your face, the idea of adding chemicals might seem counterintuitive. But today’s chemical peels have […]

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