It is widely accepted that acids help improve skin but they are not all the same and knowing the difference between the acids used in skincare is essential for targeting complex skin concerns.
Generally speaking skin care acids increase cell turnover which causes older cells to shed and new ones to quickly grow below, thus improving skin texture.Continue reading
Maskne is medically called acne mechanics and is acne caused by heat, friction, and occlusion due to prolonged wearing of a face mask.
The warm, moist environment under your mask creates the perfect environment for skin bacteria overgrowth which could lead to acne breakouts or rosacea.
Has it been years since you started treating your acne with anything possible under the sun including over the counter and prescription drugs, antibiotics, skincare products, hormonal therapy, the pill but was never able to achieve any long lasting results?
If this sounds familiar I know exactly how you feel and let me tell you, you are not alone. In fact for...Continue reading
What we eat has everything to do with acne formation and the biggest acne trigger is refined sugar (with wheat and dairy being also on the top of the list).
When we consume sugar there is a rapid spike in our body’s insulin levels, this triggers the ovaries to produce excess testosterone and other androgens and creates hormonal imbalance, which in...Continue reading
There is a very big chance you have been searching for the best products for acne for years but everything that has been recommended to you worked only temporarily at best.
If you have seen a dermatologist they probably gave you some over the counter or prescription treatment, depending on the severity of your acne, and recommended a “mild” cleanser.Continue reading
You probably know by now that hormonal imbalance is the #1 factor for acne formation and that balancing your androgen hormones (male sex hormones) will almost certainly result in elimination of acne.
However, most people don’t believe that hormonal imbalance can easily be regulated with diet and lifestyle changes and rely...Continue reading