Acne

How To Prevent Post-Halloween Makeup Breakouts

As the end of October approaches and the air begins to chill, spooky sightings start to appear. Jack-o-lanterns, skulls, and tombstones adorn yards filled with fallen leaves and candy flies off of the shelf. Yes, Halloween is upon us. Once a time for children to dress up as monsters, fairies, …
Skin Care

Dangerous Chemicals to Avoid in Your Skincare Routine

With how absolutely massive the skincare and cosmetic industries are, you would think that companies would be regulated and forced to create safe, wholesome products that pose no threat to the health of consumers. Unfortunately, this is quite far from the truth. Though there are standards placed upon these corporations, …
Acne

Will Drinking Alcohol Cause Acne?

Martinis, daiquiris, and hurricanes, oh my! The amount of alcoholic beverages available at any given restaurant seems to grow every year. Certain drinks become trendy thanks to social media influencers and television shows; it seems that alcohol has become more and more acceptable as the years whiz by. An occasional …
Aging

Vitamins For Younger Looking Skin

As we age, our skin can begin to show signs of wear and tear. Wrinkles, dullness, sagging, and a host of other issues can arise, leaving us feeling less than confident (not that it should!). Though most of these “problems” are just destined to occur as we grow older, we …
Acne

Can Candida Albicans Cause Acne?

Our bodies are covered in millions of tiny bacteria and fungi; we are basically a walking ecosystem. For the most part, these germs are harmless or perhaps even beneficial to our health; when things get out of balance and one type overgrows we can begin to experience health issues, though.
Acne

What Is Acne? Everything you Need to Know About Acne

What Is Acne? If you are like most people, you probably experience some variation of acne. Be it the occasional zit or frequent breakouts, your skin probably has some sort of struggle. Almost everyone has acne at one point or another and it is certainly nothing to be ashamed of. …
Skin Care

Benefits of Jasmine Extract for the Skin

Jasmine flower extract has traditionally been used in medicine and skincare for centuries. Powerfully fragrant and relaxing, the flower has been used in everything from aromatherapy to liver pain management. Spas typically use a blend of jasmine oil and a carrier oil for massage purposes, as the gentle, floral fragrance …
Skin Care

How to Tighten Your Pores

One of the most common skin quality complaints is pore size. It seems like every foundation, primer, and concealer claims to reduce or diminish the appearance of pores “instantly” through using ingredients like dimethicone, a type of silicone that fills the hole left by pores to allow smooth makeup application. …
Skin Care

How to Get Rid of Oily Skin

Healthy skin naturally is moist and supple. It does not appear completely matte and is ideally free of flakes and dry patches. Some oil appearing on the surface of your skin is normal and a good thing but excessive oil spots are definitely not. Oily skin can break down makeup …