Cystic Acne Smasher

At first, I thought I was lucky. I was fortunate enough to go through all of my formative years sans acne. Yep. Aside from the occasional volcanic eruption on my face (and my naturally large pores), I was pretty clear-faced. Fast forward to 23. All of a sudden, deep, painful bumps started planting themselves all over my face. Not just my face either. I had them … Continue reading Cystic Acne Smasher

Oily Skin: Myths & Damn Dirty Lies

I have oily skin, so I don’t need to use moisturizer. You may have already read that this is soooo NOT the case. Weird, though, I know. While you may have oily skin, trying to eradicate all of that oil can lead to some bad side effects. Harsh products filled with high concentrations of salicylic acid, clay, and/or sulfur will suck up the pore-clogging oil … Continue reading Oily Skin: Myths & Damn Dirty Lies

The Basics of Treating Acne

Ah acne. The bane of our existence. Even if you miraculously avoided it in high school, it can rear its ugly head and develop it later on in life. What fun. While it’s embarrassing in our youth, it’s expected. What’s not expected is to see a fully-grown adult plastered with pimples and pockmarks. Whether you’ve been battling this since you were wearing choker necklaces and … Continue reading The Basics of Treating Acne

A “Peel” By Any Other Name Would Still Be Awesome

Admittedly, the term “peel” is rather frightening. Who in their right mind would want to do something to your skin that would make it PEEL? Nevermind PAY for it! Well, ladies, that’s probably because it doesn’t make your face peel. I mean, think about it. Would thousands of women from around the globe be doing this if it really melted your face off like that guy … Continue reading A “Peel” By Any Other Name Would Still Be Awesome