15 Best Korean Cleansing Oils For Acne-prone Skin

best Korean cleansing oil for acne-prone skin

Cleansing oils are a natural, effective way to remove makeup, dirt, and grime that has accumulated on your skin. A popular first step in Korean skincare recommended for all skin types it cleanses the pores by removing dirt and debris which reduces oil production in the skin and leaves your skin feeling clean and moisturized. … Read more

14 Best Retinol Serums For Acne

best retinol serum for acne

Retinol is a topical form of vitamin A (retinaldehyde) that stimulates the production of collagen. It’s used in the treatment and prevention of skin conditions such as acne, psoriasis, and wrinkles without the irritation and redness associated with harsher treatments like steroid creams. It’s found in a variety of animal and plant sources and also … Read more

How to Maintain a Healthy Skin Barrier

A healthy skin barrier is important to maintain healthy skin. It protects you from bacteria and other harmful substances that can enter your body and potentially trigger an allergic reaction (e.g. eczema). The skin barrier is composed of two layers called the “epidermis” and “dermis”. These two layers are separated by a substance called “stratum … Read more

5 Foods That Cause Acne And 6 That Help Clear Them

Acne food causes

So you’ve been following and sticking with your skincare routine yet it doesn’t seem to be working because your acne is still here. You’ve tweaked your routine, switched up your skincare products and nada. What’s going on? Well, lots of things contribute to acne, like hormones, blocked pores, sebum production and acne-causing bacteria to name … Read more

Can Triamcinolone Acetonide Help Acne?

triamcinolone acetonide for acne

There are many proven and effective treatments for acne. And then there are creams people use to treat acne that really shouldn’t be anywhere near your face because of all the potential harm they could do to your skin. Creams like Neosporin and triamcinolone acetonide are two that come to mind. They’re routinely used as … Read more

7 Different Types Of Acne (Pimples) Explained

types of pimples

Acne, pimple, zit, breakout, papule, etc so many names but what are they really? And aren’t they all just different types of pimples? Well turns out that no they’re not all the same. In fact, there are several different types of acne /pimple and they require different treatment options, but knowing the difference isn’t always … Read more