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

The Best Skincare Routine When On Accutane

skincare routine on accutane

If you feel like you’ve been struggling with acne for a while and nothing has worked so far, then chances are in your search for a solution you’ve stumbled across Accutane. Whether you’ve already been prescribed accutane or simply thinking about it, by all accounts it seems to be ‘the’ miracle drug to cure all … Read more

Does 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. These creams are routinely … 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

Is Cetaphil Good For Acne?

Is Cetaphil good for acne

At some point on your skincare journey, you’ve more than likely heard of Cetaphil. It’s just one of many affordable, drugstore brands offering products for every skin type and skin concern, and it’s everywhere.  In fact, one of my very first cleansers was ‘the’ Cetaphil cleanser. What I like about Cetaphil is their minimal and … Read more

7 Products From The Ordinary To Help Fade Your Acne Scars

the ordinary acne scars

Dealing with acne and acne scarring sucks. Whether you pick your zit or not, (you really shouldn’t, even though it’s really tempting) there’s still a chance it’ll leave behind a scar, bump, discoloration, or hyperpigmentation. And if your skin is anything like mine, the scars left behind can take weeks even months to fade and … Read more

The Ordinary Skincare Routine For Oily Acne Prone Skin

The Ordinary routine for acne prone skin

So you’re curious about how to use The Ordinary in a routine for acne prone skin. Then you’re probably already somewhat familiar with The Ordinary brand. Known widely for their effective, targeted formulas and reasonable prices, The Ordinary has made it easier for the budget-conscious to start and stick with a basic skincare routine. Problem … Read more