Easy to find year-round at your local market, these bright-colored fruits are packed with vitamins that offer an array of health and skin care benefits. Find out which.
An acne breakout is the worst nightmare of every teenager. Many studies have been done on what the exact triggers of acnes are, but the findings are a little bit unclear. The consent seems to be that there is no common food item that has the same impact on each individual. For instance, cheese can lead to acne breakouts in a person but chocolate might spark acne in someone else. While each person has a different response to certain types of food items, there are some certain foods that are well-known to agitate a counteraction.
While working out is great for overall skin health, if you are acne prone you need to take a few precautions to ensure exercise won’t do anything to exacerbate your acne issues. We have some great tips for before during and after your work-out to help you keep your skin clear.
Acne is stressful enough to handle on its own, but dealing with the aftermath of scars can put anyone over the edge. You may be frustrated with slow results from treatment, but you may not be treating the problem correctly. That is because there isn’t just one type of scar – there are acne scars and then there is post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Read on to discover the differences between scars and marks and the best treatments for each.
It’s officially summer and time for fun outdoors, holidays and travel. While the sun brings warmth and much to look forward to, it also means changes for your skin that can be less then fun, especially if you have oily…
Warmer weather is here but you are embarrassed to put on that sleeveless dress because you have strange, rough patches of “acne” on the back of your arms. And no matter what you do to treat it, it doesn’t go away.
If you don’t have time or budget to get a professional facial, then give yourself a facial at home. We don’t know about you, but we always end up with at least one banana that needs to be used or thrown away. Take advantage of that banana to make a great mask!
hen your skin breaks out, it is easy to blame stress, hormones, diet and even your skin care products. And while those are all possible culprits, the actual cause may be the products that you are using to keep your hair looking its best.
Toners are like juice cleanses in the diet world. Not everyone agrees if they are necessary or beneficial. With so much noise out there, how do you decide whether adding a toner to your regimen is necessary?
Does trying the latest skincare product or making the slightest change in your regimen cause you to break out in rashes and get blotchy, itchy or stinging skin? Do changes in the weather make your skin “angry”? If this sounds…
One of our favorite DIY ingredients is baking soda! It’s an inexpensive multitasker that can help hack almost any beauty problem.
We all know we aren’t supposed to pop pimples. Pop a pimple and you risk the bacteria getting into clean pores and causing more pimples or even worse, forcing the bacteria deeper into your pores causing more severe acne. Left…
You spend a lot of money on skin care products. If you use too much of them each time, you’re just wasting the product and your money. On the other hand, if you use too little to make the product…
Acne is a pretty common problem for many of us. Although younger people are more prone to breakouts, adults can suffer with the embarrassment, annoyance and pain of acne as well. On the horizon are many reasons why breakouts occur,…
The feeling that makes you relentlessly and fervently scavenge the internet for information, tips, tricks and “how-to’s”, to look up every remedy book for help and even try every second “ this-will-definitely-work” advice from friends and family. Especially when looking good and having a clear face is the in thing! You feel you are cursed with acne!
mySkin’s water-based “one-trick-up-the-sleeve” will help you maintain good skin health, keeping it clear and clean. Head back to school with confidence, a skip and clear skin (Y)
Are you afraid of the ‘A’ word? Are you avoiding moisturizers just because there’s a whole internet section devoted to, ‘why moisturizers and other products can cause it’, and, did you just give up on those chocolates you have stashed up in your refrigerator? With all the old wives tales surrounding acne, and all the misleading information available, we wouldn’t really blame you for believing these myths about Acne vulgaris. In fact, we’ll simply bust them for you!
Summer is here and so is the acne nightmare!!
Here is what you can do to nip your acne in the bud (without popping the zits)!
If you have acne-prone skin, what should you know before buying creams, after shave, or makeup?
it should be noted that we all have—and need—skin oil (also called sebum). Sebum is necessary for healthy skin. Too little of it and our skin because dry, too much of it and our skin gets too oily. Unfortunately, each of these scenarios can lead to acne. Dry, flaky skin can mix with oil, dirt and bacteria and clog our pores, creating inflammation in the form of acne. Too much oil can lead to clogged pores, in which dead skin, bacteria and more oil can accumulate and, you guessed it, cause acne. The best way to prevent acne is to get oily skin under control.