Have you ever woken up one morning with a pimple glaring at you?.. and wondered what you did or used the day before that caused it to form. Well just like it takes time for the pimple to go away it also takes time for it to form. How Pimples Truly Form Even though it seems as though the pimple appeared overnight it's actually 1-2 weeks in the making before it's fully developed. This long process starts off with our oil glands becoming over productive and pump out excess oil.
To prevent the spread of Covid-19 face masks have become the new accessory to our every day routines. For some this means irritation and never before congestion and break outs. Are you suffering from Maskne? "Maskne" is a term we use when acne is caused or worsened by wearing a mask. It's such a common concern right now seeing we are sporting protective face covering for long periods of time. Reasons for this is that masks trap dirt, add additional moisture, create friction a
Did you know there was such a thing?...... Well my friend there is!, and chances are if you've tried everything from topical products to oral antibiotics and your acne has only gotten worse? then you just might have it. So what is Fungal Acne exactly? The more technical name for it is Pityrosporum Folliculitis and is actually an over growth of yeast also known as malassezia yeast. The yeast gets down into the hair follicles and multiplies, creating an itchy acne like erup
Over the counter skin care products can be cost effective but if you're wondering why you haven't had success or seen any improvement here is a list of reasons why. Medical Skincare VS. Over the counter It's all in the definition of each category and the FDA divides skincare into 2 separate categories: cosmetics (over-the-counter) and pharmaceutical (medical). The over-the-counter skincare is defined as "applied" to skin. Whereas medical skincare is defined as affecting the
Often mistaken as a white head that just won't go away... milia (also known as milium cyst) is actually trapped Keratin. Keratin is a strong protein that’s typically found in skin tissues, hair, and nail cells. Milia is typically found on the face, eyelids and cheeks. How do you get Milia? Milia can form because a number of reasons and most often it's when your skin loses its natural ability to exfoliate. This can happen as a result of aging or sun-damage which makes skin r