acne

  • skin pH

    What Does pH-Balanced Means?

    Ever wondered what pH-balanced means? Every serum and moisturiser proudly boasts about its pH these days. Is it just another marketing ploy or does your skin’s pH really matter? A bit of both. Here’s everything you need to know about skin’s pH and which skincare products should (and should NOT) be pH-balanced. What Is pH? […]

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    Why I Don’t Use Pore Strips (And You Shouldn’t Either)

    When I was a teen, I inflicted all kinds of damage to my skin. I didn’t always bother to remove makeup before going to bed. Sunscreen was something I used only at the beach (and I rarely went there, so I almost never wore it). I used cheap products with comedogenic ingredients that would leave me […]

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  • comedogenic ingredients and acne

    What Does Non-Comedogenic Mean?

    What does non-comedogenic mean? Does it mean that if you see it on a label, you know that moisturizer WON’T clog your pores and give you pimples? That’s what brands want you to think. The truth is a little more complicated…. What Does Non-Comedogenic Mean? A comedone is a pimple. Comedone is their scientific name. Pimple […]

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  • acne on hairline

    How To Deal With Acne Along The Hairline

    Is your hair care routine giving you acne? Pimples can pop up anywhere – when you least expect it. They’re annoying like that. But when they spring up really close to your hairline, it’s often a sign you need to change your conditioner. Or mask. Or give up on your pre-shampoo treatment. You get the […]

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