acne

  • 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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  • teenager acne

    Teenager Acne: Why It Happens And How To Treat It

    Teen acne is a normal part of puberty. Like getting hairs in places you didn’t even know you had and making a fool of yourself in front of your crush. Fun times. But it feels like the last drop. On top of everything you’re dealing with right now, your skin looks like a mess. Your […]

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  • tretinoin guide

    A Tretinoin Survival Guide

    I started my Curology prescription of tretinoin in late November 2019, and despite my best efforts to acclimate to 0.01% tretinoin, it’s been an uphill battle. Yes, 0.01% tretinoin. I know it’s not much–I SAID WHAT I SAID! But that’s the thing about skincare: it’s never one-size-fits all, and two people can react very differently […]

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  • azelaic acid in skincare

    Is Azelaic Acid The Best Treatment For Acne, Rosacea, And Dark Spots?

    Why don’t more people know about Azelaic Acid?! This little gem has been dermatologists’ best-kept secret for decades. They’re using it to treat all kinds of skin problems, from stubborn dark spots to inflamed cystic acne and unpredictable rosacea. It’s one of those rare ingredients that does the job without irritating skin and leaving it […]

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