oily skin

  • comedogenic ingredients and acne

    Do Comedogenic Ingredients Give You Pimples?

    “Gio, this cream has a drop of [insert known comedogenic ingredient]. Will it give me pimples?” Look, I get it. If you’ve got acne-prone skin, the last thing you want to do is slather on something that has even the remotest possibility of giving you another breakout. But NO ONE can look at an ingredient […]


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    This Clay Mask Is Helping Me Get Clear Skin For Christmas

    It always happens at the worst of times. Like Christmas dinner. Or a holiday party. I’d been prepping for it for weeks and, that very morning, disaster strikes. A pimple as big as a house is comfortably sitting on my chin. Typical! There’s nothing like an unwanted zit to ruin the party mood, is there? […]


  • rhassoul clay in skincare

    Rhassoul Clay, Let Me Count The Ways I Love Thee

    For me, clay masks are a seasonal thing. I use them a lot in summer when my skin stubbornly insists on pumping out more oil than it needs (so annoying!). The last thing I wanna do is deal with pimples, so I soak up all that excess with a clay mask before it can do any […]