What is Hormonal Acne? Hormonal acne is acne that is triggered by an excess of androgenetic hormones in your body and is characterized by blemishes that tend to appear in monthly cycles- typically one week before and two weeks after menstruation- and is not highly responsive to topical treatments. Hormones and Acne, what's going on in… Continue reading Natural Treatments for Hormonal Acne
Most people with acne prone skin have it programmed in their heads that they need to avoid oil at all costs. Oil is the enemy. Because excess oil is what’s causing your acne, right? So they go out and buy oil-free everything and most don’t even moisturize their skin. Well here’s the truth. Most common… Continue reading The Oil Cleansing Method
Mandelic Acid Serum contains Mandelic acid, an alpha hydroxy acid. Derived from bitter almonds, it is highly effective in treating acne without drying out the skin. The reason for this is that it’s molecular structure is larger than the better known alpha hydroxy acids (such as glycolic acid and lactic acid), which means it penetrates the skin… Continue reading Mandelic Acid — All-star Acne Treatment
One of the most common questions that we get from clients is whether they should use Reveal 10 or Mandelic Acid Serum. Both products are chemical exfoliants that work to remove the dead cells from the outer layer of the skin to expose fresher living cells underneath. Exfoliating has a number of skin benefits: it… Continue reading Reveal 10 versus Mandelic Acid Serum: What to Choose?