Here’s Why Rosehip Oil Is Bad For Acne

what is rosehip oil

Oils are definitely a hot topic in the skincare world. Some prefer to avoid them and others embrace them, however, there is one issue that has led to a particularly animated debate among experts – whether or they are good or not when it comes to blemish-prone skin. Rosehip oil, in particular, has been extensively … Read more

How To Get Rid Of Redness From Acne?

what causes acne redness

Acne breakouts are never a simple thing, therefore, our toxic relationship with acne can still be seen on our skin even after we are left to deal with the aftermath of it. It’s not only that acne affects our self-confidence, which in turn, takes its toll in our day to day lives, but once it … Read more

What Is Subclinical Acne (& How To Get Rid Of It)?

how to get rid of subclinical acne

If you recently started noticing tiny, slightly red or flesh-colored bumps on your forehead, you might be dealing with something called subclinical acne. Subclinical acne is not quite a term that’s thrown around frequently, and there really isn’t much information about this condition online. This type of acne doesn’t manifest the usual blackheads or whiteheads … Read more

Can Skincare Products Go Bad?

is it ok to use expired skincare products

Can skincare products go bad? Deciding how long to keep that miracle serum that saved your skin back when you needed it or when to toss your go-to sunscreen can be downright confusing, and we’ve all been there. Experts urge that hanging on to beauty products past their prime isn’t a good idea, however, how … Read more

The Best Skincare Ingredients For Acne

different types of acne

Acne is a recurring issue in many adolescents and young adults, though it affects people of all ages. It can be difficult to know what exactly is causing the problem as there can be different triggers for each person. However, there are several common triggers that can be the root of having acne and this … Read more

6 Hydrating Toners For Glowing Skin

What Are The Different Types Of Toners

Toners used to be acidic agents that worked to dry out your acne and reset your skin’s pH balance after cleansing. Fortunately, that logic no longer applies today, and toners have since evolved into legendary solutions that get rid of remaining grime but they also have the ability to remedy and nourish dry and dehydrated … Read more

5 Best Exfoliating Solutions For Glowing Skin

How Often Should You Exfoliate?

Exfoliation is an important step that happens regularly in a good skin care regimen. Some people religiously stick to doing it once or twice a week, while others swear that daily exfoliation is the reason for glowing skin. However, the tricky thing about exfoliation is that it can either do wonders for your skin, but … Read more

5 Best Cleansers For Acne-Prone Skin

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If you have acne-prone skin, chances are that you have probably been led to believe that washing your face multiple times a day to keep it clean is the golden rule for having clear skin. Well, I am not going to lie, I’ve been led to believe the same thing too. But when my face … Read more

5 Best Face Washes For Oily Skin

best face washes for oily skin

Too much of anything is bad and we all know that. This is especially true when it comes to oily skin, which is why you are here in the first place, right? The natural oils on your skin help maintain a healthy skin barrier, thus enabling your skin to do what is it supposed to … Read more

How To Stop Peeling Skin On Your Face

what is peeling skin and how do you stop it

Peeling skin is not an uncommon occurrence, however, it usually means that something somewhere along the way went incredibly wrong and caused this type of reaction. While not uncommon it can be incredibly annoying and even uncomfortable, so today I want to talk about how to stop peeling skin on your face. Luckily, there are … Read more

5 Best Powder Foundations For Oily Skin

Is Powder Foundation Better for Oily Skin

There are so many different types of makeup products and brands on the market these days that it can be borderline overwhelming to figure out what you should be using. Besides this, there’s also the “label phenomena” which is essentially what every possible brand claims their products will do for you. So in this era of mix … Read more

How To Get Rid Of Papules

how to get rid of papules

Blackheads, pimples, and acne are a common experience with an estimated 80% of people aged 11 to 30 having an outbreak at some point. However, there are different types of acne and in order to treat them effectively, you need to know what exactly are you dealing with. So today, we are going to talk … Read more

The 5 Best Cleansers For Dry Skin

how to choose a cleanser for dry skin

Your cleanser is designed to remove the daily makeup, impurities and keep your face clean. However, many cleansers are often packed with surfactants: soaps that draw dirt, oil, and grime from pores. This can not only strip the moisture from your skin, but it can also lead to dry, uncomfortable patches that can cause premature … Read more

Is CBD Oil Good For Your Skin?

does cbd oil help with acne

Is CBD oil good for your skin?  Thanks to CBD, cannabis is getting its glow-up, giving up on the traditional stoner image for a new and definitely cooler one. Because we are living in the marijuanaissance – as Allure describes it – it comes as a no surprise that CBD is now being frequently used as … Read more

5 Best Sunscreens For Sensitive Skin

best sunscreen for sensitive skin

What’s the best sunscreen for sensitive skin?  So let’s talk about sensitive skin and sunscreens. My goal in this article is to teach you: what causes sensitive skin (perhaps your sunscreen isn’t the only problematic product?) how to choose the best sunscreen for sensitive skin? how to recognize what to avoid in a sunscreen? some of my … Read more

Can Makeup Cause Acne Breakouts?

can make up cause acne

Does makeup cause acne breakouts?  This is a commonly asked question about the mysterious link between acne and makeup. Would applying concealer over the top of a blemish impede its healing process, or even worse – cause three more pimples to appear the next day? On one hand, you clearly want to cover the blemish … Read more

The Medik8 Night Ritual Vitamin A Review

Medik 8 Night Ritual Cream Review

Your skin changes as you age. Shocker? Yup, it happens to the best of us. Wrinkles, spots, and dryness are the most common signs of ageing but it is absolutely dreading when these start appearing during your early or mid-20s. Unfortunately, your skin is at the mercy of many factors that can make the natural … Read more

Aztec Clay Mask Review (Not As Great As You Think)

aztec clay mask review

Welcome to my Aztec Clay Mask review, a super-hyped-up product that has an overwhelming number of reviews on Amazon which I know that many of you like (and even recommend) this product, but I personally have a bone to pick with this product. Do you have acne-prone skin? This mask is NOT for you! Do … Read more

Is Bakuchiol The Natural Alternative To Retinol?

Bakuchiol

If you have read anything about skincare on the Internet, then you certainly know a little or a lot about what a great ingredient retinol is. This anti-ageing powerhouse has the ability to speed up cellular turnover thus promote collagen production and give your skin the glow you have always desired. Retinol has earned its … Read more

The Ordinary Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution Review

Ordinary Glycolic Acid review

For today’s article, I have an informative and educational guest blog post from Sarah, the founder of  A Woman’s Confidence and fellow makeup and skincare addict.  Her product knowledge never fails to give me all the needed information before I decide if I want to try a new, hyped-about product on the market. We teamed … Read more

Simone’s Top Recommended Skincare & Beauty Products

Top Recommended Skincare and Beauty Products

While complex, 10-step skincare regimens are currently dominating the market and becoming more and more popular, I believe that we can all agree this can sometimes become overwhelming. It is understandable that there are moments when we all get a bit too confused while reading about products and ingredients and we often become too frustrated … Read more

How Does Benzoyl Peroxide Work?

what Does Benzoyl Peroxide do

Benzoyl peroxide is a well-known and talked about ingredient for fighting acne. It is available in over-the-counter cleansers, spot treatments, gels, creams and it comes in different concentration in order to meet different severities of acne breakouts. The over-the-counter version is up to 2.5% but there are stronger concentrations and can be prescribed by your … Read more

What Is Kojic Acid (& How To Use It)?

how to use kojic acid on the skin

Although it may seem like a new, need-to-know-about skincare ingredient, kojic acid has been around for quite some time. It was first developed in 1989 and was used in a professional setting to brighten brown spots, hyperpigmentation, and stubborn post-breakout blemishes in particular. Although it’s still not talked about all too often, kojic acid doesn’t … Read more

What Does Niacinamide Do For Skin?

What Does Niacinamide Do For Skin?

You have probably heard many people rave about this revolutionary ingredient that is soothing, healing, anti-inflammatory, and goes about every list of the top products you need to have in your skincare regimen. Niacinamide is a standout due to its versatility to help improve any skin type and relieve any skin concern. Even though niacinamide … Read more

Are Homemade Skin Remedies A Scam?

are homemade skin remedies a scam

If you decided to read this article, chances are that you have tried using homemade remedies to treat a certain skin concern. Were you surprised when it didn’t work for you, or perhaps even aggravated your concerns even after a famous beauty guru swore it did miracles for their skin? Have you wondered if you may … Read more

5 Key Benefits of Zinc For Your Skin

is zinc good for the skin

Zinc is an important nutritious mineral found in our body that protects the immune system and metabolism function by fighting off harmful cells and bacteria. This superstar mineral is also thought to help keep you healthy by reducing illnesses, preventing colds, and being extremely important for wound healing. But zinc has also been studied for … Read more

Direct High Frequency Facial: Aftercare Advice

Direct High Frequency Facial

Direct-high frequency is considered a timeless rejuvenating treatment for the skin. The first high-frequency appliance was developed in the late 1800s by the renowned scientist Nikola Tesla and he originally named it “Violet Ray” due to the purple gas it was producing. At that time it was specifically used for medical purposes to treat infections … Read more

How To Get Rid of Strawberry Legs?

strawberry legs

Our skin is a fussy thing, and no matter how much we invest in it and try to keep it flawless, it always seems like we are missing something. It panics and freaks out during the cold winter months, and it does pretty much the same during the warm time of the year, bringing on … Read more

Medik8 Hydr8 B5 Intense Moisturizing Serum Review

Medik8 Hydr8 B5 Intense

Dehydrated skin is often confused with dry skin due to the very similar appearance and behaviour of the skin. However, these two are slightly distinctive from each other but it is still incredibly easy for anyone to mix them up and therefore end up with a bag full of wrong products for their skin type. … Read more

Medik8 Skincare Review (The Best Medik8 Products)

Medik8 review

Launched in 2009, Medik8 is a cosmeceutical skincare brand that provides high-quality products tailored to target major skin concerns including ageing, acne, pigmentation, redness, and dryness. Medik8 pride themselves on using high quality and well-researched ingredients that are only found in skincare products for professional salon use. The products are considered “sensitive green skin cosmeceuticals”, … Read more

8 Different Types Of Acne (& How To Treat Them)

different types of acne and how to treat them

Acne is a recurring issue in many adolescents and young adults, though it affects people of all ages. It is a persistent condition that occurs when the hair follicles become plugged with white blood cells, dead skin cells, bacteria, and sebum. Depending on its severity, acne can cause scarring of the skin as well as … Read more