• Best Anti-Aging Products for Acne-Prone Skin
    Acne,  Best Skincare Products,  Skincare

    7 of the Best Anti-Aging Products for Acne-Prone Skin

    If you thought that acne would only affect you in your teenage years, you may have been surprised to continue experiencing breakouts well into your 20s and 30s. You’re not alone. In fact, up to 80% of 18-30 year-olds and 5% of people over 30 experience acne. As premature aging can begin to show as early as 25, you may find that you’re dealing with acne at the same time you’re trying to treat fine lines and wrinkles. So what’s the best way to treat acne and skin aging at the same time? What are the best anti-aging products for acne-prone skin?

  • Blind pimple on nose
    Acne,  Skin Concerns,  Skincare

    Blind Pimple On Nose: 6 Quick Fixes.

    The term ‘blind pimple’ refers to an acne lesion, usually a cyst or nodule, that lurks under the surface of your skin. In some cases, these painful lumps are barely noticeable but, when you get a blind pimple on your nose, you may find it hard to ignore. A blind pimple develops much like any other pimple – from a combination of dead skin cells and oil blocking your pore and allowing acne-causing bacteria to thrive and cause inflammation. This inflammation is what causes the redness and pain you may be experiencing with a blind pimple on your nose. However, a blind pimple has not yet come to a ‘head’…

  • Does Hyaluronic Acid Cause Acne Purging
    Acne,  Skincare

    Does Hyaluronic Acid Cause Acne? 3 Easy Ways To Prevent It.

    Hyaluronic acid serums are often touted as essential to any anti-aging skincare routine but is this holy-grail ingredient right for your acne-prone skin? Does hyaluronic acid help acne? Or, more importantly, does hyaluronic acid cause acne?     How Do Skincare Ingredients Cause Acne? There are two types of acne:   Non-inflammatory – clogged pores or ‘comedones’ (whiteheads and blackheads)   Inflammatory – pimples or ‘papules and pustules’ (cysts and nodules are a more severe form of inflammatory acne)   Comedones are formed when dead skin cells clog your pores and trap bacteria inside. If the trapped bacteria multiplies your pore walls can become inflamed and cause the skin around…

  • Can Niacinamide Cause Purging
    Acne,  Skincare

    Does Niacinamide Cause Purging?

    Niacinamide is one of those skincare ingredients that target a wide range of skin concerns which makes it an excellent addition to any skincare routine. However, one question I am often asked is whether niacinamide can cause purging. So, does niacinamide cause purging? What is skin purging anyway and why does it happen?