Acne has long been held as a medical issue that requires a pill, a cream, or even a treatment to be the final answer to clear skin. Countless marketing dollars have been spent convincing acne sufferers that their condition could be easily eliminated with enough potent actives. After all, acne vulgaris affects up to 80% of the population at some point in their lives. Currently,…
According to the American Academy of Dermatology and the Society for Investigative Dermatology, acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, affecting up to 50 million Americans annually. Acne can reveal itself in people of all ages. Some contributing factors include clogged pores with dead skin cells, excess oils, bacteria overgrowth, and inflammation. One major area where acne can cause distressing issues…
The visible pores on the surface of skin are hair follicles, and when those follicles become blocked, acne can develop on the face, neck, back, and chest. Acne has three causes, including c. acnes bacteria proliferation inside the hair follicle, overactive sebaceous (oil) glands discharging sebum into the hair follicle, or abnormal shedding of dead skin cells within the hair follicle where the cells become…

Dishing it Out: Nutrition & Acne Inflammation

Written by Samantha Fishella-Dench
Most professionals have had acne clients who are consistent with their acne treatments and diligently follow their recommended homecare products and routines. Yet, no matter what is done, both the professional and the client feel frustrated because nothing seems to clear the client’s acne. It is time for professionals to look inside the body and realize that acne can be tied to diet. It is…
Spray-can propellants, or aerosols, are nothing new – the big hair of the 80s popularized by hairspray companies demonstrates this best. Fast-forward to the present, aerosols are now everywhere, from household to personal care products in hairsprays, bug repellants, cooking oil, deodorants, and more. However, consumers have come to understand the damaging effects of aerosols and propellants, calling for cleaner formulations, transparency in the process,…

November 2022

Skin Care Blogs

Brands of the Month

  • Eminence Organic Skin Care
  • DMK Skin Revision Center
  • Face Reality Skincare