I've been obsessing over my skin and skincare for at least 30 years, starting from my very first "blemish" when I hit puberty. (Ha — I scoff to think that that itty bitty bump ever qualified as a pimple in my mind). So when it comes to skincare, I'm a realist — I know … Continue reading Have I Finally Found the Secret to Beating My Hormonal Acne?
It’s that time of year — when spring break collides with festival season, all the way from South by Southwest in March (starting tomorrow!) to Coachella in April to Bonnaroo in the summer. And while festivalgoers have their uniform pretty much down — cut-offs, fringe, boots and all manner of gypsy-bohemian accouterment, not to … Continue reading Get Music Festival Beauty Ready, Glow Recipe Edition
Yesterday, I talked about some methods I use to prevent adult hormonal acne. Here, some of my favorite skin care products I use religiously to keep acne at bay. Treat and prevent Most experts agree that in order to deal with adult acne, a salicylic acid cleanser combined with a benzoyl peroxide treatment … Continue reading Tackle Hormonal Acne Without Drying Out Your Skin, Part 2
I remember when I got my first “pimple.” I put quotes around the word because, at the time, I was about 13 or 14, and I remember discovering that tiny little pinkish bump on my nose. Of course, I freaked out, and immediately went out and bought Sea Breeze toner, an alcohol-laden toner that … Continue reading Tackle Hormonal Acne Without Drying Out Your Skin, Part 1