Acne Treatment

How to Conceal Acne the Right Way

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How to Conceal Acne the Right Way

I hate acne. It’s incredible that something as small as a zit can kill your morning buzz. What always irked me the most about a breakout was how hard concealing it was. Half the time I tried to hide a zit I just made it stand out more and the other half I gave up.

If that wasn’t bad enough, I can’t tell you how many time I saw chicks trying (and failing….HARD) to cover their acne by using the complete wrong concealer and caking it over their face, but leaving their neck bare. Umm, obvious much?

The good news is, after years of failing myself I finally discovered a fool proof way for how to conceal acne the right way. Interested to learn more? Keep reading then! [Keep Reading]

The Best DIY Activated Charcoal Facial Cleanser

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The Best DIY Activated Charcoal Facial Cleanser

As many of our long term followers know, I am IN LOVE with witch hazel and tea tree oil. I find any and every excuse to use it because it leaves my skin feeling clean, clear and gorgeous…not to mention blemish and bump free.

I use it in my facial spray, face masks, to reduce razor burn and so many other skincare related things. I truly did not think the combination could get better until I discovered active charcoal. [Keep Reading]

Minimize Acne Scars with MSM

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Minimize Acne Scars with MSM

It feels like it’s been ages since I talked about acne with you, so I decided it was time the topic made a reappearance. This may also have something to do with the fact that I woke up with 2 big spots on my face, located in the most obscure area of my cheek.

As I was inspecting these bad boys in the mirror, I couldn’t help but notice a few acne scars. While I’ve been pretty damn lucky to never have serious acne, I’ve definitely had my fair share. Being a picker (is this getting TMI?…Sorrrrrrry!) I never let them be, so needless to say I have a few scars.

To make a rather long and boring story short, I decided it was high time I even those suckers out. I’m pretty good about my skincare routine. I exfoliate regularly and do routine at home microdermabrasion treatments, but these weren’t exactly doing the trick. Being the ever clever DIY diva, I took to the interwebs to conduct some research. [Keep Reading]

3 Tips for Treating Hormonal Acne

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Treating Hormonal AcneUgh, Acne.

Acne is one of the most frustrating skin issues we have to deal with. Now, we all know that certain behavior and habits can cause acne to be worse, but today we’re talking about a cause we truly have no control over; hormones.

That’s right, during puberty, pregnancy or even when we are highly stressed out, our hormones can wreak absolute havoc on our skin. So how can we make the most of a bad situation? [Keep Reading]

A DIY Acne Treatment You’ll Think Is Crazy!

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DIY Acne TreatmentWhen it comes to acne, it seems there are a million and one ways to treat it.

You can treat it by eating certain foods or cutting some out all together, using acne face masks, spot treatments or balancing your hormone and stress levels.

Now, I’ve tried many a DIY acne treatment in my day,  but none that seemed as crazy as this concept. What is it I’m talking about?

What if I told you to do nothing to your face.

When I say do nothing, I mean, don’t even wash your face. In fact, rarely let water grace your face at all. [Keep Reading]

DIY Treatments for Cystic Acne

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treatment for cystic acneWe love hearing back from our readers and answering any questions you may have. After all, that’s what we’re here for.

We want to inform you about anything and everything. That being said, we’ve been getting asked a lot of questions about cystic acne lately.

You asked, so I’m answering with a few fab DIY treatments for cystic acne. [Keep Reading]

The 4 Best Products for Head to Toe Acne Care

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Head to Toe Acne CareFacial acne, body acne, scars and more. It seems like every part of your body can become affected by acne.

You know what though? I’m not putting up with it any longer. No siree, Bob!

I’m going take charge, unleash my ance know-how and warrior my way to clear skin. Good news, you’re coming on this little acne-fighting battle with me!

If you’ve suffered from acne then I have a fix for whatever the issue is. Blackheads, body, scarring, what have you. Prepare yourself for this tsunami of awesome. [Keep Reading]

What Your Acne Says About Your Health

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What Acne Says About Your Health*This is a guest post from Jessica*

Acne sucks. There, I said it. You know it, I know it, heck even the acne knows it!

Yet it’s a skin condition that continues to blight us, even when we leave behind our teenage selves and think we just might be getting closer to being an adult.

Wait, maybe I’m being too harsh, could acne be telling us something about our health that we shouldn’t ignore?

Yes, your facial acne could actually be telling you something about the general health of your body. [Keep Reading]

Common Foods That Cause Acne Flare Ups

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The Foods That Cause Acne*This is a guest post from Lana*

Remember the situation when you just woke up one morning and couldn’t figure out why your face had become your worst enemy overnight, bursting with pimples and acne?

Yes, I’m sure we’ve all been there. And then we rush to the nearby store, spend money on skin cleansers, masks and what not, but still, little or nothing changes—our skin is still full of red spots.

Well, perhaps many of us have been barking up the wrong tree.

Now, certainly there are things we cannot change, such as genetics, but there are some everyday habits that can easily be avoided. Like food. Or more specifically, foods that cause acne.

But before we get into that, let’s stop for a moment and consider some facts about acne[Keep Reading]

4 Acne Scars Home Remedies (who knew a scar fix was right in your kitchen?)

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4 Acne Scars Home Remedies*This is a guest post from Jill*

I had terrible acne for almost 15 years. Then one summer, I cleared it for good. And it was ‘effing awesome!

One problem though: The scars.

Really!? Really??!! I suffered with acne for fifteen years only to clear it and be stuck with these terrible marks on my face? I was so upset.

That being said—part of my journey to clear my acne involved using food to clear my skin. I drank a ton of green juices, added in five thousand veggies a day (not really, but kinda), stopped eating gluten, dairy, meats (plus a few other things) and my skin freaking bloomed.

So naturally, when I was looking for acne scars home remedies, I looked to food first. [Keep Reading]

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