Acne, part 4: Acne and diet

  Acne and your diet.... Now I know that we all don't want to hear this, but the foods you eat do effect your acne, womp womp 😦 The biggest culprit in this area is unfortunately dairy (womp womp again!) because even if you get THE best dairy products that are organic, hormone free, grass…

Acne, Part 3… The Facts

There are several different types of acne.  From infection based, to clogged pores, to sebaceous filament, to acne rosacea. Acne is graded on a scale from 1-4 medically speaking, stage 4 being the worst. Acne is an inflammatory issue, at its most basic, so is rosacea. Inflammation + infection= acne. *Disclaimer*: I will not be…

Acne, Part 2: Acne and makeup

Makeup can effect acne more than we realize... I always tell my clients to think about their makeup, especially their foundation, as a continuation of their skincare. People with acne get in a viscous cycle: they get some pimples, so they find a makeup that will cover it up, this causes more breakouts, so then…

Acne, Part 1: My Story

This will be the beginning of my series on acne. I will try and cover all of the different aspects of this annoying and complicated disease. I will be adding to it from time to time. I hope you enjoy... Acne sucks, lets just get that out of the way. I've been struggling with acne…