acne

How I Stopped Using Foundation

How I Stopped Using Foundation

In my teenage years, I caked liquid foundation all over my face. The irony of that was I had perfect skin, there was nothing to cover up. All those clogged pores converted to zits and then I was trapped, I needed the foundation to cover the acne. I converted to expensive face washes and mineral […]

REVIEW: Tea Tree Face Mask

REVIEW: Tea Tree Face Mask

This face mask is part of a larger product line at the Body Shop featuring tea tree oil (melaleuca) which is a powerful anti-fungal that dries up acne almost immediately when it is used on skin without leaving harsh burn marks or irritation in its wake like prescription acne medications can. Oh yeah, and it’s […]

REVIEW: Sibu Beauty Sea Buckthorn Exfoliating Scrub

REVIEW: Sibu Beauty Sea Buckthorn Exfoliating Scrub

This is a great all-natural scrub that works for all skin types to remove the oils and dirt that clog up your pores, especially if you have rough or acne-prone skin. Sea Buckthorn (Hippophae) is, despite its name, a wild plant that grows on land throughout Europe and Northern Asia that is high in vitamin C […]

REVIEW: Freeman’s Mega 8 Complex Superfruits Detoxifying Clay Facial Mask

REVIEW: Freeman’s Mega 8 Complex Superfruits Detoxifying Clay Facial Mask

After a good cleansing with Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Wash combined with JASON Apricot Scrubble, I use Freeman’s Mega 8 Complex Superfruits Detoxifying Clay Facial Mask. The formula combines eight super fruits: goji, acai, pomegranate, mango, mangosteen, cranberry, noni and blueberry to help purify, detoxify and soothe stressed skin. The mask is cool, even and light […]

Rosemary Can Help You Keep Stress In Check

Rosemary Can Help You Keep Stress In Check

Rosemary is an herb-plant native to the Mediterranean that seemingly grows everywhere– from your front yard to your freeway off ramp. It is a delicious flavoring for all sorts of dishes, but did you know it can provide a variety of medicinal effects as well? Rosemary is known to increase blood flow to the brain, improving memory. […]

How To Get Rid Of Back And Chest Acne

How To Get Rid Of Back And Chest Acne

It’s almost summer and you want to wear clothes that let your skin breathe, but if you have acne on your back and chest area aka “bacne” it is often too embarrassing to expose those parts of your skin. Acne does not go away once you hit your twenties, it can continue on well into late adulthood, […]

Mallory Jane’s Five Beauty Essentials

Mallory Jane’s Five Beauty Essentials

I’d love to be able to say I’m one of those natural beauties that feel gorgeous and 100% in nothing but a little lip gloss and mascara. That I don’t spend literally an hour and a half dominating the bathroom mirror every morning (I think my roommate would like it if I could say this […]

Five Beauty Essentials

Five Beauty Essentials

As a teenager, I mistakenly thought makeup was about caking on thick liquid foundations and whole sticks of eyeliner on each eyelid. The cheaper the makeup the more you could buy! I was a Wet N’ Wild whore. What I didn’t know then is cheap makeup destroys your skin and creates a cycle where you […]

Jessica DeMoura’s Five Beauty Essentials

Jessica DeMoura’s Five Beauty Essentials

I never in a million years thought I would have to deal with ugly pimples on my face after high school, certainly not at the age of 30. I find that most acne treatments are made for greasy-skinned teenagers and that clearly wasn’t my problem. After much research and trying product after product I finally […]