Lifestyle, Skincare

Exercise and Acne: What I Learned Working Out The Last 4 Years

Exercise and acne are often talked about simultaneously in skincare articles. If you suffer from severe acne, then you’ve probably heard at some point during your acne journey that exercising can help prevent acne. However, there’s something about a face covered in sweat that just doesn’t feel very cleansing. In fact, you may notice more… Continue reading Exercise and Acne: What I Learned Working Out The Last 4 Years

Skincare

Simple Skincare Routine for Acne in 4 Steps

Sometimes it seems like finding a simple skincare routine is an impossible fantasy. A quick Google search will tell you there are about 100 million things you can do to care for your skin each day, leaving many of us feeling like we have to have a long, drawn-out skincare routine to match. I’ve played… Continue reading Simple Skincare Routine for Acne in 4 Steps

Medications

The Online Dermatology List Every Acne Sufferer Needs

As if having acne wasn’t frustrating enough, the process for finding a dermatologist to treat it is a hellscape all its own. Many dermatologists get booked up months in advance, meaning if you’re going through some serious skin problems now, you won’t be able to see a dermatologist in person for at least 3-4 months… Continue reading The Online Dermatology List Every Acne Sufferer Needs

Acne Scars, Skincare

How to Stop Popping Pimples

I’m not sure if this is something that everyone with acne does, or if it’s just something that some of us obsess over, but I have always been a pimple popper. After having acne for more than a decade, it’s only recently that I’ve learned how to stop popping pimples. I still want to pop… Continue reading How to Stop Popping Pimples

Acne Scars, Skincare

Dermapen vs Laser Genesis for Acne Scars

I've always wondered how well professional acne scarring treatments work, and I recently had the lucky opportunity to try out two of the most popular acne scar treatments for free: the Dermapen or micro needling treatment and Laser Genesis. When it comes to Dermapen vs Laser Genesis treatments, there are definitely some key differences I learned… Continue reading Dermapen vs Laser Genesis for Acne Scars