Avoid parabens, phthalates, essential oils and sulfates in skincare products for tweens and teens. Use gentle formulations with active ingredients instead.
Common anti-acne skin care ingredients to avoid when pregnant. Alternative ingredients that are safe to use during pregnancy and proven to reduce acne.
After visiting so many doctors, trying different treatments and products, I have came up with an affordable solution for my acne woes. You can solve your acne too.
For acne, acne-prone, oily, sensitive skin, consider ditching your toner and double cleanse. From my experience, after practising double cleansing in the evening, i have lesser clogs and clearer skin. Here’s why I believe double cleansing is more beneficial than using toner.
I would not go for agnes treatment as it is an extreme treatment that destroys the sebaceous glands. My worry is that it will lead to dry skin permanently. Besides, the clinical evidence shows a 16.7% relapse of acne after one year of the final Agnes Treatment.
After having durian, I woke up the next day to see a huge cystic acne developing. In the blog, see the pictorial progression of my cystic acne clearing up and how I cleared this huge cystic acne with Skinlycious products.
Bioderma Micellar Water caused my skin to oil up and breakout. Erabelle’s Cleansing Water didn’t. From prior experience formulating cleanser, I know that using the wrong cleanser can cause oily skin & acne. I spent 9 months, involving friends and customers, testing different versions and launched Skinlycious Cleansing Water.
I tried drinking 2 cups of green tea a day, as well as using a green tea soaked cloth to apply on my acne face during my teenage years. My acne worsened. I don’t think green tea caused it to worsen but rather it did not help in improving my acne condition, thus as my acne progressed, it got worse.
Unfortunately, there’s no true cure for acne, especially women. For many of us who are acne prone, being acne free most of the time is good enough. There are ways to maintain acne-free skin, looking at our diet, lifestyle and skin care products we use. I did it, many of Skinlycious Family did it, so can you!
We list down 9 common beauty myths. How different is men’s and women’s skin care products? Does more expensive products equals better products? Are eye creams and toners necessary? Read more.
Tried another brand of konjac sponge and it still made my skin oily. Physical exfoliants like scrubs with little granules are bad for skin. I still have my worries on those mechanical brushes, such as Clarisonic, as there’s no long term studies. Instead of using physical exfoliants like sponges, I use chemical exfoliants instead.
Body acne is caused by the same factors that trigger facial acne, that is, overactive oil glands, excess dead skin cells, and a proliferation of acne-causing bacteria. I will share some personal experience of the times I had back acne and how I managed to get rid of them.