acne skin

  • Why an Advanced Skin Health Analysis so important?

    Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 8:20pm

    What we see on our skin surface is a reflection of our overall skin health and this is a reflection of what lies below.

  • November is National Healthy Skin Month

    Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 10:10pm

    November is officially designated as National Healthy Skin Month in the US. All month long, people are encouraged to learn about the functions of skin and how to keep it healthy. The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) first implemented November as healthy skin month in order to raise awareness about the importance of keeping skin fresh, hydrated and healthy all year round.

  • Does Dimethicone clog pores and suffocate the skin?

    Friday, December 29, 2017 - 7:38am

    Dimethicone is a non-greasy occlusive silicone based polymer that is a man-made synthetic molecule made up of repeating units called monomers. It also has been shown time and time again to be non-comedogenic, yet it provides a significant amount of emollience and coverage to the skin, without adding any heaviness. 

  • Acne Cosmetica

    Monday, June 12, 2017 - 3:01pm

    Perhaps you have an acne problem or maybe you just break out from time to time. Regardless, if you want to get rid of acne, you need to be careful of makeup that can cause acne cosmetica and worsen existing acne. When you go to the cosmetics counter seeking to buy makeup, moisturizer, or anything to put on your face, look at the label. If the words “hypoallergenic” or “non-comedogenic” make you feel confident that the product is good and safe for your skin, then you may very well have been duped.

  • What is Retention Hyperkeratosis?

    Monday, May 15, 2017 - 6:20am

    Retention Hyperkeratosis is at the very core of acne and in order to affect the acne condition this process must be interrupted.

  • Are You Sure You Have Oily Skin?

    Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 6:41am

    It’s not uncommon for women to tell me during their Advanced Skin Analysis they have oily skin, when in fact, they actually have combination skin.

     

    What’s the difference?

    Oily skin is oily all over—not just the t-zone. Combination skin types experience two skin conditions on their face, oily and normal or dry. It’s tricky and difficult.

     

  • NEW Labels - Acne Management

    Monday, August 8, 2016 - 6:51am

    EXPERIENCE A COMPLETE COLLECTION OF MBK'S CLINICAL SKIN SOLUTION PRODUCTS GEARED SPECIFICALLY TO YOUR SKIN CONCERNS.

     

    When treating acne skin, it a good idea to try and understand the many causes of acne, the effects of day to day items and food have on your skin and how different acne treatments work. Unfortunately, this is a far ranging topic with very few clear answers.

  • Are You Sure You Have Oily/Combination Skin?

    Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 6:53am

    Are You Sure You Have Oily Skin?

     

    It’s not uncommon for women to tell me they have oily skin, when in fact, they actually have combination skin.

    What’s the difference? Oily skin is oily all over—not just the t-zone. Combination skin types experience two skin conditions on their face, oily and normal or dry. It’s tricky and difficult.

    While you may have to use lighter products in your t-zone and heavier products on your cheeks, exfoliation remains simple!

  • How Sound Waves Exfoliate Your Skin?

    Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 6:31am

    Doesn’t seem possible, does it? But it’s true.

    Ultrasonic exfoliation (holistic microdermabrasion) uses both liquid and sound waves to leave your skin, smooth, fresh, and perfectly prepared for product application.The Ultrasonic Facial treatment is a gentle, non-invasive treatment that is safe and suitable for all skin types, from Acne to Rosacea and Mature skin. 

  • Ask the Experts - October 2015 Edition

    Saturday, October 31, 2015 - 3:49pm

    Breaking out? Check your cosmetics for this major pore-clogging ingredient.

     

    Isopropyl Myristate is an ester of isopropyl alcohol and myristic acid. Why do cosmetics companies use Isopropyl Myristate? It's a super emollient ingredient with a light, non-greasy feel. It adds an amazing 'slip' to products and is readily absorbed by the skin.

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