Acne

  • Three Easy Ways To Pack More Punch Into Your Skincare Routine

    Monday, May 11, 2015 - 8:37pm

    None of us has a ton of time these days. That’s why it’s important to pack as much punch into your skincare routine as possible.

    But what if you want MORE results from your skincare without adding extra time? Great! We’ve got some “at home” solutions that will knock your socks off! These are chemical exfoliants that contain enzymes to work a little more deeply.

    Let’s take a look:

  • How to get rid of sebaceous hyperplasia?

    Sunday, March 17, 2019 - 7:42pm

    Sebaceous hyperplasia is a common, benign condition of sebaceous glands in adults of middle age or older. It’s a harmless skin disorder of the sebaceous (oil) glands, where the sebaceous gland becomes enlarged. These harmless bumps often appear soft, yellowish in colour with a cauliflower-like or donut-shaped appearance ranging in size from 2 to 3mm. They usually appear on the forehead and cheeks in fair-skinned people who have dealt with oily or combination skin over the years.

  • Antibiotics for Acne? Why Not?

    Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 5:07am
  • What is Skin Microbiome?

    Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 6:52am

    Like the gut, the skin has its own microbiome universe, a complex ecosystem of fungi, bacteria and archaea that serves as the foundation for healthy skin. Our skin's structure and function is absolutely essential to our general health. The skin microbiome, found at the surface of the skin, is your skin's first line of defense. The three elements of a healthy skin barrier are the skin microbiome, the acid mantle and the lipid barrier, which work in harmony to protect against irritants, environmental damage and infection.

  • 3X Brighter Than The Sun And It Won’t Burn Your Skin!

    Friday, January 12, 2018 - 7:19am

    Pretty amazing, huh?

    LED light technology, the highly acclaimed and widely documented therapy, is actually 3X brighter than the sun when it’s applied to your skin. So why doesn’t it burn?

     

    Because it uses low-level pulses of red and/or infrared lights to

    activate skin cells, which is actually healing to your body!

     

  • Do pores open and close?

    Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 8:34pm

    Your pore size is determined by your genetics. Fair skinned people tend to have less visible pores, while those with darker and/or oilier skin may have more prominent ones.  Pores are nothing more than tiny openings in your skin that are connected to a hair follicle and an oil gland.

  • Why am I successful at resolving Acne?

    Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 6:53pm

    Why am I successful at resolving Acne?

    Acne is not a bacterial problem. Acne is an inherited tendency of too many dead skin cells within the pores. Antibiotics do NOTHING to address this underlying cause. According to Dr. James Fulton, co-developer of Retin A, even if you had an antibiotic that killed 100% of the bacteria, you would still have a recurring acne problem.

  • June is Acne Awareness Month

    Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 12:20pm

    First, let’s bury the myths of what acne is not:

    • It is not due to dirty skin.
    • It is not due to eating chocolate.
    • It is not due to sexual frustrations.
    • It is not just a teenage problem.

     

  • 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.

  • A Survival Guide For Pregnancy and Postpartum Acne on MotherMag

    Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 6:15pm

    I'm sharing this article for my Pregnant Clients. This is a colleague of mine Kimmy Williams who is also an Acne Specialist.

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