Should You Pop Your Pimples?

Should You Pop Your Pimples?

One of our biggest acne tips that we are constantly sharing on our blog and with our clients is to not pick at your skin or pop your pimples. We get it, it’s not easy to walk around with a whitehead on your skin. Best practice for pimple popping is to see an...
Face Mapping: What Is Your Face Telling You?

Face Mapping: What Is Your Face Telling You?

If you have ever looked up what may be causing your acne breakouts, chances are good that you may have come across a face map before. Face mapping is a three thousand year old practice that stems from Chinese medicine ayurveda teachings that states that the face is a...
How To Improve Your Skin Using Vitamin C

How To Improve Your Skin Using Vitamin C

What Is Vitamin C? Chances are high, if you’ve spent lots of time searching the internet for what products are necessities for your skin care routine – You have come across vitamin C. You start by asking, what even is vitamin C? Vitamin C is a powerful...
Does Sugar Cause Acne?

Does Sugar Cause Acne?

Acne is a complex skin condition, with many contributing factors and irritants. What may be causing someone’s acne is different from person to person, and can be influenced by their genetics, lifestyle choices, and even diet. Certain foods that we eat on a day to day...
How To Properly Clean Your Makeup Brushes

How To Properly Clean Your Makeup Brushes

We use our makeup brushes everyday, sometimes even twice a day. More often than not, we can not say the same for how often we are cleaning them. Cleaning your makeup brushes can seem like a daunting task but much like removing your makeup, it must be done. If you are...
Is Alcohol Bad For Your Skin?

Is Alcohol Bad For Your Skin?

Last week on the blog we wrote all about how parabens and silicones affect your skin. To continue our ingredient series, we’re going to be chatting about whether or not alcohols are bad when used in skincare products. Most products that you encounter will have alcohol...
The Importance of Keeping Your Acne-Prone Skin Hydrated.

The Importance of Keeping Your Acne-Prone Skin Hydrated.

We know that you’ve seen the acne treatment that sweeped everyone’s bathroom shelf in the past decade, the little pink bottle of ointment that reads ‘Drying Lotion’. Along with this bottle of treatment, came the craze of just needing to ‘dry out’ your pimples, and...
How To Fade Acne Marks

How To Fade Acne Marks

In our skin clinic, once we get someone’s acne cleared we are often asked how to clear away any acne marks that have been  left behind to remind us of what once was. Acne marks, otherwise known as post inflammatory erythema (PIE) are red or dark marks that occur...
The Benefits of LED Light Therapy for the Skin

The Benefits of LED Light Therapy for the Skin

If you’ve been on Instagram lately, you’ve probably seen the common lifestyle blogger wearing something that resembles a welding mask with lights around it, à la barbie meets tron. You’ve probably been both intrigued, and confused by this beauty trend, are we going to...