You’ve almost certainly come across a face map before – you can find examples all over the internet. It’s usually a graphic of a woman’s face overlaid with shapes defining certain ‘zones’. Each zone is then supposedly linked to an organ of the body or certain bad habit or condition. For example, between the eyes … Read more Face Mapping is a Hoax (And You Shouldn’t Fall For It)
It’s the most popular and ubiquitous bar of soap in the world. Sorry, scratch that, the most popular and ubiquitous ‘beauty bar’ in the world. You’d be hard-pressed to find anyone on the globe who isn’t aware of Dove and, most especially, their Original Beauty Cream Bar/White Beauty Bar. The blue and gold packaging is … Read more Dove “Soap” Beauty Bar – A Good Face Wash for Acne?
I think that at one point we’ve all looked into the mirror and wondered: “Is my acne more than just bad luck?“ Maybe you suffered from acne as a teenager and want to know whether to expect the worst for your kids. Maybe you’re wondering why you got acne but your sister didn’t. Maybe you … Read more Can You Blame Your Acne on Bad Genes?
We obviously reach for active ingredients to treat skin issues because we want to get rid of a skin problem. When the issue is textural – like closed comedones beneath the skin that won’t come out – the idea is that your new routine or new product will take away the bumpiness. So when you … Read more Is it Purging or a Breakout?
Every teenager knows that acne is just part of the deal of growing up – same as broken hearts and shitty hairstyles. But that all goes away when you turn 20, right? And surely by your 30s and 40s, nobody could possibly suffer from acne anymore? The world couldn’t be that cruel? Enter: Fully-grown adults … Read more Why You’re Getting Acne in Your 30s and Beyond
Speak to almost anyone with problematic skin and the first thing you’ll hear about is the absolute sea of blackheads they have on their nose that they’ve had forever and can just never seem to get rid of. It’s practically an epidemic! But why does it seem like EVERYONE shares the struggle with these ‘blackheads’? … Read more Your Neverending Blackheads Could Be Sebaceous Filaments