Sebaceous Filaments vs. Blackheads

Sebaceous Filaments vs. Blackheads

One of the more common requests from clients is to get their “blackheads out.” They really are talking about sebaceous filaments. While the two look a bit alike, the truth is they couldn’t be more different.  While blackheads are non-inflamed acne lesions mostly...
5 Tips on Keeping Your Skin Healthy for the Active Person

5 Tips on Keeping Your Skin Healthy for the Active Person

It can be hard to know what to do to keep healthy, radiant skin when you live an active lifestyle. At Austin Skin Plus we get many questions like, “When should I do my morning skincare routine – before or after I workout?” “What if I’m not working out until...
3 Reasons to Avoid Dairy

3 Reasons to Avoid Dairy

Why does my Skin Coach keep telling me to avoid dairy? Studies show dairy is one of the main food groups to avoid if you have acne. You may be thinking dairy is a large food group to avoid! There are so many delicious foods that have dairy – ice cream, pizza,...
Sweat! Tips & Tricks for Summer

Sweat! Tips & Tricks for Summer

What to do with all that summer sweat With summer approaching we can expect Austin to be hot and sweltering. I mean you break a sweat just walking to the car! While sweating doesn’t feel glamorous, it’s great for naturally detoxing your body, opening your pores, and...
The Best Skin Consultation You’ll Ever Have

The Best Skin Consultation You’ll Ever Have

At Austin Skin we are dedicated to treating your acne in the healthiest, most practical, and effective way. In order to do that, we must get a comprehensive understanding of you and your skin so that we can create a tailored treatment program for you. So, we hit the...
Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) & Your Skin

Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) & Your Skin

I have noticed a growing number of skincare and hair products displaying the message “sulfate free”.  Have you? Have you ever wondered why that is? First, what is a sulfate? Sulfates act as emulsifiers, foaming agents, and detergents in many household cleaning...