Biotin and Acne

Biotin and Acne

As we all know, understanding the balance between environmental factors and what exactly triggers our acne feels a little bit like chasing rainbows!  Whenever it seems like we’re getting close to an answer, we get a massive breakout that undoes all of our “progress.”...
An Unspoken Nutrient…Zinc

An Unspoken Nutrient…Zinc

Zinc is a trace element that we need to survive.  Essentially Zinc is found throughout your body and has an important role in the immune system, metabolism, and wound healing.   It also plays a role in growth and development. It is even a component of many of our...
Acne Scars:  Can they be a thing of the past?

Acne Scars: Can they be a thing of the past?

One of the most difficult and discouraging aspects of having acne are the marks that are left behind after a breakout clears.  Just like any wound or injury, when a pimple does damage to the dermis, often a scar is left behind. The more inflamed the blemish is, the...
Foreign DNA in Your Body?

Foreign DNA in Your Body?

Microchimerism may sound like an unfamiliar term, but there’s a possibility that your body is more familiar with it than you know. So, what is Microchimerism anyway? Most commonly, it is the presence of male DNA in a woman’s body from a past pregnancy. The fetal DNA...
Check us out in Austin Woman’s Magazine

Check us out in Austin Woman’s Magazine

Check us out in the Austin Women to Watch Section of Austin Woman’s Magazine. August 31, 2018 Owner of Austin Skin Plus Photo by Courtney Runn As a teenager, Carly Sanchez had severe acne and her self-confidence suffered as a result. That experience propelled...
ACNE-FULL TO ACNE-FREE: MY ACNE-SAFE SKINCARE ROUTINE!

ACNE-FULL TO ACNE-FREE: MY ACNE-SAFE SKINCARE ROUTINE!

I can’t tell you how excited I am to be sharing this blog post. Just a couple years ago, I always dreamed of the day I could write a blog post about “getting rid of acne by some miracle product.” But the problem was, I hadn’t gotten rid of acne! My skin was all over...