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...
Rosacea is Not a Blushing Matter!

Rosacea is Not a Blushing Matter!

We have all heard of rosacea before, but what do we really know about it? Well, as it turns out, not much (and when I say “we” I mean scientists and doctors). This chronic skin condition is characterized by redness, visible blood vessels, and small pimples in the...
The Facts About Niacinamide

The Facts About Niacinamide

Niacinamide…despite its complicated name….is an amazing skincare ingredient that is most likely missing from your routine. Niacinamide, or more commonly known as vitamin B3, is a water-soluble nutrient that when applied directly to the skin, can prevent environmental...
Could Milk Be Making Your Skin Worse?

Could Milk Be Making Your Skin Worse?

If you suffer from acne, while a targeted skincare routine may be able to significantly reduce breakouts, it is always a good idea to analyze your diet. Every skin type is different and reacts differently to environmental factors.  However, for many acne sufferers...