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No need to use harsh scrubs!
Pimples can pop up anywhere on the body, from the chest, shoulders, to the back. The latter is particularly challenging to treat because it can be hard to reach and see acne on this part of the body. There are many ways you
Any skincare lover has probably heard about salicylic acid. As the most common form of beta-hydroxy acid (or BHA), tons of anti-acne skincare lines incorporate this ingredient into their formulas. But because it's an "acid," it can be a bit scary to
Find out the best one to use for your skin type.
Acids have been all abuzz in the skincare world for a while now—and for good reason. Used correctly, these exfoliating powerhouses boast a host of skincare benefits for all skin types. Whether you have dry, dehydrated, oily, or mature skin, there’s an
Your skin will look good and feel better at the same time.
If you have acne-prone skin, you probably have a love-hate relationship with makeup. You're always torn between letting your skin breathe or concealing your blemishes, and it isn't the easiest choice to make. But did you know that you can wear makeup
Ever noticed the tiny dark bumps on your arms and legs?
For some of us, no matter how much you scrub with physical exfoliation products, our skin can still feel rough and bumpy after a hearty wash. If these bumps resemble goosebumps, but are in strained red or brown spots, chances are you
Real pore minimizing hacks, right this way!
Not to break your heart this early on, but the truth is that we can't actually make our pores smaller. As much of a bummer that is, however, your pursuit for smoother skin isn't entirely hopeless. That's because even if you can't shrink
Plus, products available in the market that contain them.
Acne has long been a skin problem commonly experienced by teenagers and even adults. To keep it simple, acne is what happens when oil or dead skin cells become clogged in our pores. It's perfectly normal and nothing to be ashamed of,
Mix your actives like a pro!
It has probably been almost a year since your last visit to the dermatologist, so you may or may not have taken it upon yourself to experiment with different products to solve your skin woes. But before you get too excited, here's
It's one of the secrets to clear skin and smaller-looking pores.
If you struggle with acne, exfoliating regularly is no longer an optional thing (check out your beginner's guide here). You should get those dead skin cells off your face at least once a week, because if not, those breakouts will never leave
You don't need to settle for greasy skin forever.
Managing your oily skin is totally possible and don't let your pores tell you otherwise! The first step, of course, is to find the right combination of skincare products for your skin type, and you'll eventually see the results. If you need some
Fight breakouts in a few washes!
Salicylic acid isn't only for those with acne-prone skin. Everyone who needs some deep cleaning can benefit from it, too, because this beta-hydroxy acid penetrates deep within your pores to dissolve all the sebum and dead skin that's in its way. In
Don't hate; exfoliate.
Salicylic acid is one of the most popular anti-acne ingredients for a reason. This beta-hydroxy acid works hard, and by that we mean it works deep within the skin to lift away dirt, sebum, and dead skin to prevent them from becoming
Welcome to Acids 101.
Chemical exfoliation often intimidates skincare newbies, partly because it involves using "acid" on your face. But FYI, these are good acids—not the kind that'll burn your skin off (unless you use something too strong and not recommended by your derm). In fact,
Here's everything you need to know.
We’ll be honest—you can’t really shrink your pores. That’s a myth. Pore size is genetic, because you can either have tiny, invisible ones or the exact opposite. So yes, until someone invents a pore-shrinking machine, your pores are going to stay the