Hormones are fun. As a teenager they make your skin go crazy, but the end of puberty doesn’t mean that you’re done with pimples. Oh no! Some of us lucky ones also get to deal with pregnancy related acne. Cystic pimples that love to pop up (literally) due to pregnancy hormones. These blemishes can be brutal, but unfortunately due to so many skin care ingredients being off limits during pregnancy. What to do with Pimples…

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Sponsored Post Product Sent for Review Who wants blemishes? And especially, who wants them as an adult? Not me. Due to my rosacea, I’m a bit more acne prone than other adults. Throw in the hormone blemishes that I get as well, and you’ll understand why I like to keep good acne treatments around to use when I need them! When treating my blemishes, I’ve found that I need to be gentle and I need…

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June is Acne Awareness Month, which means it is a great time to review some of my favorite adult acne treatment tips. You can learn more about blemishes in my Skin 101: Acne, How it Starts, How to Treat It post, where I go over how those pimples form and how different active ingredients interrupt that process to help your skin clear up! As a teenager, I could treat my acne with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic…

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In writing a post recently, I realized that I didn’t have a good post that explained the basics of pimples, how they start and how the typical over the counter ingredients work to treat it. There’s a reason you see the same active ingredients over and over in over the counter treatment products. There are many ways to target acne, but only a few key ingredients to do that. First, a brief look at how…

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Sometimes, it can be very frustrating to be in your late 20’s or early 30’s. You want to start fighting aging, but you still have some issues with blemishes (especially at that time of the month) and it can be very hard to chose products that will fight both. Murad is taking the guess work out of it with their Acne & Aging line. They recently sent me a starter kit, and while I can’t…

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