Blackheads

Blackheads 101

What is a blackhead? Dead skin cells and sebum/oils can collect in hair follicles. The congestion results in small bumps. Once the compaction is exposed to the air, it will turn black. This is a blackhead. The reason these congested bumps are called blackheads is because the surface of them usually looks dark or black.…

acne-management

3 Simple Skin Tips for Acne

Acne is a common skin condition seen in both teenagers and adults. It often begins with hormone changes. For some, it is short-lived. However, for others it can persist through adulthood and cause a lot of distress. Thankfully, there are much better acne treatments available in recent years. What causes acne? Medications, stress, anxiety, diet,…