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Using Snail Cream to Control Cystic Acne + Reduce Scars

I know it sounds gross but it’s done wonders for my skin. This past year I looked into the potential benefits of snail cream in treating acne scars, reducing inflammation and boosting overall appearance. The use of snail secretion is common in Korean beauty products. I kept an…

5 Dairy-Free Holiday Desserts

Are you gaining mileage on your oven this month? With so many holiday parties and potlucks, baking a nice treat is a great way to contribute in the merriment. Not to mention it makes your house smell amazing! Since I avoid dairy, it can be difficult to find dairy-free…

Review: Redness Reducing Drugstore Face Masks

I am a sucker for at-home face masks. While some people collect jeans, shoes or lipgloss, I am constantly on the hunt for face masks to try, whether it’s of drugstore variety or higher end. One of my “frequent flier” masks is from Shea Moisture…

Acne-Friendly Products to Give You a Holiday Glow

This holiday season I am determined to score that holiday glow. In previous years, I used make-up to disguise inflammation and breakouts but if I prep my skin early enough, my complexion will brighten and I’ll keep my breakouts and inflammation under control. And scars? I haven…

Acne Fighting Foods + Recipes

Part of taking care of your skin and wellbeing is making sure you’re eating the right foods. It look me a while to understand this. I practically lived on dairy products…cottage cheese with fruit, Greek yogurt, cheese on sandwiches, half and half in my coffee, the…