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6 Acne-Friendly Dark Spot Serums

When I started using serums a couple of years ago I noticed a drastic change in the appearance of my dark spots caused by my cystic acne. They started to fade! While I never attempted to pop my cystic acne, when the flare-up would disappear it left my face…

My Favorite Acne-Friendly Products of 2017

2017 was a year where I feel like I started to get more in control of my adult cystic acne. I experienced less breakouts and I noticed a positive change in the appearance of my scars (for once!). 2017 may have been a sh*tty year in current events but…

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…

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…