Skincare 101

A Love Letter to All Your Beautiful Faces

These days, it’s all about the “no makeup makeup” trend and having to look flawlessly dewy or glassy without a spot, wrinkle, or scar in sight. There is tremendous pressure to look effortlessly perfect and it leaves us crippled with self-doubt - so we wanted to send a friendly reminder that YOU ARE NOT YOUR IMPERFECTIONS.

It's easy to be fixated on the pimple that has been steadily getting larger on your forehead the past few days, but chances are, others don't notice because they're wrapped up in insecurities of their own. There's no need to be ashamed of anything that happens on your face, it's completely normal and a natural part of life. 

We're not here to tell you to change your lifestyle in anyway, but to always do what feels most comfortable to you. If you want to put on makeup, then do it! If you want to go bare-faced (*with SPF of course) and show off your battle scars, why not?! Treat your skin like a friend and it will love you back.

There is also so much more to you than all of your skin concerns! Do not let unrealistic ideals define your self worth. When you are in the right mindset of being kind to yourself, your skin health will come naturally over time. Sometimes the best way to deal with skin issues is to not dwell on it obsessively, because that can only lead to more stress and inevitable picking/scratching. Focus on other things that make you happy and round you out as a person. When you feel good about yourself, the glow will start to come from the inside!

In this coming month, we will be bringing you a series of blog posts on the topic of acne. We want to shed light on the different types of acne, how they happen, and what you can do to help. Hopefully, by learning more about how your skin works, you’ll be able to become friends with your skin, and treat it with the love and respect it deserves.

Skincare 101

All the skincare basics covering routines, skin concerns, ingredients, and more.

Skin Barrier 101

Skin Barrier 101

Your Uncomplicated Guide to Skincare

Your Uncomplicated Guide to Skincare

All About Antioxidants

All About Antioxidants

Supplementary Skincare for Your Skin Concern

Supplementary Skincare for Your Skin Concern

How to Choose a Cleanser

How to Choose a Cleanser

Ingredient Series: Oats

Ingredient Series: Oats

How to Choose a Moisturizer

How to Choose a Moisturizer

10 Skincare Myths Debunked

10 Skincare Myths Debunked

Five Rules to Control Your Oily Skin

Five Rules to Control Your Oily Skin

10 Skincare Mistakes That Make Your Acne Worse & Sensitize Your Skin

10 Skincare Mistakes That Make Your Acne Worse & Sensitize Your Skin

What's The Difference: Whiteheads, Milia, Fungal Acne?

What's The Difference: Whiteheads, Milia, Fungal Acne?

Acne Skincare Ingredients 101: All you need to know about best acne-fighting ingredients

Acne Skincare Ingredients 101: All you need to know about best acne-fighting ingredients

Does My Skin Get Used to Products?

Does My Skin Get Used to Products?

Should I Refrigerate My Skincare?

Should I Refrigerate My Skincare?

Ingredient Series: Rosehip Oil

Ingredient Series: Rosehip Oil

The REAL Talk On Silicones

The REAL Talk On Silicones

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Ingredient Series: Tamanu Oil

Ingredient Series: Ceramides

Ingredient Series: Ceramides

Ingredient Series: Get to Know Niacinamide

Ingredient Series: Get to Know Niacinamide

Ingredient Series: Natural Moisturizing Factors

Ingredient Series: Natural Moisturizing Factors

Ingredient Series: Retinoids to the Rescue

Ingredient Series: Retinoids to the Rescue

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New Year, New Me: Pre and Post Gym Skincare

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Ingredient Series: Skin Brightening Ingredients to Target Hyperpigmentation & Sun Spots

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Ingredient Series: Vitamin C

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Ingredient Series: The Chemical Exfoliators, AHA and BHA

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Ingredient Series: Hello Humectants!

Ingredient Series: Oils, why do we need them?

Ingredient Series: Oils, why do we need them?

Winter Series: What is Eczema?

Winter Series: What is Eczema?

Winter Series: Guide to Choosing Winter Skincare

Winter Series: Guide to Choosing Winter Skincare

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Change in Weather = Change in Skincare

Acne Series: PIH, PIE, and Acne Scars

Acne Series: PIH, PIE, and Acne Scars

Acne series: Skincare Routine for Acne-prone Skin, THE REAL GUIDE.

Acne series: Skincare Routine for Acne-prone Skin, THE REAL GUIDE.

Acne Series: Fungal Acne

Acne Series: Fungal Acne

Acne Series: Causes and Solutions

Acne Series: Causes and Solutions

Acne Series: Demystifying Acne

Acne Series: Demystifying Acne

A Love Letter to All Your Beautiful Faces

A Love Letter to All Your Beautiful Faces

Height of Summer: Post-Sun, Beach, & Travel Care

Height of Summer: Post-Sun, Beach, & Travel Care

Height of Summer: TEWL

Height of Summer: TEWL

How to Manage Summer Breakouts

How to Manage Summer Breakouts

Skin Myths: Fact or Fiction?

Skin Myths: Fact or Fiction?

The Relationship Guide: Skin + Body

The Relationship Guide: Skin + Body

Let's Ditch "Skin Types"

Let's Ditch "Skin Types"

A Food Guide to Healthy Skin

A Food Guide to Healthy Skin

Out of office: In-Flight Skincare Tips

Out of office: In-Flight Skincare Tips

Why Your Acne Products Aren't Working

Why Your Acne Products Aren't Working

Essential Oils in Skincare : Are they sensitizing your skin?

Essential Oils in Skincare : Are they sensitizing your skin?

The Cheapest & Most Effective Skincare: How to Repair Your Skin Barrier

The Cheapest & Most Effective Skincare: How to Repair Your Skin Barrier