Pimples – Pick or Not

The first step in treating pimples is To stop touching, picking, scratching & popping pimples! Easier said than done (been there) Here’s how picking is sabotaging your skin health: Picking a pimple creates a wound. That’s not very scary you might say. It’ll...

Ingredients myth-busting & nuances

Water is not a “cheap filler”. It has a crucial role- it’s a major SOLVENT. Some of the ingredients used in a formula can be water-soluble (vit C or niacinamide), or oil-soluble. Water helps dissolve water-soluble ingredients since many of them come in a form of...

How to pick a cleanser for sensitive, acne-prone skin

*but We would say FOR ANY skin* Get a water-based cleanser: Oil/balmy cleansers may clog your skin over time. They often still require a second cleanse with a water-based cleanser to remove the oil residue so, why don’t you use that one in the first place? No, you...

Keratosis Pilaris

 Keratosis Pilaris is a chronic skin disorder which shows as a group of small rough bumps (skin-colored, red/brown when inflamed) usually at the outer parts of the arms/thighs. The main goal in treating KP is to reduce the dead skin cells buildup in the hair...

Pigmentation

Hyperpigmentation is a term that is used to describe a patch of skin that appears darker in color compared to surrounding areas. While in general, they are not harmful, it may not be cosmetically desirable Nerdy science content alert: Melanocytes are melanin-producing...