Let’s set the record straight on this topic! http://www.futurederm.com/2012/07/27/are-eye-creams-necessary/ What do you think about this?
Introduction: Elessa has combination oily skin that’s also prone to the occasional breakout, which typically manifests as a papule or cyst (in her words) on the chin or forehead areas. Other than that, she’s concerned with dealing with blocked pores (blackheads and whiteheads), which are types of non-inflammatory acne. From previous experiences, it is known that her skin responds poorly to benzoyl peroxide. … Continue reading
Introduction: Catherine has quite problematic skin that is characterized by multiple inflammatory acne lesions and an overall oily surface. While the acne is mostly limited to the jaw, cheek, and chin areas, the lesions leave behind severe post-inflammatory hyperpigmented scarring that persists for months. Because of this, she’s had several visits with a dermatologist, whose solutions have either been … Continue reading
Current Routine: Morning: Part 1: For a more detailed explanation, click HERE. Cleanser: (Paula’s Choice Skin Balancing Oil-Reducing Cleanser) Toner: (Paula’s Choice Skin Balancing Pore-Reducing Toner) Treatment: (Paula’s Choice CLEAR Extra Strength Anti-Redness Exfoliating Solution) Lip Moisturizer: (MAC Lip Conditioner in a Tube) OR Lip Moisturizer with SPF: (Jack Black Black Tea and Blackberry Intense … Continue reading
Morning: Moisturizer with SPF: Blue Lizard Australian Sunscreen, Sensitive, SPF 30+. I like this because it contains 10% zinc oxide and 5% titanium dioxide, is cosmetically elegant, and again I don’t have to wait 30 minutes after applying to go out into the sun. I’m also thrilled that the manufacturers didn’t reverse the two percentages because zinc … Continue reading