salicylic acid safe while pregnant
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Organic Skin Care Ingredients, Skin Types & Skin Concerns

Is Salicylic Acid Safe While Pregnant?

Hormonal breakouts are a common complaint among pregnant and breastfeeding women. The question of how to deal with these unwanted breakouts becomes a popular topic when pregnant or breastfeeding. You want to treat your skin, but also need to be careful of what ingredients you expose your baby to. Salicylic acid is a popular and effective ingredient in acne treatment products, but it is related to aspirin that we are told to avoid while pregnant. So are products with salicylic acid safe while pregnant or breastfeeding?

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Skin Types & Skin Concerns

Why Your Pores Are Clogged And What You Can Do About It

If you have acne you probably obsess over clogged pores. You watch them closely in the mirror as they enlarge and clog resulting in whiteheads, blackheads, and/or pimples. You try your best to keep them clear, but it seems as soon as you rip off that pore strip it will only be a matter of time before they are clogged again. But why? Why is it that some people have perfectly clear, tight pores and for others it is a daily struggle?

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Skin Types & Skin Concerns

Is Your Oily Skin Actually Dehydrated Skin?

 

Is your oily skin actually dehydrated skin?

Have you heard of the hidden skin type dehydrated? Its not typically listed among the common skin types we hear of like oily, combination, or dry, but it should be. Not understanding this skin type could lead you to mistreat your skin and mistakenly categorize yourself based on your resulting symptoms. That is because dehydrated skin can try to compensate for the lack of moisture by producing more oil leading you to believe you actually have oily or combination skin.

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