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Hydrabalance

Treatment Tips For Cold Winter Skin

The Face Reality Hydrabalance Sandwich Winter can sometimes make it difficult to stay on your acne routine when cold weather hits. The Hydrabalance Sandwich is for someone who is dry/dehydrated and on the Face Reality Acne Skin Care Program. (Complements of Face Reality)   AM: Cleanse, Tone, HYDRABALANCE, Serum, HYDRABALANCE, Moisturize, SPF. PM: Cleanse, Tone, HYDRABALANCE, […]

Tips from the Skin and Acne Specialist in Wisconsin on how to reduce acne lesions

Acnegenic, Comedogenic and Allergenic, Oh My!

Comedogenic, Acnegenic, and Allergenic, Oh My! Comedogenic ˌkämədōˈjenik/ adjective adjective: comedogenic tending to cause blackheads by blocking the pores of the skin. (Definition is complements of Google)   There is more to acne than just the buzz word “comedogenic”. Comedogenic is a generic term used by most people to describe a skin care ingredient that […]

Acne Treatments

Acne Proof Your Morning Routine!

How do you be acne safe with your morning routine? Here are some tips to stay clear everyday! I hope these help you like they do me to maintain clear, beautiful acne free skin!  Every day we apply ten or more skin care products before we even walk out the door. I am going to […]

Acne Treatments

Staying Acne Free in Summer

With summer in full swing there are common issues that occur with acne prone skin that I have seen in my skin care business. There are ways to prevent summer break outs with some preventative measures. Always have a carefully planned skin care routine that you follow to the “T” without skipping AM or PM routines. […]

Tips to Keeping Skin Clear

1. Change your pillowcases every few days and flip it on a nightly basis! 2. Avoid Dairy, Soy, Peanut Butter and Sports Drinks! 3. Before adding any new vitamins or supplements read each and ingredient on the label, even the inactive ingredients. Ingredients to avoid are Iodine, Potassium iodine or iodide, Biotin (or find low […]

Acne and Hair Removal

Acne and Hair Removal- i,e. plucking, waxing, tweezing, threading, shaving, etc. Ever wonder? “Why do I break out after waxing or crazy plucking?” Well, acne prone skin always has little “seeds” of microcomdedones lurking under the skin. When we pull the hair from our follicles (pores) it can cause inflammation and swell the pore opening […]

Retin A Cream as an ACNE Treatment, Not a Good Idea!

These are your ingredients in your Retin A Cream! Read them and know how pore clogging they are. For those of you who are acne prone you are creating more problems when using this cream! On a Scale of 0-5 for causing pimples or clogging pores 0 = Good and 5 = Bad = Creates […]

to pick or not to pick at your acne

To Pick Or Not To Pick

Let’s talk about Pressure and Friction with acne and “#Picking”! I think everyone who has acne can rightfully say, “I’ve done this!” So, lets talk about why we shouldn’t, I am not trying to add to a guilt sandwich, but let’s explore the reasons… 1. #Microcomedones are always lurking in #acne-prone skin; the manipulation, friction, […]