picking skin

Pimples, blemishes, zits. No matter what you call them, they all mean the same thing- acne. Acne is a skin condition that affects up to 50 million people a year in the United States. While extremely common, it is still one of the most frustrating conditions to deal with, especially since it comes in so…

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dehydrated skin

We often use the terms dry skin and dehydrated skin interchangeably. This is understandable since they share many of the same symptoms. Plus, they both can be underlying conditions that cause a common skin culprit – acne. Knowing how to tell which of these conditions is impacting your skin can even help you treat pimple-prone…

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hives

If you suffer from frequent bouts of hives, you know that they can be uncomfortable and embarrassing. The appearance of these red welts on your skin can bring unwanted attention from others who wonder if they are contagious. Hives, also called urticaria, are a common condition that can be brought on by a number of…

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skin types

For a question that seems so straightforward, it can be a challenge to answer with confidence. What is your skin type?  Caring for your skin can require patience, but the number one ingredient is knowledge. A big piece of the puzzle is knowing your skin type. While it can certainly be confusing to confidently choose…

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