For many of us, achieving a clear complexion feels like a far-fetched dream.

This July 4th, consider expanding your concept of what independence means. Civil liberties, democracy and the ever-resounding “no taxation without representation” are all wonderful freedoms to champion, but on a slightly less weighty note, where are you in your struggle for the freedom to live without unpleasant beauty issues? If there’s a thing or two […]

If you’ve been living with acne-prone skin, chances are you’ve picked up a pointer or two on how to tame your flare-ups. Whether these tips and tricks have any grounding in valid practices is another matter altogether, we’re afraid.

The turn of our cultural attention onto the amazing properties of mineral makeup hasn’t come without its price. Having been touted for some time now as the leader of the natural makeup revolution, mineral makeup is now drawing some criticism from health and beauty experts who say this organic stuff might have some dangerous pitfalls. […]

Acne: The scourge of middle-schoolers everywhere!

By now, it’s probably ingrained in everyone that sunscreen is the name of the game. Since day one, we’re lectured to never go to the beach without it, and some particularly health-conscious folks won’t even get the mail without a touch of SPF.

No beauty bummer has raised more collective groans than acne, and within that category, it’s arguable that blackheads are the most difficult to remove among all other blemishes. Worry not, however. There are steps you can take to treat and prevent blackhead breakouts, ranging from top-shelf products to at-home solutions.

Ah, the age-old problem of blemishes – how to treat them, how not to touch them, how to cover them up with makeup, how to prevent them from happening in the first place and keep those suckers at bay for good.

You know your skin is sort of a big deal – it is the biggest organ on your body, after all, and having an out-of-this-world glow can make the difference between feeling beautiful or just so-so.

As though having acne wasn’t bad enough, some of us may have to live with unsightly scars following the conclusion of our pimple-ridden teenage years. Fortunately, you can properly stock your makeup arsenal with products and tricks to help you blast the scars away for good – or at least until you wash your face at night.

While acne is often regarded as a teenage ailment, the skin condition can leave marks that affect many people for years after the blemishes clear up. But before you treat the scarred areas, you should consider your coloring.

While many people think of breakouts as a problem that plagues teenagers, blemishes don’t disappear once you graduate. In fact, according to Allure magazine, acne can once again arise around age 35 due to hormonal changes.