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Combine sweat, hormones and pore0-clogging beauty products, and you’ve got a recipe for breakouts and blemishes on the face and beyond. According to Dr. Sejal Shah, founder of New York City’s SmarterSkin Dermatology, “The factors that cause acne are the same regardless of location. Oil and dead skin cells block the pore and lead to P. acnes bacterial overgrowth, which causes inflammation.”
In addition to main contributors like diet and pore-clogging hair and skincare products, pressure and friction caused by tight-fitting workout gear can make matters worse by trapping dirt and sweat. Blemishes on the back are particularly bothersome come summer thanks to bathing suits, tank tops a
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A cleanser is not a cleanser is not a cleanser.
Are you a foam kind of girl or is a classic liquid wash the way to go?. Does a froth get your juices going or is a creamy blend the only thing for you? More recent trends include beauty waters and micellar washes. There are those among us who still swear by their bar of soap and others who like to do double duty; exfoliate in the AM in the shower and switch to a soothing lotion before bed.
Cult classics like Cetaphil Daily Facial Cleanser have been deemed the universal skin cleanser for all skin types by many uber derms, but it’s not the only option. You can find face cleansing formulas for all skin types, to get rid of the daily grime th
You’ve already heard of Bro-tox and Scro-tox. Well, the newest use for Botox is for oily scalps.
Botox has long been used to decrease sweating, with many getting Botox injections in their armpits and feet to reduce excessive levels of sweat. Now Botox is being injected underneath hair follicles to prevent sweat and oils from messing up your perfect blowout. This can be a lifesaver for busy women who don’t have the luxury of popping into the salon for emergencies or scheduling Glamsquad at will.
Dermatologist Dr. Jeremy Brauer says he began offering Blotox treatments after women started asking for it. “Botox works by interrupting communication between the nerve endings and sweat gland
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Nature is a bountiful source of beauty-enhancing ingredients, and natural oils are amongst the most beneficial. With plenty of options for all types of skin and hair, they’re already likely part of your daily routine—but beyond widely known oils like coconut, argan and jojoba, here are the newest names you need to know because these oils are on the rise.
Also known as manketti, which is the name of the tree this nut’s oil is extracted from, mongogo oil is indigenous to southern Africa. A staple in the diet of the bushmen of Botswana and Namibia, this oil has long been a traditional remedy for dry skin thanks to its high concentrations of omega-6 fatty acids, linoleic ac