SkinReading Blog

The skin care mail bag: Alcohol and Acne, Popping Pimples, Tanning and Acne

Our team of skin care professionals have received some great questions about acne over the past few months from the SkinReading blog, our Bioelements Facebook and Twitter pages, and from skin care professionals across the country! Questions about the connections between acne and alcohol, tanning and acne, and why popping pimples is bad. You’ve got questions… […]

 
 

Acne at 40: Adult acne remedies for women with acne

  Acne at 40 can be more than frustrating. But the fact is, adult acne is on the rise. A study examining the prevalence of acne in adults over age 20 found that acne affects more than 50 percent of women between the ages of 20-29 and more than 25 percent of women between the […]

 
 

A How-To on Acne Pimples – Acne Don’ts

Are pimples and acne your enemy #1? Are you always ready to try the next gadget, the late night infomercial products, and the spinning gizmos to get skin that is acne free? It makes sense – a single pimple can ruin the day, and several of them can be devastating. But don’t get fooled into […]

 
 

Unnecessary Skin Care and Beauty Products: Blemish Extractors

This is my third installment writing about skin care products you don’t need, and I have to say, this one pains me the most. As a skin care professional for 30+ years, I know there’s nothing that can permanently harm your skin more that trying to perform your own extractions at home. And using a […]

 
 

The Skin Care Mail Bag: Acne, Sensitive Skin and Face Primers

Let’s open up the skin care mail bag and take a look at the excellent questions our team of skin care professionals receive from the SkinReading blog, our Bioelements Facebook and Twitter pages, and from skin care professionals across the country! In this edition, we’re talking about acne, sensitive skin and the best face primers. You’ve got […]

 
 

Big Zit Emergency!

Imagine this: Your “big day” is approaching. Maybe it’s a job interview. Or a wedding. Or maybe its some face time with the entire nation. That’s right. For one unlucky politician (who will remain nameless), the big day was a few weeks ago on a Sunday morning news show. The cameras were pointed on her, […]