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The Truth About Blackheads

I was recently asked about blackheads during our “Ask the Esthetician” series on Instagram. A recurring series where I answer your questions about skin - if you haven't tuned in yet, please do! Here's the truth about them: Everyone gets them, and everyone wants to get rid of them.

The solution to pesky blackheads is a proper skincare routine. Following a routine can keep them (and you) from spiraling out of control. I'll go into this in more depth in this post, but before we get started, we might as well talk about blackheads in general. 

What’s pH got to do with your skincare?

Potential hydrogen. Better known as pH, it’s the acid-alkaline ratio of a material. It plays such a big role in my life as an esthetician, cosmetics formulator and manufacturer. So why should you care? Because if you want healthy skin, it matters.   Here’s a quick lesson. pH is a scale...

Every girl needs a good esthetician. Here's why. 

In an ideal world, acne and other skin issues would stop once puberty is complete. Unfortunately, pimples, zits, and flare-ups occur way after our teen years have passed. And of course, as we get older, cell turnover slows and fine lines, sun damage, and dry skin take over. While there...