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I Tried This Garlic Face Mask, and It Cleared My Acne

When it comes to skin care, masks are considered some of the most luxurious and effective treatments on the market. And I have to admit, my personal favorites fall on the more extravagant side of the spectrum: <b>Darphin Skin Mat Purifying Aromatic Clay Mask</b> (smells divine), SK-II Facial Treatment Mask …

How I Naturally Healed My Acne-Prone Skin

When I made a drastic lifestyle shift in order to heal some more severe health issues I had, I healed my acne- and wrinkle-prone skin in the process. …

A DIY Face Mask Recipe That Fixes Acne and Makes Skin Glow

We turned to Tiffany Masterson, founder of additive-free skin care line Drunk Elephant, for some help in turning our kitchen into a skin rehab clinic. And, luckily for our complexions, she obliged and gave us her at-home face mask recipe. Based on the brand's popular TLC Framboos Glycolic Night …

What's Pot REALLY Doing To Your Skin?

Illustrated by Gabriela Alford.<p>If weed made your skin worse, would you stop smoking it or would you be too stoned to care? (Don't answer that.) As …

What Wiping Pee on My Face Did for My Acne

As most people with persistent acne tend to say, I had tried everything.<p>On a pretty Saturday in April I woke up luxuriously late, went directly to the bathroom, wiped some fresh urine on my face, and let it sit there to dry.<p>"This is truly the best of both worlds," I told myself in the mirror. …

Skin Care

Is Your Diet Making You Break Out?

Illustrated by Sydney Hass.<p><i>As Dermalogica's in-house skin care guru (oh, and their Director of Global Education), Annet King is an invaluable trove</i> …

How Cutting Just One Thing out of My Diet Cured My Adult Acne

I never imagined my skin issues could be caused by something so simple…<p>I've always had pretty good skin. Not just blemish-free, but glowy - to the point where people sometimes stopped me in the street to ask what skincare brand I used, or which foundation I wore. Then, about a year ago, my cheeks …

5 Surprising Reasons You Have Acne

Lead Aesthetician Jill Kibildis at Heyday, a new facial concept shop offering quick and targeted treatments for the on-the-go New Yorker, shares the unsuspecting triggers behind common skin flare-ups along with tips for avoiding them.<p><b>1) Toothpaste.</b> Kibildis often asks clients with acne around their …

How I Cured My Cystic Acne Not By Taking a Pill, But By Quitting Sugar

My complexion is still not perfect, but my cystic acne has pretty much disappeared. My skin is no longer in pain. It's a happy ending for this chapter of my battle with my insecurities, and a new beginning on my journey of getting to know myself.<p>Back in October, I wrote about my struggles with self …

Cider

If You've Ever Had Acne, You'll Understand These Struggles

These people revealed their struggles with acne.

Acne

Hello Kefir, Goodbye Acne!

Whether it's acne or eczema, most skin disorders have one thing in common: inflammation. Not just the visible inflamed pimples you see on your skin, …

7 Ways to Keep Period Acne at Bay

Your guide to tackling those monthly visitors.<p>Pimples are fond of camping out on our skin at the WORST times. Take our periods: Many women experience an especially stubborn type of breakout, period acne, like clockwork every month. Blame the hormones, says David E. Bank, M.D., director of The …

Acne

Can Charcoal Really Clear Up Your Acne?

A derm weighs in on this super-trendy ingredient.<p>Charcoal is widely known for its health benefits, and lately, there's even been an influx of beauty products that contain the naturally-derived ingredient. Often touted as an acne treatment—since it also absorbs oil and dirt—beauty brands are …

7 Acne Myths That Are Keeping You from Having Clear Skin

Get the facts so you can finally zap your zits.<p>If you’re prone to pimples, it’s likely you’ve heard plenty of stories about what causes zits. But what’s really true—and what’s totally false? We asked New York City dermatologist Hadley C. King, M.D., to clear things up.<p>Myth 1: Acne Is Just a Teen …

Skin Care

5 Herbal Remedies to Treat Acne and Pimples Effectively

Good skin is of the first few things that everybody notices in you. Badly maintained skin can completely spoil the first impression about you in …

The five most and least stressful jobs

Life-threatening ... check. Long hours ... check. Strict deadlines ... check.<p>While most jobs entail some stress, the most extreme cases all share an …

Why School Stress Is Devastating for Our Children

For over 35 years, I’ve carried out comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations of kids and young adults, seeking to confirm, clarify, or rule out a …

ADHD

Stressed? Burn It Off. Write It Out. Know You Can.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Stress is that consistently abstract yet ever present quiet killer that never goes away -- just like a bad habit. Stress shows its ugly face only in the most unwanted times and at the most undesirable opportunities, and it oftentimes …

3 Simple Meditations to Combat Stress

Shares 212<p><b>When life throws you the unexpected, here are your tools to cope.</b><p>—<p>It was a quiet morning, I woke up before sunrise and got myself ready to …

The Two Best Workouts for Stress Relief

Exercise is one of the best stress relievers known to man. "Even after one workout exercisers report reduced feelings of stress and improvements to overall mood," she says. Studies show that sustained, rhythmic, repetitive exercise for at least 30 minutes boosts feelings of happiness and reduces …