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How to Maximize Your Acne Scar Healing

How to Maximize Your Acne Scar Healing

Are you looking for know-how on how to maximize your acne scar healing? Whether it be for yourself or the teen in your life (because after all, has any parent been able to get them to stop picking at their acne?), learning the ins and outs of healing acne scars...
Is Your Teen Breaking Out Around the Mouth?

Is Your Teen Breaking Out Around the Mouth?

Is your teen breaking out around the mouth? If they are, one of your first thoughts is likely, “Why is my teen breaking out around their mouth? Is there a link between toothpaste and acne?” Those are all fantastic questions. As a mother who struggled with her own...
Is Your Protein Powder Causing Breakouts?

Is Your Protein Powder Causing Breakouts?

Is your protein powder causing breakouts? While the link between diet and acne is well-documented, many of us (teens in particular!) can fall prey to diet-related acne breakouts even when attempting to make their diet healthier. The most common culprit? Two words:...
How to Keep Your Skin Clear During the Holiday Season

How to Keep Your Skin Clear During the Holiday Season

How to keep your skin clear during the holiday season is a hot topic both this year and every year: between the rich foods, makeup for holiday events, and traditionally harsh weather, it’s no wonder why teenage and adult acne sufferers alike find themselves frequently...
Niacinamide for Acne

Niacinamide for Acne

Niacinamide for acne: what role does it play in our skin’s function, and why is it such a powerful ingredient when it comes to treating acne of all types? In today’s blog, we discuss all you need to know about niacinamide for treating acne… including which niacinamide...
Why Having a Skincare Routine is Important

Why Having a Skincare Routine is Important

Especially as a teenager, it’s all too easy to forget that your skin is actually the largest organ of your body. That’s why having a skincare routine is important. Today, I delve into what a good skincare routine consists of (for adults and teens alike!), why having a...
Why You Should Avoid Antibiotics for Acne

Why You Should Avoid Antibiotics for Acne

Today, I, as the founder of Face 5 and a certified acne specialist, wanted to talk about why you should avoid antibiotics for acne. The dangers of the long-time use of antibiotics as a treatment for acne are well-documented… despite both topical and oral antibiotics...
Sunscreen and Acne: Can Sunscreen Make Acne Worse?

Sunscreen and Acne: Can Sunscreen Make Acne Worse?

Sunscreen and acne: can sunscreen make acne worse? In today’s blog, we here at Face5 are diving even deeper into common myths and misconceptions surrounding sunscreen and acne as an accompaniment to one of our other summer-themed blogs, “Sunscreen 101”. First Things...