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Skincare While Wearing a Mask

Skincare While Wearing a Mask

by Nicole Mandallaz #clearskincare, acne, acne causes, mask, maskne 2 comments

Skincare While Wearing a Mask

There is no better time to address the dreaded issue of "maskne" (acne caused by mask wearing), than the one day of the year we normally enjoy wearing a mask when it's not a pandemic, Halloween!!! 

So of course, as your skin and acne expert, I have all the details on the main causes of maskne and what we can do to help fix and prevent it from happening.  Let's look further...

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Common Face Washing Mistakes

Common Face Washing Mistakes

by Nicole Mandallaz #clearskincare, acne, acne causes, aging, face wash, facewash, makeup wipes, mistakes, oil, skin mistakes Leave a comment

Common Face Washing Mistakes

  Most of you know and hear over and over again in magazines, blogs and from your estheticians that you should be washing your face before bed.  Not washing your face at night is the biggest mistake you can make for your skin besides not wearing SPF.  All the aging pollution particles, makeup and built up sebum from the day in your pores mix together by the end of the day into a not so refreshing cocktail in your pores.  Your skin regenerates and heals itself to repair from the damage of the day, so washing at night is so important.

  But did you know that there are also many face washing mistakes that can lead to an impaired barrier or even cause breakouts too?  Lets look further into the top 3...

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Tips on How to Get Clear Skin

Tips on How to Get Clear Skin

by Nicole Mandallaz #clearskincare, acne, acne causes, acne types, aging, clear age, clear skin program, l-mandelic acid, mandelic acid Leave a comment

Tips On How to Get Clear Skin

With all the differing loads of information on the internet, from peers and even doctors, it's hard to know what actually works and what doesn't when dealing with acne and breakouts.

Fortunately as an acne expert, and having spent years clearing many different grades and types of acne without medications, I have some basic tips for starters on how to get clear skin.

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Is Mandelic Acid Good for the Skin?  What is it exactly?

Is Mandelic Acid Good for the Skin? What is it exactly?

by Nicole Mandallaz #clearskincare, acne causes, acne types, clear age, clear skin program, l-mandelic acid, mandelic acid Leave a comment

Is Mandelic Acid Good For The Skin?  What is it exactly, and what does it do?

Guys, mandelic acid is AMAZING for the skin!  Let's talk about what it does, why it's awesome, and why i recommend it for most adults who need aging and acne support at the same time.

What Is Mandelic Acid anyways?

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Acne Types and Acne Causes

Acne Types and Acne Causes

by Nicole Mandallaz #clearskincare, acne, acne causes, acne types, clear skin program Leave a comment

Acne Types and Acne Causes

    When we enter new clients into our clear skin program, we first have to determine what type of acne they have in order to start the best course of action for their journey to clear.  This may also help you, my readers who may be dealing with acne or have in the past, or care about someone with it to understand the condition a bit better!

Acne Types

 While there are differences in acne clinical categories, in general, there are 2 main..

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What are comedogenic ingredients, and can we make clearskincare?

What are comedogenic ingredients, and can we make clearskincare?

by Nicole Mandallaz #clearskincare, comedogenic ingredients, pore clogger, poreclogging Leave a comment

What are comedogenic ingredients?  Can we make #clearskincare?

   Comedogenicity is the l#clearskincareevel of pore clogging that an ingredient has been tested to have.  The scale goes from 1-5.  1 and 2 being mostly not pore clogging, 3 questionable, 4 and 5 super pore clogging.                                                                                                                                Unfortunately when a skincare or beauty product is labeled as "non-comedogenic" it honestly could mean anything, and is no more than marketing lingo.  There is no agency that tests this claim on a label, and the FDA doesn't look into it.  So pretty much anyone can say their product is "non-comedogenic"  no matter what is in it.

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