A blog that gets nerdy for beauty

Author: Anne Porter

Holy Zit! – Why Zits Show up and How To Treat Them

We get it babe, we all hate zits and its annoying when it shows up on days when we just need to look perfect (well basically everyday). There could be several causes acne and understand how they develop is a step closer to solving the problem. Acne is an inflammation of the hair follicles and their sebaceous glands. The sebaceous glands are the little factories of sebum, the substance that causes skin “oiliness”. Before sebum reaches on the skin’s surface, it passes through the hair follicle. While the sebaceous gland is busy producing sebum, cells  are also continuously replicated within…

Double Cleansing: Is it worth the extra mile?

If you have not yet tried double cleansing, babe, don't go elsewhere and read on. If you have been double cleansing as a part of your skin care routine, pat yourself at the back for doing a good job. Double cleansing is exactly what it sounds like – it’s cleansing your face ...twice. You start off with a cleansing oil, and then followed by your usual foaming or non-foaming cleanser, that simple. Why is double cleansing suddenly a thing? Think of it this way: Besides the usual dirt and sebum, we layer different kinds of skin products on our skin:…