Salicylic acid

DermaHarmony 2% Salicylic Acid Bar Soap Review: A fragrance-free way to keep acne at bay

This soap bar is fragrance-free and claims to help treat acne. Plus, I asked my dad for his opinion: Are salicylic acid-based face washes generally more effective in liquid form than solid form?

Some people hunt for wildlife. Others hunt for bargains. But me? I like to hunt for niche skin care products that are less likely to aggravate eczema/sensitive skin. Recently, I’ve been looking for a fragrance-free salicylic acid face wash. Sounds like that should be a simple enough product to find, right? (Spoiler alert: It’s not.) Neutrogena, Clean & Clear, and other big brands make plenty of acne face washes that contain 2% salicylic acid as an active ingredient. But for some…

Pixi Glow Peel Pads review

Use these glycolic peel pads a few nights a week to get a really good glow going.

Who doesn’t want glowy skin all the time? I don’t think my skin ever “glows,” but I have noticed some pretty great results from using Pixi Glow Peel Pads over the past few months. I’ve been really impressed by this product, and I love that it’s fragrance-free and easy to use. I’ve written about other glycolic peel pads in the past, but I think this is my favorite one so far.

Origins Super Spot Remover Review: A whitehead pimple's worst enemy

This spot treatment is a great way to fight a pimple as it's coming on. But some of the ingredients may be a bit harsh for sensitive skin.

When I feel stressed out and/or it’s that time of the month, I’m approximately 15837% more likely to see a big, fat pimple pop up somewhere on my face. Though Differin has helped reduce my acne a lot, it still isn’t 100% effective at preventing those angry pimples (usually whiteheads) from showing up every now and then. Usually I just fight the urge to pop the pimple (the acne scars on my face don’t need more company), and hope it will subside on its own as quickly as…