Beautiful, Badescu Skin

"Putting your best face forward."

March 18, 2015
by Jill
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Salicylic Acid Vs. Benzoyl Peroxide

Both Salicylic Acid and Benzoyl Peroxide target a major cause of acne—the pore-clogging buildup of dead skin cells. However, there is a major difference between the two common acne-fighting skin care ingredients. Salicylic Acid, derived from the bark of the … Continue reading

March 17, 2015
by Jill
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Let’s Talk: Freckles

When I was a little girl, I had a small triangle-shaped constellation of freckles on my nose. I was enormously proud of my freckles, particularly because so many people commented on them and because my sister didn’t have any. This was the … Continue reading

March 16, 2015
by Jill
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What’s In Your Skin Care? Cocoa Butter

The Cocoa Bean is endlessly amazing—it’s gives us chocolate to eat and Cocoa Butter for skin. [Read: Does Chocolate Cause Acne?] The Cocoa Beans used to make Cocoa Butter are first fermented, roasted, and then finally separated from their hulls. With its … Continue reading

March 11, 2015
by Jill
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Never (EVER) Pop Cystic Acne

While we’d never advocate popping or picking at any type of acne, attempting to ‘pop’ an acne cyst is likely the worst offense you could commit against your skin. (Other than regular tanning, of course.) Cystic Acne is different from … Continue reading