Unlike many faceless skin care brands that cater for your type of skin, we do things differently here at Sönd. We understand the workings of the skin, especially skin that’s prone to acne or any other distressing skin conditions such as rosacea, eczema or psoriasis.
Having acne prone skin can feel like a constant battle between your skin and your skin care. Whilst we might do all we can to avoid our acne triggers (which might be stress, diet related or down to the weather being too humid and sweaty ortoo cold and harsh), finding the right skin care can be tricky.
Clay masks are said to be good for purifying the skin, drawing out toxins and having an anti-inflammatory effect on stressed out skin. But are they any good for treating acne prone skin? Let’s take a look...
Having acne prone skin doesn’t mean that you can’t wear fake tan, you absolutely can. Just like you might use makeup to cover up the worse of your acne, either ‘normal’ high street makeup or special camouflage makeup specially designed for covering up scarring or acne spots, you can use fake tan to help even out your skin tone.
If you have acne prone skin on your face, you also have a higher chance of developing the condition on your chest and back. In fact, according to the NHS, around 15% of people with facial acne also have acne on their chest and more than half of acne sufferers also have back acne.
Our teenage years can be tough, as anyone who’s made it through will tell you. For some, these bodily changes also mean changes in our skin, which can signal the start of many years of struggles with acne spots and breakouts.
So what is teenage acne and is there anything we can do about it?
Pregnancy acne is a common skin complaint that affects women during pregnancy. Here, we take a look at what causes pregnancy acne, how long it lasts and what acne treatments can be safely used during pregnancy.