The Acne Battle Book


How To Get Rid Of Eczema

What's Eczema? Eczema is a condition where parts of the skin become itchy, inflamed, red, and rough. Affected areas of eczema usually appear very dry, thickened, or scaly. For fair-skinned people,...

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7 Types Of Eczema: Pictures and Differences Between Them

ECZEMA FACTS Eczema is a condition where parts of the skin become itchy, inflamed, red, and rough.   Keeping the skin moisturized can prevent certain kinds of eczema. It is important to distin...


Chemical vs. Mineral Sunscreen - Which is Better?

I'll explain the difference between mineral or physical versus chemical sunscreen  and the pros and cons for each to take some of the guess work out of finding the right SPF for you.

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Can you be confident and love yourself whilst having acne?

By: Emily Keel In short, the answer is  YES YOU CAN!!! I know first hand that liking your reflection and oozing self-confidence whilst battling with acne can seem like it is almost impossible,...

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Is My Stress Eating Causing Acne To Get Worse?

By Banish Contribution By SeYoung K. Do you stress eat?  Can stress eating attribute to more acne? Acne is more than just a physical skin condition.  Our skin is connected to the rest of our body a...

face mapping for acne

Can Face Mapping Really Help Improve Your Skin & Acne?

By Kali Kushner What Is Face Mapping? There's been quite a lot of buzz around acne face mapping. So what is acne face mapping? Face mapping is the theory that depending on the area of your face...

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How to Prevent Acne When You Quit Birth Control Pills

By: Samantha Rizzo   Everyone with acne who’s on birth control probably wonders from time to time: how do I prevent a breakout when I stop the birth control pill? Birth control is commonly presc...

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Acne Getting Worse On A Vegan Diet? Here's What You Need To Do

By Samantha  Veganism is becoming more popular now, for good reason. People are becoming more conscious of where (and who) their food comes from, the environmental repercussions of a destructive,...

Accutane Purge

My Accutane Purge Experience The Drug of Last Resort

My acne had been bothering me for a year, so I decided to go on Accutane. Here's my experience with Accutane and whether I had the dreaded Accutane Purge and side effects. 

Mistakes That Make Acne Worse

HUGE Mistakes That Can Make Acne Worse

by Samantha We spend countless hours and dollars trying to clear acne make our skin as glowy and flawless as we imagine it to be in our dreams, and yet we can still undo all our hard work just ...


How To Treat Dry Hands From Hand Washing

Our hands are our direct means of connecting with the world and are exposed to a lot of irritants. The structure of the skin on our hands makes them less able to retain moisture and more prone to e...

BANISH Acne Diaries: A Movement for Skin Positivity (Application)

BANISH Acne Diaries: A Movement for Skin Positivity (Application)

by Dannii A Want to be part of our skin positivity movement? What is the BANISH Acne Diaries Initiative? Acne shouldn't be ignored or dismissed as superficial or vain, it can be an actual, sev...

I Tried Celery Juice For One Month and Here’s What Happened

I Tried Celery Juice For One Month and Here’s What Happened

by Kali Kushner       Although it may be a fad now, juicing isn’t anything new in our culture. In fact, it’s been around forever. Practically since caveman squashed fruit with their bare f...

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Foods That Surprisingly Cause Acne

For a long time, I was in denial of the link between food and skin. I wanted to believe SO bad that my acne could be completely cured solely through the use of topical and prescription drugs, and t...

eco skin care tips

Steps Toward a More Sustainable Skincare Routine

By: Samantha Rizzo and Shayla When we can make simple changes to our habits and lifestyle that will have a big impact on the environment that we and future generations will live in, why wouldn’t w...