The Acne Battle Book

8 Acne Stories That Made Us Tear Up | My Acne Story

8 Acne Stories That Made Us Tear Up | My Acne Story

We asked our audience to share with us their acne stories, they were so touching that we were left teary eyed.   Acne is more common than we think, and a lot of the times the more we try to control...

Alpha Arbutin - An Underrated Ingredient For Dark Spots

Alpha Arbutin - An Underrated Ingredient For Dark Spots

As someone committed to helping people achieve their healthiest skin and testing tons of skincare products,  I've seen firsthand the brightening effects of using alpha arbutin! Alpha Arbutin is de...

BANISH FAQs - Things You Didn't Know About Banish

BANISH FAQs - Things You Didn't Know About Banish

THE ANSWERS TO YOUR MOST COMMON BANISH QUESTIONS Taking care of your skin can feel complicated, but it doesn't need to be. With so many different skin concerns that you may have and with all the d...

using a toner

Do You Really Need To Use Toner?

By Kali Kushner   Just the word, toner makes me think back to the good ole days of teen acne. I tried every pre soaked cotton round and squeeze bottle on the market that would undoubtedly cont...

eczema

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,...

What is L-Ascorbic Acid? What are its benefits?

What is L-Ascorbic Acid? What are its benefits?

 This is everything you need to know about Vitamin C, also known as L-Ascorbic Acid. This is a crucial micronutrient for your body, which is used by your body to regenerate cells and tissue. There ...

what is microneedling

What Is Microneedling? Microneedling Benefits Explained

   By Emma Fan,  You may have heard of microneedling, a treatment that can help several skin concerns like acne scars, fine lines, and dark marks.   What Is Microneedling?   @banishacnescars What ...

banish microneedling aftercare

How To Care For Your Skin After Microneedling: Do's and Don'ts

Microneedling is a popular form of collagen induction therapy which is a great way to treat acne scars, fine lines, and it can keep skin looking youthful overall.   When you're microneedling at hom...

how to get rid of acne scars

How To Get Rid Of Acne Scars Fast - Here's What Works

 By Kali Kushner Acne is stubborn and tough to get rid of, and you may feel victorious after you've finally managed to get your acne under control!  However, the side effect of acne that not many...

How To Use Retinol For Acne & Acne Scars

How To Use Retinol For Acne & Acne Scars

Coming up with a skincare routine for acne & scarring can feel overwhelming, but we're here to make it easy for you.   Sometimes, products that are meant for acne scarring can't really be used ...

types of acne scars

Types Of Acne Scars and How To Treat Them

Knowing what type of acne scars you have will help you figure out your acne scar treatment plan. After all, you cannot treat your scars if you don't know which types of scars you have. 

microneedling mistakes

10 Microneedling Mistakes That Slow Or Ruin Your Results

Microneedling is is popular treatment for several kinds of skin conditions!  Microneedling works by stimulating collagen production in the skin to reduce acne scars, fine lines, and hyperpigmentati...

Low Glycemic Diet Foods for Acne

How I Cured my Acne: Low Glycemic Diet

By Kali Kushner Today, I’m here to talk to you guys about how diet can affect your skin and how a low glycemic diet could 'cure' acne. People will say nonsense to those with acne such as 'you are ...

skin barrier acne

Is A Damaged Skin Barrier To Blame For Acne?

Is there a direct link with your skin barrier and acne breakouts? Of course. In this blog, I’ll break down what exactly the skin barrier is, how a damaged skin barrier can be causing acne, and how ...

how to get rid of hyperpigmentation

How To Get Rid Of Hyperpigmentation

One of the most common “side effects” of acne prone skin is hyperpigmentation. Hyperpigmentation is caused by an excess production of melanin - something that acne inflammation can cause.  Here ar...