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Tag: allergy

Skin Allergies

Skin Allergies

I’ve had allergies ever since I was young!  Asthma, eczema etc etc.  Luckily the asthma went away.  Now, I’m just stuck with eczema (aka dermatitis).  Anything can trigger it – the “wrong” soap, the “wrong” shampoo, the “wrong” food.  Oh… poor me.. LOL!  I joke! […]

Mario Badescu Skincare Aloe Vera Toner

Mario Badescu Skincare Aloe Vera Toner

Toners are meant to be used after face washing and before application of the moisturizer.  I’ve never really understood the purpose of using a toner until I actually started using it consistently.  Toners are meant to remove whatever gunk that is left on your face […]

Mario Badescu Control Cream

Mario Badescu Control Cream

A few weeks back, I was suffering from an allergy reaction: peeling skin, red and sore spots.  All from eating something wrong.  I took anti-histamines to stop the swelling and the itching (please only do this under recommendations of a doctor) but the red/sore spots […]

Acne and Allergies – oh no…

Acne and Allergies – oh no…

I have adult on-set acne.  What happens when you combine it with an allergic reaction which affects the skin on your face? DISASTER!!! I am currently trying to control my acne using a product that was prescribed by my doctor.  Just the other day, I […]