PCOS: A Hormone Imbalance and All That Comes with It

For years I wondered if my acne was the result of a hormone imbalance. I always assumed that if my hormones were out of-whack I would have to wait it out and one day I would just wake up with clear skin. A few years back when I first wanted to explore this idea more, … Continue reading PCOS: A Hormone Imbalance and All That Comes with It

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An Avocado a Day Keeps the Inflammation Away

When I was a teenager struggling with acne, I took a topical approach to finding the answer to clear skin. Never truly taking the time to research what could be causing my breakouts, I tried several skincare regimens and never saw the results I hoped for. It wasn’t until I was in my early 20s … Continue reading An Avocado a Day Keeps the Inflammation Away

A Breakup with Makeup

For more than a decade I felt alone, embarrassed, ashamed and frustrated. Trying everything under the sun to feel like my best self, I was never able to find a permanent solution that would silence an inner monologue reiterating the idea that “I am ugly” every day. That was until I broke up with my … Continue reading A Breakup with Makeup