How to deal with the side effects of Acne prescription medication

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Dealing with the side effects of prescription acne medication is tough. My experiences are with Isotane/Roccautane, a prescription only medicine used for the treatment of more severe acne. It works miracles (my skin is living proof), however it doesn’t come without it’s negative points. I often see people asking about how to deal with the side effects of Isotane, so I thought I’d put together some tips to help you look after your skin and yourself based on my own experiences. If I’m honest I actually think I still deal with a few of the side effects now from taking a long course of this medicine seven years on.

Firstly, I feel like this has to be done. I’m not a doctor, I don’t have any kind of medical degree and I took Isotane seven years a go (so things might have changed a little, but speaking to people on it now they haven’t). This is all based on my personal experiences. Cool! Okay? Lets go! Continue reading

99 problems but bad skin ain’t one! Skin tips & Lush Giveaway!!!


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That’s right, it’s the end of 2014 and I may have a few problems but bad skin surely isn’t one of them, all thanks to a new skin routine and a few key products which are now my holy grails. Also I just couldn’t finish off the year without one more giveaway, so read on to see how you can win an amazing Lush Christmas pack worth over $50!!!!! Continue reading

Where has all the GlamGlow gone? An Azelaic Acid investigation.

empty glamglowThese are the things that were puzzling me last week – seriously where has all the GlamGlow gone and what is Azelaic Acid? After going through the devastating moment of running out of my GlamGlow SuperMud Clearing Mask I was shocked when I was told by Mecca Cosmetica that had been forced to take the product off their shelves due to the mask containing the restricted ingredient Azelaic Acid.  Continue reading

My Skin Story Changer – How I got through my skin issues

laura and kittenAs we all know, being a teenager is super tough. The awkward moments, the dramas, trying to figure out who you are and what you are supposed to be doing, and it all gets harder when you have acne. I was one of those ‘lucky’ ones. It seemed that as soon as the clock ticked over 12 Continue reading