Robyn’s Blog

Cows Milk and Acne

Most humans were raised on cows milk. Naturally, these people continue this habit into their teens and adult life. But, if they are acne-prone, please move away from cow's milk and move over to nut milk. Here are the reasons why. If your hormones are troublesome and...

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Avoid Makeup Wipes

Avoid makeup wipes. These wipes look like they make cleaning the skin easy and quick. But sadly they are not adequate for removing makeup, sweat or dirt on the skin. And all the I have checked have pore cloggers in them and not safe for acne. Here is a list of reasons...

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COVID 19 and Colorado Estheticians

I am so excited to get back to work on May 13, 2020, and see all of you. I have been busy following all the rules and regs from DORA and the Health Department that allow me to open. I have more precautions in place than they recommend but I want you to feel safe when...

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Hormonal Acne

Ugh, it's so complicated. I've had many discussions about this with a client of mine who is an MD and Biochemist. The more we talk, the more I realize how complicated it is. One can test within the "normal" testosterone range, but have abnormal androgen receptor...

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Why Take Omega 3

I always recommend anyone to take a GOOD omega 3 supplement. And especially anyone who suffers from Acne should take one. This supplement should come from deep water fish without soy, salt, biotin, or B12. Because I can not swallow huge pills I found one that so a...

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Sunscreen, Sunscreen, Sunscreen

Physical? Chemical? Mineral? Zinc? Broad-Spectrum? What’s the difference? Today there is a myriad of sunscreens on the market. But which one is best for you? And how does it affect your acne? In honor of Skin Cancer Awareness month, we felt the need to inform everyone...

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Acne Treatments

Often people ask why do Certified Acne Specialists do treatments for acne every 14 days. That seems a lot since the estheticians down the street don't do that. Let me explain why Acne Specialists do treatments every 14 days. The estheticians down the street or around...

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Acne Advice

Some of these advice statements are funny. Some are actually dangerous for your skin. Either way, they are all untrue. Take a look. “Try putting toothpaste on it.”  This idea has been around for a long time. The thinking is that it will dry pimples out, but what it...

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Skin Care Product Formulation

One of the biggest challenges when formulating/using skincare is making sure the ingredients you use are actually penetrating through the skin to get to the areas they need to be for max efficacy. This what my products do. I only use products that reach the areas...

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