Fungal acne is an infection in your hair follicles. The scientific name for this is Malassezia folliculitis or pityrosporum folliculitis. It’s caused by production of excess yeast known as Malassezia, which is found on the skin surface of all humans.
So here’s the thing. To deal with your fungal acne effectively, you need to understand what it is, what causes it and exactly what products help with getting rid of it. Get ready for a full fungal acne breakdown – aka, the best 101 course you’ll ever receive!
A good facial roller or gua sha tool can work wonders for your face!
They help to de-puff, sculpt and massage your face in general, helping you to look good and feel great.
Knowing exactly how to pick a good facial roller and gua sha tool plays a big role in making sure your facial tools are doing the best possible job for your face.
Your skin barrier keeps the bad stuff out and the good stuff in.
It’s made up of lipids (fats, oils, waxes, vitamins A, D, E and K and hormones) and cells.
Think of it like a protective wall that keeps your skin safe from pollution, dust, dirt and environmental toxins in general while also keeping fluids (aka water, aka hydration) sealed in.
Want to know the best kept secret for combating sensitive, allergy-prone skin? Well, look no further Zovers, cause we've got the inside scoop from a beloved friend of Zove Beauty; and someone who has dealt with pesky intolerances and skin conditions all her life - Yours Only founder, Ashli Templer.
Our recent collaboration with Yours Only gave us the opportunity to; learn more about Ashli, herself; her journey with Hashimoto's Disease, how the brand came to be and why she created COAT.
Just because the internet contains a lot of information, doesn’t mean it’s always the right information.
In fact, when it comes to skincare, there’s a lot of myths that are perpetuated online, or just through word of mouth over the years!
Thankfully you’re reading the Zove Beauty Blog - where we are committed to debunking beauty myths once and for all!
As with any skincare product or step, we want to understand exfoliating really works, what type of exfoliant is best and whether you really do need it in your skincare routine.
We bet you’re wondering the same things too. We recently caught up with Dr Ritu Gupta (Dr Ritu), Sydney based cosmetic and medical dermatologist, to get expert advice on all things related to exfoliating.
We’re asking the critical questions as we head into 2021, Zovers. We caught up with Dr. Sam Elis, Board-Certified Dermatologist, to break down the what, why, when and how behind cleansing. And as always, we’re sharing the answers with you.
The Zove Beauty Crew has discovered and used some excellent beauty products this year and we want to share our intel with you! In the interests of spreading joy (‘tis the season after all) and sharing more about ourselves with you, we welcome you to our 2020 beauty round up.
So, pull up a chair and pour yourself your favourite drink and let’s talk about all things 2020 beauty!
If there’s been one silver lining to 2020, it’s the extra time that we’ve all had to really nail our basic skincare routines.
Now that you’ve got your basic skincare routine down pat, you might be thinking it’s to take things up a notch with the help of cosmeceutical products, which are supposed to target specific skin concerns.
In order to get the most out of your cosmeceutical skincare, it’ll help to know exactly what it is, how it works and whether it actually benefits your skin.
Have you ever thought about also working out your face?
We know, it sounds a little weird, but a face workout has a range of benefits that you’ll be grateful for. Don’t believe us? Well, we’ve broken down the benefits of a face workout and how to do one!