preventative

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ACIDS. They’re a trip!

Acids can be extremely helpful and useful when it comes to taking care of your skin. If used properly they can prevent, treat and protect. However, there are so many to choose from that the journey in selecting the right one for you can be confusing. In fact, many people end up using too many…

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Keratosis Pilaris

Keratosis Pilaris “KP”. Along with acne and ingrown hairs, KP is one of the skin conditions we get the most questions about at Queen Bee. Although there is no known cure for KP, it is harmless, but we understand that many people are very self conscious of those tiny red bumps on the back of…

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Folliculitis – The Other F Word

Folliculitis, Psuedofolliculitis Barbae, Pseudofolliculitis, Folliculitis Barbae, Hot Tub Folliculitis – I mean come on, how many ways can you spell out that a follicle is inflamed, irritated or infected?! We are going to try to spell out what the “F” is going on with this common skin condition so that you don’t freak out if…

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Maskne

What is Maskne:  Maskne AKA “Mask Acne” is caused through prolonged use of facial masks, which are a necessity during the Covid-19 pandemic and will almost certainly be a part of our lives for the future, especially during cold and flu seasons. It can affect everybody, but especially if you are more prone to acne,…

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Your pH Balance

We see beauty bloggers throw around the use of the words “pH balance” a lot, but before you start worrying about it, let’s explain what it is and its function.  What is a pH balance and how do I know it’s off?   It means the “potential for hydrogen”.  We use this scale to determine the…

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