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Teen acne sparks issues with confidence and looks

Teen acne sparks issues with confidence and looks

Editorial Board
February 3, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News, Opinion, Staff Editorials

Lizzie Bruce While almost all students get acne at some point due to puberty, genetics or environmental triggers, harsh stigma and lack of media representation can make acne-stricken teens feel abnormal and alone in their battle for clear skin. While shows like “Glee” and “Gossip Girl” relate to the young...

Beauty becomes skin-deep

Beauty becomes skin-deep

India Thieriot, News Editor
February 1, 2017
Filed under Features

Inside the cardboard box senior Charlotte Cobb ordered a week earlier was pink glossy lining and black block letters reading “Skin first. Makeup second.” In addition to the cleanser and moisturizer she ordered, was pink bubble wrap, a complimentary pack of stickers, and a poster. The sleek, simp...

Acne types go beyond the surface

Acne types go beyond the surface

Lisabelle Panossian, Editor-in-Chief
February 1, 2017
Filed under Features

After reluctantly rolling out of bed in the morning, many adolescents meet a mirror to what can be an aggravating revelation of painful red bumps or small black and white spots, that somehow emerged overnight. “It definitely changed how I viewed my physical appearance,” senior Mackenzie Maly, w...

Using ‘the pill’

Using ‘the pill’

India Thieriot, News Editor
January 5, 2017
Filed under Features

While asking for birth control pills can often be an awkward conversation between mother and daughter because of its association with sexual activity, BCPs can also be used to alleviate menstrual cramps, make menstruation more regular and help with facial acne. Not all oral contraceptives are crea...

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