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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

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

Although incorporating skin care into cosmetics has
recently become one of the trendier makeup optons,
product effectiveness oftentimes does not transcend
beyond marketing the product itself.

India Thieriot, News Editor

February 1, 2017

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, a chronic inflammatory skin condition, is characterized by blackheads, whiteheads, pimples and deeper lumps that occur on the face, neck, chest, back, shoulders and upper arms.

Lisabelle Panossian, Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2017

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

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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