PSA: Your Acne Products Might Be Making You Break Out

Why the acne-fighting ingredients that worked in your teens may not work for adult acne

The Most Surprising Ways Your Skin Changes Through the Years
Just when you thought you finally had your skin figured out, it finds new ways to surprise you. (Is that a zit? And a wrinkle? Wait a minute, is it a zit on top of a wrinkle?
As Masks Become a Mainstay, So Does Maskne
BalmLabs’ Chief Dermatologist, Dr. Robin Schaffran, Shares Her Tips on How to Tackle 2020’s Distressing New Skin Condition
7 Things You Might Not Know About Adult Acne
1. So many people are dealing with it. If you feel like the only grown woman contending with puberty 2.0, you’re definitely not. The American Academy of Dermatology reported a surge in adult acne in recent years, especially among women,...
What is dull skin — and how do I get rid of it?
Dr. Robin Schaffran on dullness and the best ways to liven things up.
What Is Stress Eating Doing to My Skin?
BalmLabs’ chief dermatologist Dr. Robin Schaffran explains the link between that bag of fries and adult acne.
What’s Behind Dry, Acne-Prone Skin in Men — and How To Deal With It
Dr. Robin Schaffran explains why more men are dealing with acne and dullness in adulthood, and the easy steps that can help.
What to Expect When You’re Not Expecting Perimenopause
Perimenopause is a mystery to most women, even as they're going through it. We map out the wild and unpredictable life stage that starts a lot earlier than you think.
How Adult Acne Affects Mental Health
For millions of American women, adult acne is both a symptom and a cause of chronic stress.
Why Does Stress Take Such a Huge Toll on My Skin?
Dr. Robin Schaffran explains the link between hormonal shifts, chronic stress and that enormous zit on your chin.
Are you there, Judy Blume? It’s Me, Again
I’m 38, I’m kinda sweaty, and I have questions.
What Does Clean Beauty Even Mean?
Two skincare scientists demystify one of the industry’s most hotly debated terms.
‘It’s Improved My Mental Health. I’m So Much More Relaxed’

ClearBalm users share their stories of changing skin and the frustration of dealing with adult acne.

Meet Our Chief Derm and Go-To Expert for All Things Skincare
BalmLabs' chief dermatologist, Dr. Robin Schaffran, on the distinct — and overlooked — skincare needs of women over 30.
6 Skincare Actives We Love
Spoiler alert: Our products use them all.