The Down To Earth PCOS Nutrition Podcast

Managing Hormonal Acne w/ Master Aesthetician Nicole Giacobbe

Ep 63: Managing Hormonal Acne w/ Nicole Giacobbe

Welcome back to the Down to Earth PCOS Nutrition Podcast. Today we are speaking about managing hormonal acne with my special guest, Nicole Giacobbe, who has been a Master Aesthetician of over 20 years. Nicole is my personal aesthetician and during my visits, she has shared so much knowledge with me in regards to acne, and I’m so excited that she’s here to share this knowledge with you. 


If you are someone who struggles with acne, who has been overwhelmed and maybe you don’t know where to start or what might or might not be working for your skin, this episode will be helpful to you in giving you insight to managing and healing your skin. 


What You’ll Learn on This Podcast Episode:

  • Learn how common it is for women in late years to still have acne
  • How hormones affect acne
  • Learn what acne is and how a pimple is formed
  • Where hormonal acne is most common
  • What you can do to heal and manage acne
  • Learn the difference between healing acne and managing acne
  • Hygiene practices to follow 
  • What type of cleansers are most recommended
  • If makeup wipes are good for your skin
  • Why scrubs aren’t a great option for your skin
  • Best way to exfoliate your skin
  • Why topical retinoids can be helpful for your hormonal acne caused by your PCOS
  • How sunscreen can help your skin health
  • How Nicole works  with clients in her practice
  • Chemical peels for your skin and the benefits
  • How chemical peels work
  • The benefits and typical results of a hydrafacials
  • Blue LED light for your skin and its benefits
  • Recommendations for products and skincare
  • Vitamins to help with acne


Helpful PCOS Links:

Connect with Nicole on Instagram:@njskinqueen

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