AuthorMonika Hristova

Monika is the Editor-in-Chief at SkinPractice. She is a skin care addict and researcher, who feels strongly about helping people with different cosmetology conditions from alopecia to warts. You can read her recommendations and advice both here at SkinPractice or at Quora where she answers skincare-related questions frequently and is the most viewed author in the Skincare category with more than 3 million views or follow her on LinkedIn. She is also a certified skin care specialist with certification from the cosmetic College in Sofia.

Scars: The Myths and The Facts


If your skin is affected by scar formations, you are probably looking for a solution to help you eliminate the skin damage. But before you choose to spend your money on something that is supposed to help you with this, it might be a good idea to learn some facts about scaring and the process of scar fixig. Facing the important facts, separating them from the false beliefs marketers keep promoting...

Laser scar removal [How is it done and what to expect]

laser scar removal

We live in a society where the physical appearance is extremely important for a person’s self-esteem, and the pursuit of perfection is embedded in human perception. This is why, it is quite understandable the desire to use various techniques for correcting the visible imperfections covering the skin and, at the same time, looking for alternative methods for the removal of wrinkles, scars...

Pimple popping without leaving a scar


You know the feeling when you get a raging zit right before a big event? When you look at yourself in the mirror and a red, swollen pimple stares back at you? And then the immediate urge to pop it, pulling the content out… One thing is for sure – no one will ever tell you “Pop your pimples – this is how you will get rid of them!”. Uncontrolled popping/squeezing of...

What is Fakespot?


Have you ever felt betrayed and disappointed after ordering products on the Internet? For instance, you read an awesome review of an electronic device you wanted to buy for a long time. You click on the link and start reading the reviews that are supposed to be written by real customers. It all looks fine – everybody says how great this product is and how you should definitely have it. At...

Puriderma Scar Cream [Fastest scar solution]


With more than 1000 reviews, most of which extremely positive, Puriderma scar cream managed to earn a noble position among the best scar removal creams. The formula is developed to help lighten and fade the appearance of topical scars and other skin discolorations, as a result of acne, cuts, stretch marks, c-sections, and surgeries. Puriderma cream contains various herbal extracts, aiming to...

Fixing keloid scars [Is it a lost cause?]

Keloid scar

It is hard to think of a person who doesn’t have at least one scar. In general, scars are permanent “marks” on the skin resulting from an injury. They are formed over the wounded area as a result of the healing process after a skin burn, cut, inflammation, procedure, acne, trauma, etc. Damage to the deeper layer of the skin – the dermis – is usually a prerequisite...

Best Seborrheic Dermatitis Shampoos

best OTH enhanced shampoo

The shampoo that will keep seborrheic dermatitiss symptoms at bay is the one that has two main characteristics: prevents hair loss and eliminates dandruff. How to choose the best OTH shampoo for seborrhea? When looking for a shampoo, it is highly recommended to choose a formula, specially developed for seborrheic dermatitis, as normal shampoos won’t stop the spreading of the fungus. Phat...

The best essential oils for reducing scars

Scar removal oil

Scar reducing essential oils are often a preferred option for consumers because of the rich nourishing ingredients in them. They are easily absorbed by the skin, keep it well moisturized for a prolonged period of time while stimulating the skin cell renewal. Which are the best essential oils for scars? Essential oils for fixing scars are good for evening out the skin tone –  massaging the...

Scarinex Scar Removal Cream & Gel [FDA-approved and GMP-certified]


Pros and cons of Scarinex topical gel Pros: This product uses a proprietary blend of five different types of 100% cosmetic grade silicone Scarinex is formulated by licensed skin practitioners and researchers The containing ingredients are chosen based on clinical data and researched materials Scarinex reduces the swelling surrounding the scar tissue Safeguards the skin from external pollutants...

Deux Derme Stretch Mark Intensive Cream [An honest review]


Deux Derme is a company, initially located in Switzerland, offering highly specialized formulas made of their proprietary variety of plant-derived extracts and oils. The company values the positive performance of their products, this is why they use the highest quality ingredients for the production of their products. Their anti-stretch mark cream is getting more and more attention, as it appears...

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