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Due to the stigma surrounding men’s skincare, men are often forced into a lose-lose situation in which they are mocked both for having acne and for trying to take care of their skin. To end this stigma, skincare must be seen as gender-neutral tools rather than feminine products.

Stigma around men’s skincare must be upended

Jake Fitzpatrick ’22 November 24, 2021

Growing up, I noticed that skincare was often a taboo subject among men. Conversations regarding moisturizers, face washes and toners were often shot down near-instantly by homophobic and sexist remarks....

Acne, although common, is not talked about often enough and the struggles that having acne can cause need to be further understood.

Acne shouldn’t be taken at face-value, when issues can lie beyond the skin

Charlotte Gurley ’23, Staff Writer June 11, 2021

It sticks out on my face. It’s one of the first things I obsess over when I look in the bathroom mirror each morning. Even with my mask up, I’m still embarrassed and in shame over what lies beneath....

Teenage girls suffering from acne struggle to look in the mirror and be confident. Acne ruins their self-esteem and self-confidence making them more fragile.

Acne is a true issue for teens: It’s time to treat it as such

Maria Krug ’22, Web Opinions Editor January 13, 2021

I look down while walking through crowds of classmates hoping the fluorescent school lights won’t reveal the red bumps on my face. I shuffle through the halls praying to go unnoticed, only to be asked,...

Cryotherapy introduced to Westport community

Cryotherapy introduced to Westport community

September 25, 2017

By Ava Simunovic ’20 and Julia Lombardo ’20

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