Entries by Marjorie

Malassezia Folliculitis – Everything You Need to Know

    This is the most comprehensive article on the blog to date!  It’s literally everything you need to know about Malassezia folliculitis!  Or, Pityrosporum folliculitis.  Did you know Malassezia folliculitis and Pityrosporum folliculitis actually refer to the same condition?  We’ll discuss this more later.   For those of you who simply want treatment options, […]

Summer 2018 Skin Care Routine

  The dog days of summer are finally here and I wanted to share exactly what I’ve been using to continue keeping Pityrosporum folliculitis at bay during these hot and sweaty months. And, for those of you who are cost-conscious, don’t fret! I tend to keep things pretty conservative when it comes to my skin and […]

My Favorite Products for Pityrosporum Folliculitis

        I’ve decided to compile a list of my favorite products for Pityrosporum folliculitis (PF).  In other words, these are my holy grails!  These are the products that have helped me with Pityrosporum folliculitis or PF-related symptoms and are products that’ll always have my back.  Truthfully, it’s a list I wish I […]

Spring 2017 Skin Care Routine

  Every day I take extra measures to maintain clear, bump-free skin and keep Pityrosporum folliculitis at bay. The products I carefully select and consistently use have made a huge difference.  And, while my skin care routine may vary depending on the season and the condition of my skin, some products will always be staples.  […]

Using Nizoral Shampoo to Treat Pityrosporum Folliculitis

    Let’s just go ahead and address the biggest elephant in the room, shall we?!  The thought of using shampoo on anything other than your hair is ridiculous, right?  Well, hear me out…   Discovering Nizoral Shampoo   I first heard about using Nizoral Shampoo for Pityrosporum folliculitis while surfing through an online forum several years ago.  That’s […]

Become A Patron!

There’s good news! The Pityrosporum Blog is officially on Patreon!   What does this mean? Well, for one, we’re looking for patrons!   Who is a patron? A patron is someone who is committed to this blog’s success as much as we are. And since the success of this website is only as good as […]

What’s Pityrosporum Folliculitis?

    What exactly is Pityrosporum folliculitis?  Pityrosporum folliculitis is also known as Malassezia folliculitis.  Malassezia is a yeast commonly found on skin and is generally harmless.  Generally.  The problem occurs when the environment is ripe causing these yeast to overgrow and invade hair follicles thus causing a fungal infection of the skin.  Often times the […]

Treatment Options for Pityrosporum Folliculitis

  If you have Pityrosporum folliculitis, you may be able to skip the dermatologist and treat this pesky condition right at home.  But it depends.   In some research studies, topical treatments like creams and ointments were extremely beneficial against Pityrosporum folliculitis.  In other studies, the most effective treatment occurred when oral medication and topical […]

The Video That Went Viral

    When I created this YouTube video in 2016 I had no idea it would receive nearly as many views as it has.  A year later, this video has been viewed over half a million times and has approximately 700 comments, and growing.  On average, it receives anywhere from 30,000 to 65,000 views each […]