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mel1993- My Experience with Acne



A Decision I Never Thought I'd Make.

Posted by mel90, 29 August 2014 · 138 views

Hey everyone!

I have had BAD acne for almost 5 years. I am so terribly sick of it. In the beginning I genuinely thought I could go to the drugstore, find a magic potion and just be rid of the blemishes. I have come to realize that the very long isle FILLED with various brands of bullshit don't do anything if your acne is both hormonal and persistent. I h...


My Face.

Posted by mel90, 29 July 2014 · 125 views

Hey everyone. its about a week before that special time of month and my face won't let me forget it. So I thought I would share a few pictures of what my skin looks like. I wanted to upload the pictures from my phone- you would actually see every lump and bump but that failed so check out these crappier webcam versions http:////dn4iqhjvtt3...loudfront.ne...


Quick Acne Treatment For Immediate Results

Posted by mel90, 19 July 2014 · 118 views

Hey everyone!

So tomorrow people are coming over to my house. I guess this has caused me much stress. anyways my skin has been vicious. My chin had lines of painful bumps all over it. and my cheek acne came back with a vengeance. I really wish I took a before and after picture to show you how well this treatment works. 

So because I got desperate I...


Makeup And Acne

Posted by mel90, 01 July 2014 · 177 views

Do you ever feel like your part of a vicious cycle? Battling with hating your pimples, covering them, and then hating the new breakouts- I have fought this struggle for almost 5 years now. I don't like makeup. At first I did. I thought it would help me feel better. However, washing my face late at night and realizing the problems were still there, worse,...


The Sun- Acne Friend Or Foe?

Posted by mel90, 28 June 2014 · 125 views

Hey everyone!

I have had this obsession with avoiding the sun for the past 2 years. I wear huge hats, cover my face with the mirror thing in the car in the weirdest angles, and never swim. Anyways, I have noticed that my skin really didn't improve in these past two years. I just basically stayed whiter than my usual self and my pimples and scars actually...


Is Ice The Secret Acne Cure?

Posted by mel90, 26 June 2014 · 165 views

Hey everyone!

Being a victim to acne often means constant Google searches for cures- most of the time we seek fast working cures! 
I remember having a big family gathering and freaking out the night before because my acne had no mercy. I was covered with breakouts and needed a quick solution. I came across ice for the first time as a solution for ac...


Does Changing How You Clean Your Face Help With Acne?

Posted by mel90, 26 June 2014 · 93 views

Hello all, I have got a pretty random topic today! I want to talk about how I clean my face and how it has really helped my acne :)

I know we have all heard of the Clarisonic or face brushes in general. I have been using a similar (significantly cheaper) face brush by Olay. I used to be quite skeptical about these types of devices because its of course,...


Hormonal Acne Solutions

Posted by mel90, 24 June 2014 · 205 views

Hey all!

Having PCOS has caused me to basically rarely have clear skin. I often go through endless cycles of breakouts. I have massive eruptions on my face just before that time of month (not just 1 or 2 small ones- like 6-7 large deep painful cystic bumps). After the time of month I heal and usually get less severe pimples on the way. Then it repeats!...


How I Fade My Acne Scars!

Posted by mel90, 23 June 2014 · 364 views

If your anything like me- acne scars are stressful. I have tried so many things. Lemons, baking soda, cucumbers, vichy spot treatment, garnier glycolic acid peel for scars, scar fade, coconut oil, tamanu oil, maderma- the list actually goes on. What I have found to be most effective: 2 things AND 2 others that have had some effectiveness for others!

1) T...


Do You Limit Yourself Because Of Acne?

Posted by mel90, 22 June 2014 · 103 views

Recently I have been really thinking about some of my decisions. I have really realized that a lot of things I have done that have caused me misery are a result of how I have seen myself. For this I will be using my relationship as an example.

I have been in a relationship for about 4 years. we met when I was 17. I was surprised that someone found me att...





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