The shitstorm that plagued my face after RE-starting antibiotics and my first salicylic acid peel is finally dying down. I have only about three "live" pimples on my face. My face is definitely improving. The picture is in better lighting in the updated photo, so it may look like my face got worse, but in reality...it has gotten tons better
PHOTO UPDATE WEEK 1
GRRR. I know that patience is key, but my face looks like a pepperoni pizza.
Re-starting my antibiotics from scratch, plus the salicylic acid peel 20% is purging EVERYTHING all at one go. I have red marks everywhere. My face has never looked so blotchy....I just hope that the "live" acne dies down and heals so I can start covering up the blotchiness with makeup! I do not mind makeup when my skin is smooth, but applying it when your skin has bumps just looks so gross in my opinion...even wors
Day 1 of using Skin Laboratories Salicylic/20 Gel Peel, bought from Amazon.
Cleaned my face with cetaphil soap. Dried my face. Wiped my face with alcohol wipes, to "de-fat". Took a gauze pad and poured some SA gel all over my face. Left it on for 5 minutes (maximum recommended time is 8 minutes). Washed it off with copious amounts of water.
There definitely was an uncomfortable stinging/burning sensation, but it was absolutely bearable.
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warning: this blog is gonna be me pretty much rambling. it gets confusing, but stick with me, people!!! ADD is a hell of a disorder
I'm in a mad rush to get my face cleared up before school starts in September. I went out of the country for three months to volunteer in a third world country. I was so busy with my work there that I totally neglected my face, and overall physical appearance lol. It's easy to ignore physical hygiene when shower and even drinking water is rationed. I also stoppe