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The journey.

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How I Love My Acne

As the active pimples become less and less often, I have uncovered a beautiful array of scars marking my skin. Even the tiniest zit leaves a deep red/purple/brown splotch that refuses to go away. This has brought back the ever so pleasant 20-min. Make-up layering ordeal. But although I don't have the confidence to face the world with my patchwork colored face, I have defiantly found reasons to LOVE my acne. My acne has allowed me to understand people a lot better. I have never faced any rea

Neve

Neve

06/09/13

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06/12/13

 

Cautious

I am digging deep to understand my acne. I want to know what happens, why it happens and how I can prevent it. But everywhere I go I learn something else. Basicly I think I understand that my pores become filled with, dirt, oil, bacteria, etc. But it's when they become blocked by excess skin cells that results in pimples forming. Now if that's true the cure should be to remove the clogging skin cells while be gentle enough not to disturb currently active acne. I really support Dan and acne.org b

Neve

Neve

01/27/13

 

Cheating. Why?

I went into my clear skin journey on a mission, clear skin. So why would I make it harder for myself. I am so desperate to feel good about myself that I thought I could cheat my way to clear skin! NO NO NO, I need to cut my toner and I need to start waiting the appropriate time between steps, and I need to cut the facemasks. As I read the success stories the people with the best results were the ones who followed the Regimen exactly. I have to be honest with myself, I haven't. I also said I woul

Neve

Neve

01/24/13

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01/24/13

 

Week One - In Review

Well I guess my first week is over, if you can call it that. I made a promise to myself that I am never going to feel like this again. I'm tired of being afraid of my reflection. This week hasn't been outstandingly different than any others. Some days I see progress in my skin, others I wan't to cry over what it's become. Either way I'm working toward being permanently clear! I learnt that weekdays are easier than evenings and weekends. Even though I face more people in my day-to-day week l

Neve

Neve

01/21/13

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01/22/13

 

Why I Have Acne.

I don't really like to hear about acne history. It's a past that speaking about won't change, but I understand that for some people it helps them understand what they need to do now to avoid blemishes. I don't think it works that way for me. I don't know why I have acne. I come from a very tiny school of only about 300 students, of those my class has about 20 kids, of those I have a circle of about seven close friends, of those people only one person has acne, myself. I screwed myself about

Neve

Neve

01/20/13

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01/21/13

 

Rules

Use Recommended products only Keep hair off of skin Keep hands off of skin Wash hands before touching skin Change pillowcases daily Eat a clean, natural diet Use makeup wipes after sweating and between washes Avoid makeup Wash cheast and back everyday!! Keep things clean and organized Wear loose/light clothing Avoid anything rubbing/irritating skin Where sunscreen DRINK LOTS OF WATER Exfoliate weekly Be gentle on skin

Neve

Neve

01/20/13

 

What To Change? How To Get There?

I think acne.org has been an eye opener. I tried and I failed because of nothing but, myself and I am not the kind of person to crumble so easily. But my life is like running, I am really good at sprinting because I can push myself and work hard for those fifteen seconds. But when it comes to long distance I don't know how to pace myself and plan for the next 5km ahead. To me that means I can handle the here and now, I can handle today and get done what matters for the moment. But I can't think

Neve

Neve

01/13/13

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