My skin has cleared!
It didn't take long at all - the very next morning after dropping Murad's Clarifying Cleaner, I noticed HUGE improvement.
Aside from some red marks and very few closed comedones, my skin is clear! Paula's Choice 1% BHA lotion and Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser were just what my skin needed. They are extremely gentle, they don't sting or make my skin feel tight, and they don't dry me out.
Even without being harsh, they are preventing breakouts and quickly elimina
Well, I just started college about a week ago. Unfortunately, I think my skin is in the worst state it has been in a long time. I thought the culprit was my Paula's Choice BHA liquid, but I have recently discovered that is not the case.
I have been using Murad's clarifying cleanser for a couple of months now. It worked great to begin with, but now I am far from great. My skin is super oily and flaky at the same time and I am red all over. I stopped using Paula's Choice and I know that my moi
So it has now been 12 days since I have started using Paula's Choice 2% BHA liquid and De La Cruz Sulfur Ointment. Here are my thoughts so far on the individual products:
Paula's Choice 2% BHA Liquid
I'm still not sure how I feel about this product. The good news is: my closed comedones (what I was trying to eradicate by buying this product in the first place) are 100% gone on my cheek and about 80% vanished on my forehead. The bad news is: my skin looks simply awful. Although I'm producing
Today was a pretty rough day. Looking in the mirror this morning actually upset me quite a bit. Although I know that my skin is coming along fine, I didn't like what I saw in the mirror. There were no new breakouts, just the same scarring and comedones, but it made me feel pretty hopeless. Generally I feel the most upset about my acne in the morning. I guess it's because I somehow always expect to wake up and see big improvements. Having patience is difficult.
I got a little sun today and af
Although I have been browsing this website for several years, I just joined as a member a couple of days ago. This website and its users have directed me to the products I use that have helped me achieve clear skin. This community was always helpful and encouraging to me as a mere lurker, so I have joined in hopes of helping and encouraging others the same way many of you did for me.
And although my skin has come a long way, it is by no means 100% clear. I still struggle with my self-esteem