So this is my first entry, and I think I should start with who I am. Maybe this will help you relate and maybe stuff that helps me will help you!
So I'm a 21 year old girl with not too severe acne but enough acne to lower my self-esteem.
My journey so far:
I had baby skin throughout puberty. Like. My skin was epic. Beautiful. Made from the gods. Okay, maybe not that good but you get the picture. And then it slowly said "F you UnspoiledDude, F you!" and changed into this mess of a skin.
At about 18 years old I started to break out pretty bad and I didn't know what to do. So i tried self-made green tea cleanser and bought a completely new regimen based on natural cosmetics. And my skin just... It flipped out. Very badly. It got really dry and flaky and i broke out so much. I tried it for over two months so my skin could adjust to the new products. But it didn't! Who would've guessed that! Not me!
So i tried a line called "Avène", it's from France. It should be this really good stuff made out of special magical water from France and they don't use any ingredients that could harm or irritate your skin. It helped a little but didn't actually do much for my skin.
Eventually i just paid my doctor a visit and asked for any help. I didn't care what he would give me, I just wanted to have it. He gave me antibiotics called Tetralysal 300 mg and I had to take one pill a day for three months. They cleared up my skin pretty good and he told me that we're finished with the session. I stopped taking the pills but i went to the cosmetician once a month. My skin was okay until...
I saw a dermatologist yesterday and HE PUT ME ON THE SAME TABLETS. What the. Okay, I could've said something, like "Why are you putting me on the same tablets? They didn't work that well last time, did they?". But I am too shy to say something. Life is eternal pain. Jokes aside guys.
So what now? I don't want to take those tablets again. My stomach is really weak and antibiotics aren't helpful. So i ordered "Burgerstein Skin", it's supposed to help my skin renew itself and protect it from gross stuff from the air. Sounds nice, will try for two months, we will see.
Maybe I'll take the antibiotics, maybe I won't. I'll try the Burgerstein Skin first, combined with:
- Drinking a lot of water
- Getting enough sleep
- Taking my hair out of my face when I go to sleep
- Not touching my face
- Eating as healthy as I can
So let's start this journey again. At least I am hyped that I can write blog entries.