‼️‼️REAL TALK RANT‼️‼️
I don’t think I’ve ever posted a non-makeup/non-filter selfie EVER so here it is. No makeup, no weave, no editing, NO FILTER! So let’s have some real talk right quick 😉
I have struggled with acne since I was 10 or 11. And it was AGGRESSIVE. I dealt with my face being in consistent pain from the cystic acne covering my face. and I used bangs (that looked terrible on me at the time) to cover the cysts on my forehead or always had my sleeves surrounding my cheeks and mouth to distract from it. WHICH WAS A TERRIBLE IDEA AND PROBABLY MADE IT WORSE....but moving on...
• I’m not shy and I did my best to never let it stop me from having fun and going to do things with friends or surrounded by people—but I could always feel the pain when I laughed, or smiled, or adjusted my glasses AND I always knew when people were focused on my face when having direct conversations. 😞
Now I’m not here trying to promote any specific acne cleaners or sell some product because EVERYONE’S SKIN IS DIFFERENT. I tried a multitude of acne cleansers and different antibiotics and spent so much money (a lot of my parents’ which I definitely don’t thank them enough for) and went to a dermatologist and after a while my face started to wrinkle and crack and the cysts were still so prevalent. My face was getting covered in very dark spots (hyperpigmentation. All of the scars on my body heal very dark) More than 10 YEARS passed of consistently battling myself until I decided I couldn’t keep up. THEN I JUST STOPPED EVERYTHING. •
My dermatologist told me I have sensitive skin-....THAT FRICKEN SIMPLE. She said stop everything and give your face time to heal. No more washes, no more toners, just @neutrogena Facial wipes and an all natural charcoal body scrub from @wholefoods. 😱
In a matter of months my acne is almost fully clear. The signs of scarring are disappearing and I feel comfortable being in public with NOTHING covering my face. NOW yes I do use @rodanandfields#unblemish to MAINTAIN my complexion, but only once or twice a week. The other days I still use my favorite facial wipes and charcoal scrub♥️ •
🎶“You like my face? Gee thanks just washed it”😂😘🎶