MY JOURNEY WITH ADULT ACNE

MY JOURNEY WITH ADULT ACNE

I was fortunate to go through puberty with minimal acne. My skin has always been good to me and I thought I was just blessed genetically, until last January. Out of nowhere I started getting the worst cystic acne ever. It did a lot to my self-esteem, but worse than that, it was excruciatingly painful. They were so deep and tender that little things even like accidentally bumping one while reaching up to adjust my hair would have me wincing and holding back tears. Not exaggerating. I examined my diet, my sleep, my stress levels... everything you can think of. Finally, come May I went to the dermatologist and now my biggest regret is not going sooner!

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