Tuesday, June 16, 2009

The Teenage Years all Over Agian

Posted by Rin Buth at 10:55 AM
Yikes, I'm breaking out big time. Six months ago, I had flawless skin. People used to comment on it all the time. Now? I look like I belong in highschool. Actually, when I was in highschool I never had pimples this bad. It's disgusting! They're so red and take over both my cheeks and my chin. I don't know what I can do to make it go away. But I really need to get rid of it because it's getting me down.

I haven't done anything different to my usual skincare regime so I don't understand why I'm breaking out so bad. I think it's due to hormones... I'm still breastfeeding my son, but a couple of months ago I got my period agian. I think that was when my skin started breaking out lots. So how do you get rid of pimples due to hormones? You can't, right? You just have to ride it out.

I've been washing my face carefully, usually twice a day but occasionally only once. Every few days I use an exfoliant and I'm meticulous when it comes to moisterizing. I'm using products that have always got along with my skin. I dab on pimple cream where needed. I'm eating fairly well. So what else can I do to get rid of these pimples? Even though the pimples dry out quickly after I use pimple cream on it, I find that it leaves a red spot which doesn't seem to fade at all. I have these spots all over my cheeks. It's so gross.

Anyone have any suggestions? I'm freaking out! Go away, pimples! Leave me alone, please! Let my skin be beautiful agian!

5 comments:

Monica on June 16, 2009 at 9:18 PM said...

Hi,
I'm almost 30 and I still have acne prone skin. Look into acidopholous (?) and maca root. I take it and its helped quite a bit.:)

Monica on June 16, 2009 at 9:20 PM said...

Also, I know you breast feed, so u really gotta look into it. Acidopholous is a probiotic, and maca root helps with your hormones. Get them from vitacost.com..very cheap! Hope that helps hun, I know how you feel!

dirtontherocks.com on June 17, 2009 at 8:07 AM said...

i feel the same way about my skin. i've been breaking out and haven't had a problem before. hopefully you find a cure for it as im looking for one to get rid of mine. good luck :)

Tali on June 19, 2009 at 10:05 AM said...

Calm down no1. Its hormonal so the more balanced your body and mind are the more calm your skin will be.

1. USe natural products. A Rose water toner is always a good start..

2. Take green tea. Either 2 cups a day or a capsule a day.. it helps cleanse a system.

3. Not too much moisturizer.. especially before bed.

Hope your hanging in there.. dont stress it will be over soon enough. After a few more periods it will calmm down!

xo.ParisVanity. on June 23, 2009 at 4:33 AM said...

aww me 2 sometimes my face breaks out its horrible =/ i wish it didnt but i try to drink more water and wash my face seems like everything your doing but good luck !

exoh paris vanity

ps your sons s are adorable =)

 

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