I have never been that great at taking care of my skin, but a few years ago it really started to affect my self esteem. I realized that I was having a hard time going out in public, because I was just so nervous about people being grossed out by my pimples. I decided that I didn't want to live that way, so I started visiting a dermatologist. My first visit was a little nerve-wracking, but the doctor was really gentle and great to work with. He talked with me about my options, and recommended tips for avoiding breakouts. This blog is all about improving your skin one day at a time.
When it comes to someone with acne, you're probably imagining a gangly teenager with braces, awkwardly shuffling his or her feet before asking someone to the school dance. Time to open your eyes and look in the mirror, however. The face of acne today is potentially your own. Adult acne has recently been on the rise. With 51% of women in their 20sfacing acne as a problem, and upwards of 43% of men in their 20s seeing adult acne on the rise, this is a real problem that should be addressed. [Read More]