The Fear of Being Seen and Acne

Acne is extremely physical. When you have it, you feel it, you see it, and you do everything in your power to try and hide it. And when you can’t seem to hide it, the next best thing is to hide yourself. There’s this innate fear about being seen when you have acne, and even when your acne is gone, it’s hard to step back out and face the world. But what if this fear of being seen is actually a causative factor for your pimples? We can all agree that having acne is emotional, but there are also psychosomatic [...]

The Fear of Being Seen and Acne2017-09-27T20:29:39-07:00

Mindset: How to Find Gratitude for Your Acne

It’s soooo easy to throw yourself a pity party, when an uninvited pimple parade shows up on your face. You’ll hide your face behind pounds of makeup, or even turn down social situations altogether. You get mad at your skin, and cry because it’s frustrating, it’s embarrassing, and hell, it just ain’t fair. You’re an adult after all, not some hormonally-enraged teenager! I know the easy thing to do is to embrace the emotion and allow yourself to be swallowed up by the depression and anxiety that acne can bring on. But sometimes, the easy thing, isn’t always the right [...]

Mindset: How to Find Gratitude for Your Acne2016-11-03T20:45:15-07:00
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