Submit your skincare questions to Dr. Agnes, CEO of Herborium and natural medicine expert
Anyone with adult acne is probably well aware of the
countless solutions being offered out there, from over the counter topical
cleansers, to natural remedies, to prescription drugs. Because we live in a
consumer-culture, we’re often directed to throw products, and money, at our
problems, whatever they may be. With ads and commercials telling us what we
need to do more of, it’s easy to overlook one very important question: what’s
not working for my skin?
Much in the same way that using water to put out a grease fire
will only make things worse, thousands of people looking to treat their acne
end up reaching for the wrong solutions, which can often exacerbate the
problem, leading to prolonged symptoms!
We’ve compiled a short list of reasons that we, as skincare experts,
often witness from people frustrated with their own regimens. If any of these
sound like you, don’t fret! We’ve also got a solution for every misstep that
will hopefully get you rerouted, and on the right track toward clear skin!
If you’re feeling frustrated with your skincare routine’s
results, it’s ok. You can take a step back, take a deep breath, and take a look
at what has, and hasn’t been working for you, and make adjustments accordingly.
When it comes to implementing change, a positive attitude can make all the
difference, so remember - you deserve clear skin you can be happy with, and you
CAN achieve your goals with a little perspective, and some practical knowledge
of what works for your skin.
What acne treatments have you tried again and again that just
don’t seem to be working for you? Do you know what type of acne you have, and
have you found anything that works for your skin? Tell us in the comments!