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Acne Stories

Acne is more than a skin disorder

Acne is also life stories, ambitious journeys, myths and facts

I don't show him that I'm sad

He says the acne is the first thing people see. Always.
And he feels judged as an unhealthy person every time he meets new people. I don't know how to help him and apparently the doctors don't know either.

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Don’t wait!

3 reasons to take your teen with acne straight to the doctor

Romance and acne

How does acne affect people in their romantic endeavours?

Acne myths and facts

Sort out the myths from scientifically verified facts about acne 

The confidence began to disappear

Christina had flawless skin until her mid-twenties, when she was diagnosed with stress.

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My acne is gone, but I still have scars… Why?

Acne is already very painful, but even when we can get rid of it, sometimes it may leave a permanent memory on our skin.

Your acne does not define you

Just ask your friends and family!

Dealing with teenage acne

It is a complicated period of any one’s life and something like acne does not make it any less complicated for neither the teenager or their parents.

My acne journey - from acne patient to acne treatment advocate

“There is no single disease which causes more psychic trauma, more maladjustment between parent and children, more insecurity and feelings of inferiority and greater sums of psychic suffering than does acne vulgaris” 

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Acne can occur anywhere on your body, not just on your face!

As your body is covered in skin and acne is a skin disease, it can occur almost anywhere on your body although most people associate acne with the face.

3 Tips: what Not to Say to Someone with Acne

Here are a few tips on what NOT to say to someone who has acne, loved one or otherwise.

What happens when acne becomes the reality of adult life?

Issues like powerlessness, confidence and identity concerns arise when this skin condition claims an emotional toll

I never feel totally happy

“If a person has acne it’s the first thing you see. It makes me feel sad though,…. that I have kind of become my acne”. 

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