August 29, 2018

Last week, I published a review of scar treatments I've tried. Today I will be reviewing acne treatments I've tried. Whether it's stress-induced, hormone-related, a side effect of steroids, or an unknown cause, acne has been a part of my journey with chronic illness. Yes, I struggled with some acne since I was in grade 5, but it got much worse when I became sick.

Since I've been struggling with acne for more than half of my life, I've spent far too much money trying every product in the drugstore, every prescription cream my doctor has prescribed, many diet changes, naturopathic and homeopathic remedies, n...

August 15, 2018

If you've been following me on Instagram for the past year, you'll know that I've been trying everything under the sun to get my skin under control. I deal with acne, keratosis pilaris, atrophic scars from EDS, hyperpigmentation, mild localized psoriasis, and specific cystic acne scars on my shoulders, arms, and back. I developed cystic acne on my face, shoulders, arms, chest, and back when I developed a thyroid tumor. The scars this acne left behind prompted me to wear shirts with long sleeves (baggy t-shirts or cardigans) for two years. I was so insecure that I'd go out in a light beachy kimono/cardigan...

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