Hey friends – today we’re continuing our series of interviews with people who have cleared their skin naturally and holistically.
We get to find out what worked for them and what didn’t! And today’s is from Love Vitamin reader, Jessica.
These are posted every other week, and if you have cleared your skin naturally and want to fill out your own interview to be featured on The Love Vitamin, then just click here!
What was your experience with acne? How many years did you have it; how did it make you feel?
I had bouts with acne on and off, starting when I was about 13. In high school, it didn’t bother me so much. I figured it was just a phase and I’d grow out of it.
During my freshman year of college, things changed.
I have a very vivid memory of a picture someone took of me. The moment it was developed (yes, it was the era before digital cameras!) and I laid eyes on it, I knew things needed to change.
I felt childish—no college student should look like that. I was practically an adult. Adults don’t have acne.
I felt unattractive. All around me were beautiful co-eds. I suddenly felt like all my other positive attributes were totally irrelevant just because this one issue plagued me.
What kinds of things did you try prior to holistic healing that didn’t work?
I tried just about every prescription medication out there.
The heavy-duty oral pills I took made me fearful. What were they actually doing to my body?!
The topical creams left my skin red, irritated, flaky and almost worse than it was before starting treatment. [Read more…]