It’s a habit most acne sufferers know. That insatiable urge to run and check the mirror a thousand times a day.
I’ve been there. You’ve been there.
What are we actually doing when we go to check the mirror? What are we trying to accomplish?
For some reason we are grasping to the desperate hope that the acne has magically cleared up in the last five minutes.
Except, of course, we know it hasn’t.
And then all that happens is that we are just reminded about our skin and more miserable than ever.
And we logically know this is pointless and just creates more pain. And may lead to picking at our skin, which makes our acne worse.
So why do we keep doing it? [Read more…]