This is a reader story from Barbora – actually, it’s an email she sent me and it’s such a cool story that I asked if I could share with The Love Vitamin:
I am sure you receive a lot of similar e-mails every week. Nevertheless, I decided to write you and say thank you because mainly thanks to you, my skin and health and, consequently, my life got better. 🙂
My name is Barbora and I am from the Czech Republic. I am 23-year-old. I suffered from mild/moderate acne since I was 15.
I felt ashamed when somebody looked at my face closely, I lacked self-confidence (not necessarily because of acne), I hated when somebody pointed out when my skin got worse and that I should do something about (like I didn’t know better!)
At the beginning I tried to put various cosmetics products on my face (some cheaper, some not so much). Of course, it didn’t work. And my skin got much worse. I believe I threw it out of balance even more.
After some time (and several not-very-tactful comments), I gave it up and went to a dermatologist. She prescribed me some kind of face lotion and it worked quite well. But only temporarily. [Read more…]