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Randa.moo

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Okay so I have so my acne has been pretty severe lately and I have been really struggling with it. However though my self esteem is going down with it. I have decided to not wear make up to cover, I am really insecure without it. Trying to make myself believe I am beautiful without it. Do any of you know any good ways to help self esteem? Or having yourself feel beautiful even with acne?

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    • shoe

      373d

      I have had that same issue. I dont really wear foundation anymore, even though I still have acne. I have learned that I can't use makeup to cover up what I dont like because that will just make it worse. I have found a skin care routine that works, and I don't have that much acne anymore. Oh! I would always wear mascara because I hated my short blonde eyelashes, but I started putting caster oil on them with a mascara wand, and they have grown and are really strong now! Yes, I do look better with makeup, but wearing it can make you look worse when you take that off. Try to look at it as improving your skin care and trying to accept that you look the way you look and make up can't change the way you look with it.

    • shoe

      373d

      I have had that same issue. I dont really wear foundation anymore, even though I still have acne. I have learned that I can't use makeup to cover up what I dont like because that will just make it worse. I have found a skin care routine that works, and I don't have that much acne anymore. Oh! I would always wear mascara because I hated my short blonde eyelashes, but I started putting caster oil on them with a mascara wand, and they have grown and are really strong now! Yes, I do look better with makeup, but wearing it can make you look worse when you take that off. Try to look at it as improving your skin care and trying to accept that you look the way you look and make up can't change the way you look with it.

    • frogs

      384d

      Accepting your skin the way it is is important but also if makeup make you feel better I don’t think it’s that bad. I’ve been trying to accept my acne and not make it worse with makeup but I’ve found that doing fun/a little more bold eye makeup makes me feel better. Small steps 🤷‍♀️

    • pandamoose

      384d

      I struggle with acne and confidence on a normal basis but I also never wear makeup. I think just go about your day like normal and if you have spots that really bother you, take small amounts of makeup to cover those spots or I use band aids to not pick at them and make it worse. Acne is normal and everyone gets it no matter what they say.

      • Randa.moo

        384d

        @pandamoose so is using make up to make me feel better okay? I just also don’t want it to worsen my acne either. Know any good ones btw?

        • pandamoose

          384d

          @Randa.moo just use like the little skin colored lip stick looking things and blend out your skin a little. But only that. Otherwise it's too much. Brand matters to your skin. My skin is very sensitive but the basic brands work well for me. Just wash it off when your done. Wear it as little as possible

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