As a society, we are absolutely obsessed with skin. To be comfortable with ourselves, we feel we need to have perfectly smooth, pore-less, un-pigmented and youthful skin. For many of us, that’s a reality that is painfully hard to reach, and at times difficult to imagine.
I’ve had acne since I was a teenager, and there have been times that it was difficult to look at myself in the mirror or leave my bedroom without layers of foundation and concealer on. Some people may say that I felt that way because I’m vain, but if you think that then you haven’t ever experienced severe acne.