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Thursday, 6 December 2007
Acne and Psychological Health

For most people, acne is more than a cosmetic issue. Having to cope with this kind of skin problem can also an identity issue. Being able to take control of their acne can do wonders for a person’s self-esteem, pride, and social contributions. If you feel you are be held back from doing things in your life because of your acne, you will have to find ways to treat your acne or try to work around it. Whilst trying to find top acne products think about working on your self-esteem to make you feel better.


People who have acne often feel trapped. They may have tried to find ways to reduce the number of breakouts or have tried ways of covering their acne. In the meantime, however, their self-esteem has fallen. If you have these feelings, there are ways to help raise your self-esteem while trying to find a way to decrease the number of breakouts.

* Maintain a skin care regimen

* Do not give up on your physical appearance

* Find other ways to be happy

* Continue to meet people

* Focus on your positive attributes

* Visit a dermatologist or ask for advice on any new acne treatment that is available over the counter

* Keep a journal

These are all positive ways you can deal with your acne. You should not give up on your personal appearance just because you suffer from acne. You will feel more depressed if you do. You should continue pursing hobbies that are of interest to you and meeting new people along the way. You would be surprised how many people will not notice your acne the way you do.

Keeping a journal of how you are feeling is one way to let it out without disrupting your normal routine.

Visit a dermatologist if you can. They know more about acne these days and will be able to find a treatment that will work. Read reviews of products such as the exposed acne product to see how it has worked for others and to see if it may suit you.


If you keep your acne in perspective, you will find that it is not as big a deal as you may think. Many times we get caught up in appearance and forget who we really are. While this is normal, you should keep in mind that your skin will change over the years. People who have more acne usually have fewer wrinkles! That is certainly an advantage and once you find a proactive acne medicine you'll feel much better.

Posted by acnetreatments at 8:13 AM EST
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