Help!!! Major stress break out.

posted 3 years ago in Beauty
Post # 3
1721 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

have you been to the dermatologist?  I was in your shoes a few months ago…i had the worst, ugliest most painful pimples…something i had never dealt with before.  turns out i had cystic pimples.  I’d never heard of them before but they’re super deep and i would have to go in for these shot things to clear it up.  SOrry probably TMI, but it wasn’t fun.  The dermatologist gave me some medicine…it took about 6 weeks to fully kick in…but my face is back to the pre-nightmare face i had for a while.  🙂

Post # 4
2687 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2015 - Ketchum, ID

@MistySoda:  This may be unrelated, but I want to bring it up just incase. Do you use makeup? If so, make sure your makeup brushes are washed at least once a week. I went a little too long this past month without washing them, and I was breaking out all over my face. and normally, my skin never breaks out. 

Post # 5
7997 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2013

Can you make an emergency dermatologist appointment? I’d say it’s worth it for this occasion.

I’m reluctant to give you advice because I don’t know your skin, and different things work for different people.

Most over-the-counter routines take a few weeks to see results, and can make things worse.

Don’t over-wash, and make sure anything you put on your skin is “non-comedogenic” (won’t clog pores). Are you using new products? I wouldn’t.

You could try getting a cleanser and moisturizer for acne-prone skin, but it may just make things worse.

Also.. try to relax. Exercise to reduce those stress hormones.

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