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No. 300

I have moderate acne on my face and moderate/severe acne on my chest and back. Ive had it since a teenager and never really cared but recenetly decided that I ought to do something about it.

Has anyone had any experience with this?
Any over the counter products you would recommend?
Any lifestyle changes?

No.301

>>300
Obvious lifestyle changes would be to drink more water, wash yourself, and wash all your sheets regularly.
I find that the less you obsessively try to manage it, the better your results. Stress can make a big difference.

No.302

Generally eating better also really helps. Of course, bathing daily and generally being more hygenic are serious helps. There also are prescription solutions available that may be logical if your acne is hormonal or something not directly caused by you, but I imagine that would be a discussion to have with a doctor.

No.303

I highly recommend taking a look at /r/skincareaddiction's wiki, they have a pretty good suggested beginner routine to follow. For years I had a bit of acne that I could never seem to escape no matter how careful I was about not touching my face, but I followed a few of their tips/suggestions and it cleared right up! I can't speak to how effective their advice is when it comes to moderate/severe acne since mine was really minor, but it seems like a lot of people have found success with the advice there.

https://www.reddit.com/r/SkincareAddiction/wiki/index

Aside from that, general upkeep stuff like drinking plenty of water, not touching your face, maintaining a healthy diet, is really important. I also agree with >>302 , talking to a dermatologist would be in your best interest since you said your acne is a bit on the severe side.

No.304

>>303
big up, man
that place really helped me out when i was a teen

No.307

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>>303
>sebaceous filaments
>Great! Now I know what those are and how to get rid of the-
>unfixable

I'm even more disappointed.

No.577

>>300
I know this may be a bit late since this post is over a year old, but I personally have a nice older croatian lady in my town that does skincare for her customers. It costs 50-60€ an hour, depending on how much she likes you and how nice and polite you are to her. It really helped me going there about once a month. Also, as an additional tip, for anything service related, if you're european, go to eastern european people, the vast majority of them are honest and hard working people that do their job well because they believe it's the right thing to do, not because they get money out of it unless you hit one of the rare mines where you get your shit fucked up because they don't know what they're doing and are hoping you don't notice.



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