Tag Archives: acne

Acne Journal Moved.

1 Mar

If you are looking for my acne journal, it now has it’s own website. You can click the link on the right hand side in the “Blog Roll” area where you can also find the link to Solutions Acne & Skin Care or click below!



Face freedom 3

18 Dec

Sorry it took so long to get this post up.

Well, although my face looks much better than it did at my first meeting with Carol, I hadn’t made a lot of progress since my last visit.

So after evaluating my skin and doing an extraction, she determined that I needed a stronger benzoyl peroxide. After a couple if days I’m pretty sure I can tell there’s been an improvement. My next appointment is this coming Tuesday and we’ll see what Carol thinks.

I’ve posted some pictures so you can compare! Also check out Solutions web page. You’ll find the link to your right in the “blog roll”.

Face Freedom 2

5 Dec


Well my face is looking much much better! Carol has helped me so much. I had my doubts that anything could make it better. My face isn’t as red and the severity of the blimishes has diminished. I did get a little dry, but she told me how to adjust the way I was using the products to lessen that effect. Here’s a pic so you can compare for yourself!!

Face freedom 1

17 Nov

Today I went to Solutions Acne & Skin Care in Johnson City to meet with Carol about my face. I want to tell you about my experience.
I was a little nervous about having somebody literally inspect me under a magnifying glass, but she made me feel very comfortable about it all. She asked about my facial cleansing habits, products and make up I use, and then the basic medical history that everyone asks for. She looked at my skin and evaluated it’s condition. I got a hot towel and steam treatment, she cleared some impacted pores (while reminding me not to pick and if I had a bad one to come back and she’d see if she could get it) and then a hydrating mask that left me face feeling soft and refreshed.

She tried a couple of products on my face to see how my skin reacted. Then she picked out the products and routine that she felt would work best for my skin. She was very approchable with questions (which I had a whole bunch of) and was very clear on how the products were to be used.

I was there about one and a half hours. I was sent home with printed instructions and told to call if I had any concerns or questions during my home treatments. I go back in two weeks for a re-evaluation to see how the treatment is coming along and if any adjustments need to be made.

I’ll be posting updates on here. If you have questions about how it’s going in between posts just ask in the comments!!

Working on the Acne Issue

9 Nov

Tomorrow I am going to see a professional about my skin. I have had trouble for years and have gotten it clear once in my life and that didn’t last very long.

I break out all over but it seems worse on my jaw line and it stays itchy. I have used every thing from generics to brand names, medicated and non-medicated and spent lots of money on stuff that may clear me up, but stops working after a couple of months. So, this is a last resort, but hopefully a new beginning!!
Although HORRIBLE pics of me, I took some today to show what my starting point is.
I’ll be keeping a journal of how things go for me, and I hope it will help you too!!