• I Had Given Up on My Acne-Scarred Skin, Until I Impulse-Bought This $4 Drugstore Mask

    7 days ago - By Pop Sugar

    I was 11 years old when my mother looked at my face and told me that "I inherited Daddy's skin." Unfortunately for me, that meant a starry constellation of whiteheads across my chin and zits along my cheeks that left hyperpigmentation as souvenirs. I was probably the only fifth grader at my elementary school taking an oral antibiotic and applying a nightly topical cream just to keep the cystic acne at bay .
    My skin was enough of a concern that I started Accutane, a strong retinoid used to treat severe acne, at 14. Accutane works by squelching oil-producing glands in the skin. (It's great...
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