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When will this go away?

I am 23 years old, and I still have acne like a 15 year old. I was twice daily, I have tried soooo many different things, nothing works. I have acne on my face, neck, and shoulders. How can I make it go away already? I'm going to go straight from acne to wrinkles, please help.

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Asked by Anonymous at 6:21 PM on Apr. 20, 2009 in Beauty & Style

Answers (9)
  • I am right there with you and I was told that when you get pregnant the acne would clear up WELL thats a Crock of Crap!

    Answer by Sbahns at 6:34 PM on Apr. 20, 2009

  • try proactive.

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:43 PM on Apr. 20, 2009

  • yeah i am 28 and mine is bad too guess there is no fix

    Answer by tired703 at 7:43 PM on Apr. 20, 2009

  • yes there is! and im so sorry that ya'll are suffering. My youngest son has had the same problem. Acne is a type of bacteria. and it spreads from pore to pore with dirt collecting within the pore. A dermatologist prescribed claravis 40mg capsules. This med was very expensive and strainful on his system, but effective. then my son also took some herbs to reset his enzimes and acidophilus. I think the herbs worked the fastest and helped the most to be honest. Dont take anything with out asking a doctor especially if your under prescription medicine, as herbs and prescriptions counter act each other...this worked for my son. hes now 19. He feel handsome and has a beautiful girlfriend. who by the way has used proactive and swears by that.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:27 PM on Apr. 20, 2009

  • OP- I have tried proactive, and it DID NOT work. My doctor even told me that proactive is garbage.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:25 PM on Apr. 20, 2009

  • You may need a script. See if you can get an appt. with a dermatologist. If you wash your face too often, that can cause breakouts. Use only oil free products, but you still need a moisturizer. I have a script for stuff for roseachia(spelled wrong, I'm sure), and that helps breakouts. I was getting things that looked like blisters not zits. And they would take for ever to go away. I also have retin A, but don't need it so often anymore. A dermatologist will help you better then a normal family doc.


    Answer by Buffie95 at 10:30 PM on Apr. 20, 2009

  • Take fish oil vitamin from GNC, I just started on them with DD and we both have cleared up alot! Plus they ar supposed to be great for hair growth.

    Answer by Vanessannd at 1:25 AM on Apr. 21, 2009

  • Try the Clearskin Professionals line from Avon. I use it and have had great results. You can get it at use code fsany for free shipping too. GL!

    Answer by usbornebooksdh at 1:38 PM on Apr. 22, 2009

  • mary kay

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    Answer by Marykay_usmc at 12:06 AM on Apr. 23, 2009

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