Saturday, November 29, 2008

Chemical Burn

Ever washed your face with acid? I bet you have. Any non-soap face wash has acid in it to fight acne. Know that that does to my face? Burns it. Chemical Burn. My face is entirely erupted in mini blisters. You can't see them, but you can feel them. I can feel them. They hurt.

Seriously - mild soap and Aveeno lotion is all you need. Anything more is chemical burn.

2 comments:

Tyler and Carisa said...

It may sound gross, but I haven't used soap to wash my face since i was in the 9th grade. Most teenagers have issues with their face being too oily, so they use all those acids to strip it away.... well, i never struggled with oily skin - and all those products would dry my skin out so badly it hurt. so i just started scrubbing my face with warm water... not saying i'm zit free all the time, but my skin is never too oily or too dry. So i am with you on just using gentle soap. It's all my sister can use. She uses dove - non scented.....

Valry said...

Yeah, you really don't need a whole lot. I use soap because I wear makeup and I can't get it off otherwise. And I definitely am not anti-facial cleansers for those who actually need it, but for those who don't have actual ACNE - not just zits - anything but mild soap is too much!