10 lessons I've learned from living with adult acne
Acne is awful. It's gross, painful, and can make you feel like a complete monster. I know this because I've been dealing with persistent, cystic acne since I was about 12. I'm now 26 and still struggle with acne. I've taken every medication under the sun, including two rounds of Accutane, and I haven't gone a day without a blemish since I was a kid.
Anyone with acne knows the struggles that come along with having it. I'm used to those struggles now, certainly, but I've come a long way. Since it doesn't look like my blemishes are going away permanently anytime soon, I thought it would be helpful to other acne-sufferers to share the lessons the experience has taught me: