May 22, 2009

Why Haven't They Cured This Yet?

Last night I was violently jerked back to 1992. I am 13 years old and in a panic because my face is covered in the most horrendous explosion of stress pimples known to man. Except I'm not 13 and it's not 1992. I am a 30 year old grown ass woman frantically scouring the skin care isle for magic zit zapper at 10pm. As Aidan would say, This can't be happening! (it's his new favorite expression. he might be a drama major, we don't know yet)

So really, what the hell is happening? With the exception of those awful teenage years, my first 2 pregnancies, and last October, my skin has been pretty clear. Now, all of a sudden I'm going through multiple tubes of blemish concealer a week and refusing to leave the house. My bathroom counter looks like the before image on the latest miracle pimple cream infomercial - you know, where they say Does your bathroom look like this? Throw away the hundreds of useless products and try ours!

This is seriously interfering with my plan to always look put together in our new town.

14 comments:

**~Paula~** said...

Try the Dove Skinvitalizer! I have been using it for a couple weeks and have not seen a zit. Every once in a while I can feel one wanting to come and then it never does. It works for me.

Funny in my mind said...

I seriously thought I was looking at my own bathroom. Have you tried the www.mariobadescu.com stuff? They say the pink stuff works overnight.

Diane said...

this can't be happening!! lmao! that's funny! oh the drama!

i have more skin problems now at 37 then i ever did growing up. i think it has something to do with being a mom... yep, i'm pretty sure.

CaseyDeuce said...

First of all, just be you!! Screw the breakouts and zits, you don't always have to be put togther. Relaxxxxxxxxx.....

And on that note, I'm so scared of what my new bathroom is going to look like in September when we move. We've got a huge huge bathroom now and moving to a tiny one... My husband is scared for where I'm going to end up stashing so much stuff!!

melanie said...

omg... you are a bathroom product WHORE!!! As for the pimples... it could be stress, change of season, stress, hormonal, stress, too many potato chips, stress... I'm guessing a combination of all of the above...

(sidenote: My Beth has started saying This is the best day of my LIFE which just cracks me up because it's EVERY DAY and usually because of the tiniest things... ooo... a new pair of socks? Thank you, Mom! This is the BEST DAY OF MY LIFE!!)

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The Red Headed Mama said...

I had that problem a few years ago right before my friends wedding. I tried everything...the only thing I found that I liked was Acne fighting Moisturizer...it's in an orange and white box, I think it's Nuetrogena (that is spelled wrong and I'm too lazy to look it up) anyway...I used it every day before putting make up on and my face cleared up within a week. Been using it ever since.

Also...blame the stress on JN!

Margo said...

I'm a complete product junkie and finally figured out last year that salicylic acid (or whatever the heck it's called) is derived from aspirin...and guess what? I'm violently allergic to aspirin! Not saying that's your issue, but I have finally found that the prods with the simplest ingredients work pretty well for keeping my skin clear. In 1992 I was giving birth to daughter who has now has zits. She's a bit of a martian too. :)

Sara Bonds said...

You're a hot mama no matter what is going on with your face.

Also, this was going on with me and when I threw out all of my makeup and got new makeup, it stopped.

Anonymous said...

Oh I totally took the high road 2 years ago & went on Accutane. Best damn decision I have ever done. It was a royal pain with monthly hoops to jump through before you can get a refill (cannot get pregnant on that stuff or suffer w nasty wrath) - but face is much much MUCH less oily & haven't had a cystic acne ever since & pimples are rare. So worth the trouble!

MoonNStarMommy said...

may the stress pimples move to jackass's face and leave you forever :)

Banteringblonde said...

My dermatologist recommended aquaglycolic cleanser and moisturizer - you can ask the pharmacist for it - it isn't that expensive but it has totally helped me!

~Ronda~ said...

This too shall pass!! That's what everyone tells me about my crazy life, so I'm passing on the famous quote to you about your blemishes. Shant worry my dear, next week it will all be over and a distant dream in your mind!!

Stacie's Madness said...

maybe lay off all the make up and go oh naturale...fuck 'em if they don't like it. ;)