So here is my problem...I am biracial and have very very pale skin that tends to break out atleast once a week.
The acne I can almost deal with, its the post-acne marks that drive me insane. Because I am of color, I am more prone to hyperpigmentation..and the stuff WILL NOT fade. so i put more make up on to cover it, which leads to more acne..which leads to more dark spots. its a never ending cycle.
I have been to the dermatologist over and over. They say first to deal with the acne, then the scars. I'm currently on my fifth or sixth try at a cream and pill combination. It only makes my skin very red and irritated. Of course this is what the creams are meant to do, to get the skin to peel. But with each layer that comes off, the dark spots seem to get worse.
I am not sure how much more of this I can deal with. Not only is it embarrasing, IT HURTS!!! I have tried proactiv and everything under the sun for the zits...but I think I can deal with one or two a week. But the dark spots are killing me...I've tried every product with hyrdroquinone(I know it's supposedly dangerous...so I use it in small amounts) and other various "bleaching" products.
I just want skin that is managable. I will settle for imperfect skin, but the way my face looks now makes me want to never leave the house. SOMEONE PLEASE HELP!!!
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