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How I Got Rid of My Acne

I've had troubled skin ever since I was young. I was one of those unlucky girls that had pimples all over my face and body. 

I went on so many facials - Dermalogica, Sothys, Philip Wain - you name it, I did it.

I tried so many products - Lamer, Shiseido, SKII - all expensive but none worked.

And finally, I took Roaccutane for 6 months just prior to my wedding. It worked temporarily, but once I stopped the pimples came back with a vengeance. However, it did clear up my back acne up till now. So, yay for that!

While watching my wedding video for this post, I was SO shocked to see that my acne was so severe. I didn't notice in the photos since they're all airbrushed. And I actually forgot that it was that bad! No wonder I never leave the house without concealer then!

Towards the end of 2011, I was looking for acne treatments. I remembered I was really stressed out with my skin condition. It was then that my sister told me about acne.org

At that time, my sister was experiencing a sudden breakout on her forehead and cheeks. She found Dan's simple (and cheap) regime and followed it exclusively. It only took a couple of months for her pimples to clear up. So I thought, if it works on her, why not just give this a try.

And I thank God that I did!

My skin improves drastically, a month into the regime. I didn't get new pimples. There were only existing ones that was drying up and blackheads on my nose especially.

After a few months, my skin completely cleared up. There was no pimples and no blackheads. Just scars and enlarged pores.

After I came home from my short stint in London, my friends commented that my skin was flawless. Never, in my whole life, would I have ever imagined hearing people saying that about my skin!

Now, I am still pimple free. I do have some blackheads on my nose, but a good scrub and mask usually takes care of that. My scars are lighter, but some are still visible. But, I am not complaining!

I am so happy to have found the skincare regime that works perfectly for my skin! I don't even own a concealer now. Woopppp.

THANK YOU DAN!

If you suffer from acne, please give this regime a try! InsyaAllah, it'll work on you too :)

[Read the regime throughly and carefully here]

So, are you ready to see my before photos? Here goes.....


I cringe looking at these. Taken 3 years ago, during and post wedding. Pimples were so red and angry! 

And this is me now! :)


This photo is not filtered or airbrushed at all. I wasn't wearing any makeup too. You can still see some scars on my forehead and cheek, but overall I'm all cleared! :) 
So, there you go! My secret is out. Good luck trying!

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So useful, this!

Print this and give a copy to your maid of honour/best friend/sister or whoever that will be close to you on your big day.

Often, brides forget the food and drink bit, but trust me, have some snack handy. Because you WILL be hungry. And don't forget straws! You don't want to ruin your lipstick :p

Okay, everything else is self explanatory.

You're welcome!