Scared of being seen without makeup: My experience & tips

Do you have a fear of being seen without makeup? Wondering how to feel confident without makeup? After having cystic acne for 10 years, I felt exactly the same way for a very long time. Today I share my tips and advice for loving yourself, exactly the way you are, with and without makeup.

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Overcoming low self-esteem: My story & tips

I’ve struggled with anxiety, triggered by low self-esteem, for years — but have finally managed to get somewhat of a grip on it. Here’s my story of overcoming low self-esteem, including lots of actionable tips so you can overcome it too!

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Instagram anxiety: Social media mental health tips

The world is more connected than ever. And while seeing happy snaps from our friend’s and family’s daily lives makes us smile, an endless barrage of flawless influencer photos, seemingly forever-perfect lives and the pressure to post can sometimes cause the opposite — enter, Instagram anxiety.

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Acne and relationships: Dating with acne experience + tips

What about my skin? He hasn’t seen my skin. What will he think if he sees me without makeup? Am I catfishing him? I’ll have to take my make-up off at some point. But he might think I’m disgusting. My skin might ruin everything. I’m terrified of showing him my acne. I hate my skin.

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Brunette with acne and dark eyebrows

Things you shouldn’t say to someone with acne

I’ve struggled with cystic, hormonal acne since I was 14. I’m now 24 and take spironolactone – an anti-androgen medication used, off-label, to treat acne and PCOS. I still get a few breakouts – but overall, my acne has improved significantly.

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