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As I reflected on my attachment to makeup, something snapped. I thought to myself - “this isn’t normal… I can’t be like this forever.”
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When I no longer fulfilled people's expectations, I began to question my worth. However, going through this inspired me to start creating content around a hashtag called “pores not flaws.” 
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Being unrecognizable was something I never wanted, and hiding my acne made me feel like I was hiding a part of myself. 
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It’s not just about the right esthetician or the right dermatologist. It’s about having the right people around you who accept you for who you are.
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Brands should present affirming images of people with acne. We need this so women like me don’t go through so much shame to the point that we despise ourselves.  
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People have always told me that I can’t wear makeup simply because I have textured skin so makeup has become a form of rebellion for me. 
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In 2017, I started documenting pictures of my skincare journey because I had stopped using topical steroids, and my skin began going through withdrawal.
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I want people to embrace who they are not because it’s a trend, but because they truly love who they are. 
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As much as I found comfort in being in a big group of friends at all times, I also felt drained as that meant I would have to keep up with this persona even longer. But over the years, I’ve made peace with not being that way.