When my stepdaughter was living with us last year, I noticed that for a thirteen-year-old, she had incredibly clear skin. Except, that is, for five days or so each month when suddenly her forehead and chin would start to break out terribly. The first time her skin flared up I wondered if poor diet was to blame but she confessed that she always had problems with her skin breaking out right before her “time of the month.”
I knew at once there had been a possible revelation in my life. I periodically deal with breakouts and it always seemed like every time I tried a new product, it would work for a few weeks and then suddenly my skin would start breaking out again. I started paying attention to the time of the breakouts and sure enough, my problem skin was also related to the monthly hormonal changes that most women think just cause PMS.
While I was somewhat relieved to know what was causing my adult acne, I still didn’t like it! So I was very excited to be included in the OXY Clear It Up Sweepstakes blog tour. Not only did I receive an assortment of OXY products to test out, I also got the chance to share all the details of this fabulous sweepstakes with all of you! [Read more...]