Acne: Just Another Four-Letter Word
Acne: Just Another Four-Letter Word

Put acne in your rearview mirror, once and for all.

For those of us who have struggled with chronic acne, we know that these irritating bumps don't just mess with our skin and appearance. They also curse at us every day, affecting our confidence and self-image. When you look in the mirror, you may hear the words acne uses: It throws out insults and belittling messages, and it tells us not to bother trying to make our skin better. It says just give up. At the same time, acne also demands that we drop everything we're doing and give it constant attention. This four-letter word is a bully, not just a diagnosis and physical skin condition the way we're taught to think by mainstream medicine and the skin care industry. To truly defeat acne once and for all, both the mind and body have to get involved.

We need a better approach to treating acne than simply face washes, creams, supplements, pharmaceuticals, and dietary changes. These methods don't address the bullying tactics acne uses to try and control our lives, so they don't tend to be long-term solutions. Acne often just bulldozes over these efforts, costing us the money and time we spend on trying to fix our skin, and leaving us frustrated.

Well, now there's a way to talk and fight back. You don't have to sit there silently while acne tries to take away what's yours, including your skin and your life. You can start recognizing the false messages that this four-letter word is sending you and separate your identity from them, reclaiming your skin in the process. You can stand up for yourself in the face of acne and refuse to revolve your life around it. Acne: Just Another Four-Letter Word shows you how to do just that.

Book Details


  • Nonfiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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Acne is something we all deal with from time to time, and it’s annoying but eventually goes away. Yet for people with chronic acne, it's with us every step of the way, telling us what to do, how to do it, and destroying self-confidence. How many times have you not done something because of a pimple? Acne: Just Another Four-Letter Word acknowledges that and comes with a detailed list on not how to vanquish acne but to take control of your relationship with acne, and to realize that your worth is not defined by a blemish on your face.

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