Purging is a sign of success not failure! Think of purging like working out...
If you've never worked out before, you're likely to get sore. It's an uncomfortable feeling, but it's a sign that you are getting closer to your fitness goal.
Thing of purging like being sore after a workout. When you introduce active ingredients to your skin for the first time, you are likely to purge. Purging is uncomfortable, but it's a sign that you are getting closer to your skin goals!
Purging is when you experience multiple breakouts at once. This is your skin essentially detoxifying itself. All of your breakouts you are experiencing were already there brewing under the skin.
Skin purging is a sign of success NOT failure. Purging expedites the clearing process to get your skin clear faster.
You don't get results by staying stagnant.
...Nothing changes if nothing changes. Would you rather have a lifetime of breakouts or 3-6 months of breakouts?
Short term pain = Long term gain
...I know purging is annoying and frustrating, but there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Trust the process!Helpful tips to manage purging:
- Ice your skin 2x a day 🧊
- Use sulfur spot treatment
- Take a zinc supplement 💊
- And always make sure to see a professional to help guide you through your skincare journey
Thank you for reading!
This article of the Skinsider Scoop was graciously written by Licensed Aesthetician and owner of Savanna Boda Aesthetics, Savanna Boda, and edited by the Clean Skin Club team. If you're interested in more from Savanna, please shoot us an email, and follow her Instagram - @thedallasaesthetician