Illustration by Nathalie Ramirez
When people meet me for the first time, I want them to remember me for my personality, not my flaws.
Since I was 13, I’ve had bad skin. my skin would break out under stress constantly, but by the middle of my freshman year in college, I broke out terribly and unexpectedly that my face felt like it burnt.
After treatment, my skin repaired itself, but by my junior year of college, the same acne reappeared but much more severely.
My skin became infected with the worst acne and pain I had ever felt, and I …