How to Get Rid of Acne Scars: Dermatologist Tips, Plus What Worked for Me

Kaitlin Willow
The author today, without acne scars

I didn’t always have acne scars. Though I nursed the occasional pimple as a teenager, my skin was smooth and relatively blemish-free. But once I left my hometown of Bayamon, Puerto Rico to study in Ames, Iowa in 2010, my relationship with my skin changed dramatically. By the end of that first semester, I had a blotchy, cystic acne-covered complexion that at any one time, could have five or seven...

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8 People on the Acne Remedy That Finally Worked for Them

Wendy Rodewald-Sulz
After struggling with hormonal acne for 15 years, I’d say I’m a veteran when it comes to testing out every acne treatment available. From harsh acne washes to pure honey cleansers, to antibiotics and then spironolactone, I’ve tried it all in the name of clearer skin. Although it took me many years of trial and... Read more »

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How I Finally Cleared Up My Adult Acne, With a Dermatologist’s Help

Wendy Rodewald-Sulz
My skin had seen better days. To be quite honest, I never thought I’d see another pimple on my face after graduating high school. Reality check: I’d been dealing with acne on and off throughout my teen and adult years. But this time, I was really in for a rough patch with my skin, and... Read more »

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