...feeling okay john,Hulk @chewbacca


Just watched a tv commercial with a young lady saying about blemishes on her skin/face and say how important it is to have clear skin,i see why us flakers feel insecure with adds like this,it is all selling products though


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Sarah @sarahuk

So true John, I guess the media doesn't help with body image in many ways including skin health. Hard to avoid being exposed to it though!

James @ferns

It's really just another aspect of size zero models or the Abercrombie and Fitch store forcing an employee with just one arm work in the back store. They want the public to aspire to an ideal they create. We don't fit their ideal, and for me at least, I'm grateful for that.

john,Hulk @chewbacca

So true james and Sarah , i have never met the perfect person yet without some fault of some kind

Elaine @elaine2018

Absolutely!!! I think social media is a HUGE percentage of how we should look, act, dress.....How tiring is it to feel you have to live up to these impossible and unrealistic expectations!!!! Even models have HUGE self-esteem issues, and like James says, the "size zero" bullshit!!!! (the b.s. part is mine :))

Michelle @michelle1021

@John. Speaking of blemishes. Yesterday I read an article about a young girl whom is using a very popular make up remover face wipes. She had this bad rash all over her face and neck. When I zoomed in, It looked like plague Psoriasis. But apparently she is not the only one to use these wipes and lots of other women experienced the same. I guess it wasn't P but I felt sorry for her. People who uses these products think it's chemical free but it's not. Should I wish to use such products I would choose the baby one's.

Joyce @joyce6

My reaction to ads like the one you mention is if you are so traumatised by a few spots, God help you if you ever get P! Just shows how strong (& realistic) we in the P community really are!🏋️‍♀️😁

john,Hulk @chewbacca

So true joyce, what we really need in an add where they say clear skin is awful :)

john,Hulk @chewbacca

Hello Michelle , suppose chemical wipes are a quick fix as thats what people want ?

Michelle @michelle1021

Yes it is John, I use the baby wipes and I have never had a problem with it before up to now.

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john,Hulk @chewbacca
Salisbury, Wiltshire, United Kingdom

DONT MAKE ME ANGRY, YOU WONT LIKE ME WHEN I AM ANGY, I TURN VERY FLAKEY I am a maintenance operative in my job, i am a plumber by trade.I have had psoriasis all my life since birth 50 yrs, psoriatic arthritis 16 years.

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