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29. The Acne Problem
While most teenagers had acne, a condition where
gets a lot of pimples, Melinda had great
. Her skin was perfectly smooth with no flaws
. She thinks she got her smooth skin from
parents. She also might have smooth skin because
drinks a lot of water.
Having acne is
because teenagers care a lot about their appearance
what other people think of them. Having acne
cause people to feel bad about themselves, shy
from others, and not go out. Melinda doesn't
this problem, but her sister, Ivana, does. Ivana
't understand why she had acne, because no one
her family had it. Ivana ate fairly healthy,
. She felt like she was just unlucky. Because
her acne, Ivana felt insecure about herself. It
hard for her to be confident. She always
to avoid attention. She barely talked to anyone.
decided to try ProActiv because she kept seeing
on TV. It ended up improving her skin.
was less red and bumpy. Meanwhile, Melinda got
very first pimple, and it was on the
of her big speech in class! It was
timing. That's the thing about pimples though, they
appear out of nowhere!