We all have them. And I have them much too often thanks to stress from school — but hey, life goes on and the world isn’t going to stop because of your bad skin day, no matter how much you wish it would.
There are a number of different ways you can deal with bad skin days:
- Put some extra effort into making your hair look good (pretty hair can work wonders);
- Bring out the heavy-duty concealers and foundations (least recommended option);
- Treat the skin as best you can by using light makeup and treatment-infused products; or
- Don’t leave the house. Period.
I don’t stick to any one method and I have tried each at least once in my life– #2 being the most frequently resorted to, even though it is terrible for already-stressed-out skin. I like option #1 a lot because fab hair is always a mood-booster. Not leaving the house is just not an option when you have to (duh), and option #3 is the most sensible. Here’s my attempt at being kind to my skin on a bad day: