By Bianchitis - United States
Today, I bought some really expensive face wipes that were supposed to cure my awful acne. I was excited to use them until I found out my mom had used them all wiping down her car. FML
Bianchitis tells us more :
Thanks for the comments, they made me laugh. First of all, I have tried a bunch of different acne medications and none of them worked so I tried these new wipes that got recommended to me. They are actually full size and it's not super obvious that it's a face wipe. So my mother, who loves to keep her car clean, picked them up off of the table and wiped her car with about 90% of the wipes. I did confront her about it and she apologized but she hasn't gotten me new ones... Thanks for the acne advise, I'll be sure to try some of them.
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  Grayness_  |  26

Yup. But to "cure" acne. I wouldn't use the wipes. They never worked for me (not saying they aren't going to work for op) but OP you should try like clean and clear. That worked for me in 2 weeks.

  Ashley868  |  10

Actually when I went to get a facial they told me Clean and Clear is bad. They said to use face washes without alcohol. Just ones with moisturizer.

  CallMeMcFeelii  |  13

Use head and shoulders on your face! I wash my beard with it and I don't have any acne at all. Even if I did you wouldn't be able to tell with my Hugh Jackman/wolverine style beard. So.. Another option you have is to grow a beard!

  Leprekhaun  |  14

I used acne wash for a while and it seemed to work until it kept coming back with more so I stopped using it. Funny thing is, people kept saying that whatever I was using was working.

  tochiotome  |  14

I wouldn't use shampoo on my face. But you might want to consider an ointment that contains sulfur. That's the key ingredient in head and shoulders. I think the one I had was made by Aveda.

  TrinityNevada  |  11

some parents still don't respect privacy even then. I'm in my mid-thirties and before my mom died, ever since I was 18, she found some reason to snoop around. She kept a toothbrush and other toiletries at my apartment that were "hers". She would call my cell phone and if I didn't answer she would call my work, and then the school I attended. She went so far as to demand that security collect me from class "for an emergency". Most of the time she just wanted to "make sure I was where I said I was". Heaven help me if I were home or at a friend/boyfriend's house. She would until I answered, use the Internet to track down where my boyfriend or friends lived and just come over. I never got so much as a detention growing up and I have no arrest or driving record. So yeah, parents don't even respect privacy just because their child is grown up and out of the house.

Sorry to vent all that, I didn't even touch the tip of the iceberg and I still let out a shit-load

  iMuffinKat  |  16

OP, try Proactiv. Really works for me. Also, even if your mom thought they were tissues or something, why would she use all of them? Just waste them one by one?

  Enslaved  |  36

I'm guilty of wiping down the "inside" of my car using baby wipes etc... (I'm guessing the mom cleaned the inside not the outside of her car). I clean things like my bathroom/kitchen countertops with them too. Maybe the mom just thought they were similar to that. I hope she does the decent thing and replaces them.

  SnuWolf  |  15

Are you serious? I don't know about the environment, but wet wipes are only good for the one time you use them, and are probably covered in dust an dirt from the car. It would be a very stupid idea to use them on your face, especially if you're trying to rid of acne.

  happle  |  21

This is exactly what I was thinking. Wouldn't that take twice as long as a car wash? Makes me think she may have done it on purpose. :/

  Axipiter  |  24

12, I'd suggest investing in an ergonomic keyboard. That way, your hands won't get so tired that they start typing random letters, and you won't seem reatded when you try to call someone retarded.