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Accutane Survival Kit

Posted by MissAustralia, 14 February 2012 · 2,115 views

I spent a looong time trying to find information on survival kits. In fact that's the main reason I think I am going to keep a blog is so others can know what products work in alleviating the symptoms. Money really isn't a concern I am basing my findings solely on how well they work. Over the past month I have compiled a list in my Evernote and just cut and pasted it. Note there are prices & stores to purchase beside a lot of them. US means US dollar and AU is Australian dollar.

My stats are blonde, medium complexion with combination skin. No real body acne (a few pimples occasionally now). I am 45kg (100pounds), 5"3 tall. I have cysts that I call "grown up" acne that I get from behind my ears to my nose (mostly near my ears though).



ACCUTANE SURVIVAL KIT

Hair
  • biotin supplementation (?)
  • baby shampoo (I usually only wash my hair twice a week anyway)
  • Nioxin shampoo (last resort)
Face
  • Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser ($18AU Priceline)
  • Clinique Moisture Surge Intense Skin Fortifying Hydrator ($36US/$76AU). Another girl said after a month she switched to this & life was good.
  • Elizabeth Arden 8 Hour Cream (Lips/Eyes/Ears)
  • Coppertone Oil-Free Sunscreen Lotion Faces SPF 30 ($11.99US Walgreens)
Ears/Nose
  • Petroleum Jelly (Priceline)
  • Q - Tips (Nose application of Petroleum Jelly Priceline)
Lips
  • Aquaphor Healing Ointment/lip repair (Target, Walgreens, Rite Aid)
  • Burt Bees Medicated lip balm (Walgreens $3.99US)
  • Avent Moisturising Nipple Cream ($14.95AU)
* I am going to mix up all my lip treatments daily as I read on a few blogs that your body becomes use to it.

Eyes
  • Visine Revive x2 (AU $7.69 each)
  • Clinique All About Eyes Rich (US$29/$58AU)
Body
  • Cetaphil Moisturiser ($18AU)
  • Elizabeth Arden 8 Hour Cream Intensive Moisturizing Body Treatment (Feet/Arms)
Make Up
  • Smashbox - High Definition Healthy FX Foundation ($55AU Oil-Free foundation from Mecca/Kit Stores)
  • Smashbox - Photo finish colour correcting foundation primer Adjust ($55AU - Stops redness/Barrier between foundation from Mecca/Kit)
Vitamins
  • Milk Thistle (Liver)
  • Tumeric (Red Marks)
  • B12 (Energy)
  • Metamucil
  • Wild Salmon Capsules (Joints)





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