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Day 16!

Posted by ndemalmanche, 04 June 2012 · 651 views

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Hey guys!

So I just took my 16th pill! Halfway through my first month already! When you look at it like that, 6 months really isn't that long.
My skin was doing really well I have only had about 5 or so new, small pimples since I started the oratane BUT this morning I woke up with one of those really sore lumpy pimples that covers like a whole half of my chin I'm so sad I hardly ever get those kind of pimples : (I'm so scared more are gonna come!!

Apart from my disappointing breakout, theres not too much else different. My dry skin isn't half as bad after I got the Cetaphil cream moisturiser for the dry areas it is so much better than the lotion!
The other side effects so far is just my eczema has gotten alot worse, & my eyes have been really dry which makes it hard to look at a computer screen all day. I've also had a really sore throat on & off don't know if that's related through.

Oh & my hot flushes that I'm getting! Almost every day at about 3.30-4pm my whole face goes so red & hot. It makes me look like I'm embarrassed about something which then makes me embarrassed!

I think that's pretty much everything that's changed since the last time I wrote! Hope everyone else's course is going well!

Nicole :)




Hey Nicole! I'm on my 8th pill today, same dosage as you. My face has started drying up and my lips too. I use cetaphil moisturiser but it doesn't work that well so my makeup looks really flakey! My face pimples aren't so bad, I'm actually on it for my back and shoulders but I was wondering if you know of any good makeup ?

Hey Nicole! I'm on my 8th pill today, same dosage as you. My face has started drying up and my lips too. I use cetaphil moisturiser but it doesn't work that well so my makeup looks really flakey! My face pimples aren't so bad, I'm actually on it for my back and shoulders but I was wondering if you know of any good makeup ?


Hey! I use Revlon Colorstay Liquid foundation for normal/dry skin. I put heaps of cetaphil on my face & before it soaks in I quickly apply my foundation with my fingers. Then I just use revlon concealer on my spots. I used to use a powder to set it but I've found my face is too dry for that now. I reckon putting your makeup on straight after your moisturiser is the best way to stop it from flaking. You should try the cetaphil cream its the one in a tube, its made my dry skin way easier to deal with. Hope that helps a bit!