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Retin A Micro Week 12

Posted by bluebelleyes, 16 February 2014 · 164 views

This is the end of my updates on this product for now, because I've started on Accutane.
I tried continuing to use the retin-a micro while on Accutane, but I'm a couple weeks in and it's just making my skin wayyy to dry now. I tried spot treating with a hydrating salicylic acid lotion and saw dramatic improvements in my skin almost immediately. The retin-...


Accutane First Impression-Reasons For Taking It

Posted by bluebelleyes, 31 January 2014 · 185 views
accutane
I'm SO excited to be writing this,
I've been waiting for this day for 3 years.
I've tried the Regimen, two types of birth control, antibiotics, retin-A micro, and countless other over-the counter oral/topical drugs for for my acne, and they just haven't been enough. So, at the advice of my dermatologist, I start my new journey tomorrow on Epuris, a form o...


Retin-A Micro Week 9...exciting News!

Posted by bluebelleyes, 27 January 2014 · 181 views

AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH http://www.acne.org/...ult/biggrin.png
 
READY FOR THIS?
 
My right cheek is clear. Clear. CLEAR.
This is kindof a really, extremely, ginormously big deal in my world.
Like I'd put it on the national news if I could.
And not only that, but it is sta...


Retin-A Micro Week 7

Posted by bluebelleyes, 14 January 2014 · 247 views

Over the last couple weeks I've tried adding in a few other acne fighting products back into my routine. I tried tea tree oil, benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, and a witch hazel/aloe vera toner. It's not going well. The products just make my skin peel more.
 
 
A story for youuu : My boyfriend took me out to a lovely dinner at a nice restaurant...


Reti-A Micro Week 5

Posted by bluebelleyes, 31 December 2013 · 131 views

Aaah, I can't believe it's been five weeks already! 
The time flew by.
 
So on the packaging insert it suggests that results probably wont show for at least a month, in which time your skin condition may worsen. My skin definitely needs more time than a month to adjust to this beast.
 
As a quick recap, from years on benzoyl peroxide and bi...


Acne Is A Disease.

Posted by bluebelleyes, 09 December 2013 · 143 views

I've always been terrified at the thought of Accutane. I've done extensive research; read countless articles, watched the videos, seen the photos, read the horror stories, read the success stories, interviewed everyone I know who's taken it, read blogs, forums, etc. 
 
I'm a health nut. I like to know exactly what's going into my body. I'm a hug...


My Face Is Falling Off... Woes Of Retin-A Micro.

Posted by bluebelleyes, 01 December 2013 · 301 views
retin-a micro, retin-a and 4 more...
Hello lovelies,
 
So...remember when I said that so far I had zero redness or irritation from using Retin-A micro 0.04%?
WELL. 
Watch me now eat my words. 
The first three days were lovely. My skin was happy, normal colour, normal texture. I got five new pimples in those three days. Completely normal.
BUT THEN...
I watched my skin turn from...


Benzoyl Peroxide, Accutane, Retin-A. Gah.

Posted by bluebelleyes, 27 November 2013 · 169 views

Hello my lovelies, http://www.acne.org/...fault/smile.png
 
So I had to go to the dermatologist to get a giant mole removed...
And while I was there I talked to him about my acne.
He immediately recommended that I start accutane, unless I want to keep breaking out until I'm 50 like my mother. 
I'm a bit traum...


The Journey

Posted by bluebelleyes, 25 June 2013 · 591 views

I'm not a writer, but I've been meaning to tell my story for a long time now, I hope maybe someone can relate to it and maybe find something helpful..even a little by it. http://www.acne.org/...fault/smile.png
I'm a 20-year-old girl from Canada, attending university here. I have three sisters, all of whom take after my...





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