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Accutane Week 9

Posted by bluebelleyes, 09 April 2014 · 152 views

Helloooo :) Second year of university almost done! My exams start tomorrow and finish on the 19th so I'm STRESSED.
This is showing up on my face. I've been breaking out a little on the sides of my chin. But that also could be to the fact that I'm on a new birth control now. 
 
My blood work says that my triglycerides and cholesterol are a little...


Accutane Week 8

Posted by bluebelleyes, 03 April 2014 · 140 views

Hey, http:////dn4iqhjvtt3...mile.png  Sorry for skipping a week, I've been super busy with classes, and exams are right around the corner!

ACNE CHECK 
My skin on my face is smooth and flat and beautiful. http:////dn4iqhjvtt3.../default/smi...


Accutane Week 6

Posted by bluebelleyes, 13 March 2014 · 238 views

ACNE CHECK
This week I've been using Dan's BP at nighttime, with a 10% glycolic acid toner on top of my active pimples and worst areas of hyperpigmentation. This stings, and irritates the skin, but works like magic. During the day I use either a witchhazel toner, or gentle bp treatment (not Dan's) or gentle salicylic acid treatment...basically whatever I...


Accutane Week 5

Posted by bluebelleyes, 07 March 2014 · 238 views

ACNE CHECK
My skin is still breaking out with these PAINFUL pimples. Although, my skin has mostly cleared, I keep getting a few of these deep painful lumps every couple days. They surface quickly, but after extracting they heal very, very slowly. I'm barely getting tiny blemishes any more, just these big deep ones (but there are only a few at a time). I s...


Rash ! (Mid Week 4 Update)

Posted by bluebelleyes, 01 March 2014 · 138 views

 Yesterday I woke up to a full-blown red polkadot party going from my fingers to my shoulders. It's not swollen or anything, and only mildly itchy still. I get rashes on my hands from touching certain metals sometimes, but this is different. It's all over.Today it's even worse because some parts are drying up and peeling off. My hands are the worst,...


Accutane Week 4

Posted by bluebelleyes, 27 February 2014 · 199 views

This week my skin went through a dramatic and rapid clearing phase. The clogged pores have been reduced to maybe 30 or so, and the amount of acne has dropped to ten. TEN. I only have ten pimples on my face. 
.....my skin hasn't looked this good in so long, I nearly cried happy tears telling the Derm today how things were going. My back, however, is s...


How To Combat Accutane Symptoms

Posted by bluebelleyes, 24 February 2014 · 405 views

DISCLAIMER: These are things that I have personally done and found very effective in reducing my symptoms. I apologize if any of these things do not work for you. If you'd like more brand suggestions or specific product names, leave a comment and I'll get back asap. :)
 
Combat the dryness:
 
Invest in a heavy-duty body moisturiser (eg Cerave, C...


Accutane Week 3

Posted by bluebelleyes, 19 February 2014 · 163 views

Hey guys,
 
Quick update, here are the symptoms I've experience so far and a skin update.
 
Symptoms (there's no way of telling for sure if these symptoms are connected to the drug or just coincidence, but they did all start after I began the drug.)
-back pain and some joint pain in my wrists&ankles
-mild nose bleeds (every day)
-my face has...


Accutane Week 2.5

Posted by bluebelleyes, 16 February 2014 · 151 views

Hey! I just had to throw in a quick mid-week update because something unusual is happening...
I've had hyperhydrosis for many years (overactive sweat glands, activated by stress for me) ...normally I am sweating 24/7 from my underarms and feet. I use drysol (SUPER strength antiperspirant) to control it. I noticed in the last few days that I've been sweati...


Accutane Week 2

Posted by bluebelleyes, 13 February 2014 · 272 views

Something happened today that hasn't happened to me in over eight years. EIGHT YEARS.
 
I went to my chemistry lab, which is approximately 3 hours long. When I got home, and looked in the mirror, my jaw dropped and I stood in awe looking at my face. 
 
It's dry. Like normal people skin. I still have giant pimples, I still have uneven textur...






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