Day 70. Week 10. Month 2.
I am quite impressed with the regime, more than I ever thought I would be. Keeping up with it twice a day and being persistent has been one of the hardest things I have ever had to do, mostly because I am so busy in the mornings and evenings.
To the lower left of my mouth (left to the viewer as well... my front/middle picture) is a faint red spot... it was the only cyst to show up during the whole month. It happened more than a week ago and has already begun shrinking/healing. It came just a few days before my monthly cycle. Very few white heads have showed up on my forehead, but because I wear a hat at work there is nothing I can really do about that I'm afraid.
Regime Here: http://www.acne.org/...st-acne-regime/
One MAJOR thing I have noticed with my acne is the red spots being left behind. Before the regime I of course had a lot of acne, but the red spots were not lasting AS long as they are now. I did a little reading, and it turns out that although the BP is preventing acne, it actually KEEPS the red spots on the face longer. That's... a little weird. Their 'complete' healing time is a lot slower than normal, so that is one thing I am not liking. It's a good thing I waited a month to compare my pictures then, because my red spots/scars haven't really faded away as much in that lengthy time period. Guess it will have a be a few years until they vanish a little bit more.
Also, about 2 weeks ago, my skin suddenly flared up AGAIN... for the THIRD time! In other words there were flaky, loose dead patches of skin. It almost felt just the same as when I started the regime. The redness/flakiness have almost disappeared in these pictures, but without increasing the BP or doing anything different I still remain shocked at that side effect. I sure hope this isn't a normal BP cycle, happening every few weeks or so. If it is then I'll need to spend more on lotion.
*** NOTE: Thank you all for sending me your personal messages, I really do appreciate all the information . Nice to know that I am not the only one with my unique acne problem. As I said before you do NOT have to comment on my pictures if you don't want to. I will always keep you confidential, so share away what you have with me whenever you want and we can all learn and grow with each other, studying away the activities of acne step by step .