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Posted by xn. in extasy_crysis, 23 July 2014 · 6 views

Its been a long time. I stopped coming here when the site moved to web 2.0 design. 2010-2011 I spent a lot of time here.
Now, though, there is little to gain for me here. Reading other`s posts just reminds me of my own past and current hardships. There is so much pity, that, as someone else said, when you repeat yoourself over and over it gets old.
The st...

Day 3 Post 25% Tca Peel

Posted by mr. matt in 25% TCA Peel #5, 23 July 2014 · 14 views

11:00 a.m .  Today, my face looks extremely tan/brown all over and my skin is beginning to tighten.
I can see the faint beginning of skin peeling on my left cheek and my skin is beginning to look 'crinkly' and 'wrinkly'.
Based upon my appearance today, I fully suspect that I will peel heavily this week.
My skin is beginning to be...

The Blame Game

Posted by leelowe1 in Letting Go and Letting God, 23 July 2014 · 11 views

So as I sit in front of my laptop and type this, I have to say that having just celebrated  my 31st birthday yesterday has brought on some clarity on my acne situation.  As a person that has suffered with this disease since 15 with 1 or 2 years of clear skin due to medication/topicals, I have come to the epiphany that we as acne sufferers are ma...

Day 17-18

Posted by madamez in Model on accutane 10mg , 22 July 2014 · 25 views
dream, acne, accutane, 10mg and 6 more...

Day 17-18 DAY 17-18  
I had a great time in the last two days. I stopped putting myself in negative conditions and went out to a roadtrip and evening with my BF and friends. Normally with the actual state of my skin I would never had done such a thing, but I'm at a point I just don't care anymore. I didn't try to put makeup or anything, I just wanted to b...

14 Days After Aldactone

Posted by prettywannabe in prettywannabe's Blog, 22 July 2014 · 16 views

14 Days After Aldactone It's been 14 days since I've been taking Aldactone along with Birth control pills. So far, I don't see any improvement. Every time I look at the mirror, I'm counting my acne more than usual. Someone told me it can be related to stress as well. I don't know about that.
anyway, I'm not sure how long it will take me to see the improvement. I'm just praying e...

Day One Hundred Twenty-Something

Posted by Mels23 in Mels23's Blog, 20 July 2014 · 41 views

Derm appointment last Friday. I've been going to that clinic for almost 2 years, and this was the first time I had my appointment with the head derm, hah. Even though he'd never seen me before, he still said "Seems your skin is doing a lot better!", which is actually a bit true. I'm still getting pimples here and there, but haven't had any cysts in a long...

Day 45

Posted by JolieJulie in me vs. acne, 19 July 2014 · 35 views

Still using Environ. The first impression from the cosmetics is very good. The fragrances are nice. I like the textures too. It doesn't dry my skin and hydrates it. Seems like it's a bit smoother than before...Or maybe, it only seems to me... But no effect on the spots by now. Not enough time to speak about the results. 
Reading the articles on the i...

Grapeseed Oil On The Caveman?

Posted by AllAboard in Irene's Blog, 19 July 2014 · 31 views
caveman, caveman regimen, help and 1 more...

So I'm on Day three of the caveman, and I dabbed a bit of grapeseed oil on my face. My skin hasn't reacted badly so far and it's already been half a day, so we'll see what happens. I was just wondering if anyone had any similar experience to putting oil on their face while on the caveman? Should I stop this oil?
I read it has a pH of around 3.8 and our ac...

Quick Acne Treatment For Immediate Results

Posted by mel90 in mel1993- My Experience with Acne, 19 July 2014 · 37 views

Hey everyone!

So tomorrow people are coming over to my house. I guess this has caused me much stress. anyways my skin has been vicious. My chin had lines of painful bumps all over it. and my cheek acne came back with a vengeance. I really wish I took a before and after picture to show you how well this treatment works. 

So because I got desperate I...

How Do You Get Your Skin Lighter?

Posted by jazz pollard in Skin Brightening Tips, 19 July 2014 · 46 views
skin lighter and 3 more...

Reasons for appearance of darker skin & uneven skin tone:
Most women are troubled with the hyperpigmentation that is also known as skin darkening. The hyperpigmentation is caused due to hormonal changes that occurs during pregnancy, when consuming oral contraceptives or undergoing HRT for menopause. Other reason for darker skin is excess produ...

Week 32 Low Dose / 20Mg Every Second Day

Posted by Hexagon in Hexagon's Blog, 19 July 2014 · 37 views
low dose, 20mg, accutane and 1 more...

After my last updated my face exploded in a massive flakey red weeping rash around the sides of my face and around my eyebrows. I'm still wondering what caused it
It's going away I've just got a few flakey red patches on my cheek and between my eyebrows
First time I haven't got acne around ovulation, and if I didn't have this rash my skin would look reall...

Home Remedies For Eyelash Growth

Posted by jazz pollard in Home Remedies For Eyelash Growth, 19 July 2014 · 42 views

Our eyes enhance our facial appearance. It therefore does not come as a surprise why much attention is given to the eyes especially with the ladies. The application of make-up around the eyes is all in an attempt to make your eyes 'pop'. Due to thi...

7 - Day 36 (Pics Included)

Posted by shaunlarry in Appleseed35, 18 July 2014 · 51 views

My week started off rough. Many break outs, redness and texture wasn't good. I woke up this morning and saw noticeable improvement. I hope this is the turning point. The thing is, my good and bad days alternate. Every time I think I have a good day, the next day will 100% be bad and vice versa. 
My left side has more break outs than the right....

Update On Honey And Licorice To Clear Skin

Posted by katie070 in katie070's Blog, 18 July 2014 · 31 views

Hello all! 
Been a few months. Just wanted to update my progress. I stopped doing the honey and switched to a moisturizer after the worst of the 'crepe-paper' look that my forehead in particular had was gone. 
My skin has improved 85% from where it was even three months ago. The licorice (now I take less, 2 capsules of 450 mg a day) settled my h...

From: Excision Surgery..finally! (Pics)

Posted by GetMeTheResults in GetMeTheResults' Blog, 18 July 2014 · 71 views

Doctor, doctor, where are you?

Source: Excision Surgery..finally! (Pics)

One Battle Won, The War Continues

Posted by iCanDream in When Freedom Seems So Far, 16 July 2014 · 52 views
accutane, advice, dermatologist

I'm so sorry!  
I haven't written in over a month, and it was intentional.  I don't want to write every day or every week when there is nothing interesting 
to write about.  What I've basically been doing this entire month is calling any dermatologist in my area I could find, and asking how soon I can be seen. 

A quick reminder, th...

Accutane Day 8-15

Posted by cateyyy567 in cateyyy567's Blog, 16 July 2014 · 75 views
accutane, acne, diary, dry skin and 2 more...

So, it's been just over two weeks since I started Accutane. So far, the side effects seem to be pretty normal. There are a couple things that I'm not so sure of because they may or may not be completely unrelated.
My skin is defiantly dry. Yesterday I could feel how dehydrated and tight my cheeks and jaw were as I talked. I've got big patches...

Update: Day 7

Posted by mimime in mimime's Blog, 16 July 2014 · 77 views

Update: Day 7 It's been a week with my new regimen and it's going quite well! An update on what I am using:
A-derma soap free oat cleansing bar
Avene clean-ac hydrating cream
A-derma soap free oat cleansing bar
I am not using any moisuriser after the retin-a, and it's working very well for me so far, and I am le...

My Skincare On Accutane

Posted by tanna23 in A New Start, 15 July 2014 · 48 views

So far my skin care regimen since I've been on accutane is doing pretty well. My skin is normal, not dry or oily and I got clear very quickly. My biggest problem now is all the PIH and unevenness.

Old regimen

Cleansers -
Aveeno clear complexion foaming cleanser on most days
Dove pink bar in days when my skin looks a little dryer


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