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Does Epiduo Work?

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I have been using Epiduo every night for about 2 months and my face still is not clear.

Opinions? Suggestions? Experiences? Anything? Haha every comment is appreciated!

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Im sorry to hear that. Ive been using it for exactly a week now and my skin is 95% better already! Although i only had clogged pores and not so much acne break outs. but i tried everything and nothing worked so i saw a dermatologist. It took a couple of days for me to figure out my routine.

  • Wash at night with Cetaphil face wash, DO NOT USE A WASH CLOTH! I found that rubbing the skin when washing made it more irritated the next morning. I also let my face air dry.

  • i put a pea sized dot on my forehead, each cheek, chin and neck and rub in. (avoiding anywhere near the eyes)

  • wait about and hour and apply cetaphil moisturizer all over face and neck

  • in the morning wash with cetaphil again, air dry and apply lotion

  • i carry my lotion with me and reapply throughout the day cause of dryness

    now, there were a couple of things i had to learn trial and error.

  1. do not use a towel to wash or dry, i dont know if it was the fabric softner or rubbing of the skin but after i stopped, my face no longer was red and swollen

  2. day 1 and 2 were no side effects

  3. day 3 and 4 were the WORST!! it looked like i had a rash all over my face and neck!!

  4. day 5 and 6 were better. just EXTREME dryness! i mean my face was so dry that it looked burned. dark brown spots over the driest parts!!

  5. day 7 was better...WAY BETTER!!

i hope that it works for you, i have severly sensitive skin and this is the only thing that has worked for me. DONT GIVE UP!!

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Just stick with it.

I've been on Differin for 15 weeks now. Mostly clear, but since coming off the antibiotics I was prescribed I've had some breakouts (not sure if it's a second "initial breakout"). Give it 4 or 5 months, then you can try something else.

Ask gecko333 - he's been on Epiduo for a while.

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