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#1 Kentuckygal4506

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 07:20 PM

So my skin is clearing up, but it is drying me out! I am so flaky. What is the best dry skin moisturizer that will not break me out? I am currently using cetaphil.

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 05:58 PM

I'm using La Roche Posay Effaclar H "designed for oily skin made fragile by over-drying skincare" - sounded like exactly what I wanted and I'd highly recommend. It is non comedogenic and for sensitive skin and is tested on acne prone skin. It feels nice on and absorbs well so although I use it at night you could use it during the day too if you wanted. (I use a moisturiser with spf in the day - same brand.)

Post (Ro)accutane Regimen:          

 

Morning

Cleanse: Olay Essentials Refreshing Face Wash

Exfoliate: Paula's Choice Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant

Treat red marks: Superfacialist Vitamin C Glow Boost Serum

Moisturise: Simple Kind to Skin Protecting Moisture Cream SPF 30

Lips: Nivea Lip Care Sun Protect SPF 30

Makeup base: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer, Yves Saint Laurent Teint Touche Eclat - BR10, Clinique Blended Face Powder - Invisible

 

Evening

Cleanse: Olay Essentials Refreshing Face Wash, Original Source Mint and Tea Tree Shower Gel

Exfoliate: Paula's Choice Skin Perfecting 8% AHA Gel Exfoliant

Treat red marks: Differin (0.1% Adapalene)

Moisturise: Simple Kind to Skin Replenising Rich Moisturiser

Lips: Aquaphor Soothing Skin Balm

 

100% acne free and stubborn red marks disappearing!


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Posted 29 November 2012 - 09:36 PM

I'm in the same boat, about to start using Duac and was wondering about a moisturizer to use with it. In the past I've given up on prescription creams and gels because the dryness and redness are way too much to handle.

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 05:41 PM

Cerave is working well for me. Cetaphil made me break out even more.
Prescription:
Spironolactone 50mg, 2x/day
Doxycycline 100mg, 2xday
Retin-A Micro 0.04% nightly

OTC:
Candex, two pills 2x a day
Vitamin Shoppe Probiotic, two pills 2x/day

Regimen morning & night:
Wash with Nubian African Black Soap
Moisturize with Cerave AM in morning, Cerave cream at night
Apply Bio-Oil to noise/cheeks/chin AM before CeraVe
Apply Retin-A Micro (nightly)


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