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I have been on Dan's Regimen for about five weeks, and I've seen some definite improvement in my skin. But I've had problems with Dan's moisturizer; every time I use it, my skin instantly darkens into a deep deep red. I've been mixing the moisturizer with a little bit of pure virgin coconut oil to help with dryness and flakiness. I just got the jojoba oil today and now I'll mix that with the moisturizer instead. When I apply the moisturizer and it turns dark red, it takes up to an hour before it calms down a bit. It's done this ever since I started, with and without the coconut oil mixed in with it. I really would like to know if the darkening is normal...

Thanks!!! :)

p.s. Sorry I spelled moisturizer wrong on the title...

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I have been on Dan's Regimen for about five weeks, and I've seen some definite improvement in my skin. But I've had problems with Dan's moisturizer; every time I use it, my skin instantly darkens into a deep deep red. I've been mixing the moisturizer with a little bit of pure virgin coconut oil to help with dryness and flakiness. I just got the jojoba oil today and now I'll mix that with the moisturizer instead. When I apply the moisturizer and it turns dark red, it takes up to an hour before it calms down a bit. It's done this ever since I started, with and without the coconut oil mixed in with it. I really would like to know if the darkening is normal...

Thanks!!! smile.png

p.s. Sorry I spelled moisturizer wrong on the title...


Morning Routine:
- CLEANSER: Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser/Acne.org Cleanser
- BENZOYL PEROXIDE : 1 pump of The Acne.org 2.5%
- MOISTURIZER: CeraVe Moisturizing Lotion + 5-6 drops of Acne.org Jojoba Oil

Evening Routine:
- CLEANSER: Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser/Acne.org Cleanser
- BENZOYL PEROXIDE : 1 pump of The Acne.org 2.5%
- MOISTURIZER: Cetaphil Moilturizing Lotion/Cream + Acne.org AHA + 5-6 drops of Acne.org Jojoba Oil

Extras:
- Concealer: MAC Studio Finish Concealer in C25

NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer
- Pressed Powder: MAC Select Sheer in NC20

The Balm Sexy Mama Translucent Power

Smashbox Photoset Pressed Power in Light
- Foundation: Revlon Colorstay for Oily/Combination Skin in Buff

Laura Mercier Smooth Finish Flawless Fuide in Cashew

- Tinted Moisturizer: Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer in Nude
- Scrub: St. Ives Apricot Scrub Blemish and Blackhead Control (twice a week in the AM)

- Eyecream: Clinique All About Eyes
- Medication: Diane 35
Meftormin 500mg (for PCOS)
- Supplements: Vitamin D3 (1000UI/day) --- Started 5/16/2013
Zinc (50mg/day) --- Started 5/16/2013

And this is all done as gently as possible. smile.png

This is my Regimen journey. ---

Ordering Acne.org Products from the Philippines. ---

This is my two year update on The Regimen and the products I have used ---


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