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Im on my second week of the regimen and everytime i moisturize my face is one fire!! ( increased the amount and am using bp twice a day) Should i keep with the twice a day or go back to once a day.

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Im on my second week of the regimen and everytime i moisturize my face is one fire!! ( increased the amount and am using bp twice a day) Should i keep with the twice a day or go back to once a day.

Keep moisturizing twice a day. I had the same feeling during my first weeks on the regimen and it almost made me want to quit. But patience and persistence is needed when doing the regimen. Don't get discouraged!!

keep it up!


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 LotionĀ + Acne.org AHA + 5-6 drops of Acne.org Jojoba Oil

Medication:

  • Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo
  • Meftormin 500mg

Supplements:
  • Vitamin D - 2000 I.U/day
  • Zinc - 50mg/day


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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Burning and itchiness is perfectly normal, but you have to be careful. If you've upped your dose to twice a day, make sure that you're only using a small amount each time, and not the full two pumps. In the 3rd week, you can start to increase the amount of BP now that you're applying twice a day. Good luck!


After remaining clear for around 1.5 years following DKR (The Regimen), in March 2013 I decided to change to Epiduo. I use a pea size amount of epiduo each night, followed by a layer of topical antibiotic (Eryacne). I also apply Eryacne every morning and moisturise twice a day. After switching to Epiduo from the regimen I found that it took a good 3 months to get back to being perfectly clear again and now I might get one small pimple appear per month. I can live with that

I started following Dan's Regimen in September 2011 after suffering with acne for 20 years or so. I followed the Regimen instructions exactly and became 100% clear within 9-11 weeks. In December 2011 and after being consistently clear for over a month, I started to slowly reduce the amount of BP I used until I was only applying BP at night. My skin still remained clear however I sometimes switched to applying BP twice a day for a few days (perhaps once a month) if I felt a few under skin bumps starting to come up. I used acne.org products (including AHA and jojoba oil) and sometimes cetaphil moisturiser at night if I felt my skin was especially dry. In the gallery I show my week by week progress following the regimen.


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This is exactly how I'm feeling! It's only after I apply my facial moisturizer that it begins to burn. I cleanse, tone, apply the BP, and then moisturize (SPF during the day, then separate night one). I'm concerned there's a reaction between the BP and my moisturizer. After reading this, it really helps and maybe I should just stick with it too :)


MORNING
STEP 1 - Cerave Hydrating Cleanser
STEP 2 - Acne.org Moisturizer + Acne.org Jojoba Oil
NIGHT
STEP 1 - Cerave Hydrating Cleanser
STEP 2 - Acne.org Jojoba Oil
STEP 3 - Acne.org 2.5% Benzoyl Peroxide
STEP 4 - 1/2 Alpha Hydrox Enhanced Lotion 10% Glycolic AHA + 1/2 Acne.org Moisturizer + Acne.org Jojoba Oil
EXTRAS
- Humidifier in bedroom running throughout the night (fall/winter only)
- Zinc tablet daily after dinner

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I used to hate it when the Bp dried because I then knew it was time to apply the moisturizer and I dreaded the resulting burn. But it DOES pass. I found just when it started getting unbearable and I was thinking of quiting, suddenly I started to clear, my face became less red and it didn't burn anymore. All within a few days of me almost reaching the end of my willpower to keep going.

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After remaining clear for around 1.5 years following DKR (The Regimen), in March 2013 I decided to change to Epiduo. I use a pea size amount of epiduo each night, followed by a layer of topical antibiotic (Eryacne). I also apply Eryacne every morning and moisturise twice a day. After switching to Epiduo from the regimen I found that it took a good 3 months to get back to being perfectly clear again and now I might get one small pimple appear per month. I can live with that

I started following Dan's Regimen in September 2011 after suffering with acne for 20 years or so. I followed the Regimen instructions exactly and became 100% clear within 9-11 weeks. In December 2011 and after being consistently clear for over a month, I started to slowly reduce the amount of BP I used until I was only applying BP at night. My skin still remained clear however I sometimes switched to applying BP twice a day for a few days (perhaps once a month) if I felt a few under skin bumps starting to come up. I used acne.org products (including AHA and jojoba oil) and sometimes cetaphil moisturiser at night if I felt my skin was especially dry. In the gallery I show my week by week progress following the regimen.


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