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Opinions Wanted: Should I Get Off Retin A

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I'm new to this so, hiiiiii :) I'm 18 years old and have been on Retin A for a little over a year and a half, I use it every night before bed. For the most part my acne is gone but i still get some pimples here and there and i have ugly dark acne scars. cleanse my face with simple moisturuzing cleanser and moisturize with a mixture of pure coconut oil and aveeno positively radiant. My biggest problem is that i still have crazy dry flaky but still combination skin. That dry skin makes it almost impossible to apply foundation. So do you guys think I should get off it? Or only use it every other day? Or do you have any recommendations of foundations and moisturizers? Or am I just doing something wrong? I'm getting desperate. :((

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I'm new to this so, hiiiiii smile.png I'm 18 years old and have been on Retin A for a little over a year and a half, I use it every night before bed. For the most part my acne is gone but i still get some pimples here and there and i have ugly dark acne scars. cleanse my face with simple moisturuzing cleanser and moisturize with a mixture of pure coconut oil and aveeno positively radiant. My biggest problem is that i still have crazy dry flaky but still combination skin. That dry skin makes it almost impossible to apply foundation. So do you guys think I should get off it? Or only use it every other day? Or do you have any recommendations of foundations and moisturizers? Or am I just doing something wrong? I'm getting desperate. sad.png(


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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