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Momma, if your man sees a difference then there is probably a difference. Sometimes outsiders can see things more clearly than we can. You're almost 2 months in so between 2-4 months is when you should begin to see more positive than negative. Can't wait to see your pics.


It's a rocky road but like everything else in life, there is always a beginning and an end. Here's to finding my end.

God is good to me..........more than I deserve.

James 1:2-4

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.


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7 weeks 5 days

Hi peeps!

I am getting really close to the 2 months mark, yay!

Still breaking out some, but not nearly as bad, and the breakouts seem to go away much faster. I found out that after BP application all over the face, if I apply extra BP on the problem spots, they vanish in no time. I am still using AHA+ as a spot treatment, and it doesn't burn as bad anymore, just a little sting (I am actually starting to like the feeling, hehe). May be I'll try to do the all-over-the-face application again. Another good thing is that it seems like my face is finally starting to adjust to the full amount of BP, the flakiness is going down! Overall, I am pretty happy with how everything is going right now smile.png

Last, but not least, I finally took some pics...

Let me know what you think!!! Thanks smile.png

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Heal me, LORD, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise.

Jeremiah 17:14


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I can deffo see the differences hang in there am 100% sure yu will be clear another 2 months cheer.gif

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Lots of improvement! That's great that your face is adjusting to the BP, keep going strong! You'll be clear before you know it :)


Daily Regimen:
-Clean and Clear Foaming Cleanser
-Dan's 2.5% BP
-Jojoba oil as moisturizer

Nightly Regimen:
-Clean and Clear Foaming Cleanser
-Dan's 2.5% BP
-Cetaphil moisturizer + a few drops of Jojoba oil

My Regimen Log:








 


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Thanks guys, your opinions mean a lot to me! I guess I am afraid of getting disappointed, so I keep convincing myself that' there is no progress :)


Heal me, LORD, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise.

Jeremiah 17:14


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Momma- the difference is quite clear. If you were to take away the hyperpigmentation and redness from the pictures, the amount of acne you actually have seemed to have decreased by 40-50 percent. You ae on the right path and in the next few months i wouldn't be suprised if your only issue was addressing the hyperpigmentation.


It's a rocky road but like everything else in life, there is always a beginning and an end. Here's to finding my end.

God is good to me..........more than I deserve.

James 1:2-4

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.


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Sasch, thank you! I can tell now, it is definitely getting better! How are you doing? Any improvement yet?

Soooo... I completely lost count how many weeks it has been!

My skin is doing great! Looks so much better than a month ago! I still get little breakouts here and there, but considering the tremendous amount of stress and lack of sleep I've been going through for the past couple of weeks, it is really nothing. Besides, I have not been 100% clear since I was 14, so I really doubt the regiment will clear my acne completely. However, I can definitely live with the way my skin is right now. My routine is gonna get all wacked out pretty soon though, since I finally got a job (which means even more stress, even less sleep + 12 hour night shifts). I hope my skin doesn't react too bad to this...


Heal me, LORD, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise.

Jeremiah 17:14


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Sasch, thank you! I can tell now, it is definitely getting better! How are you doing? Any improvement yet?

Soooo... I completely lost count how many weeks it has been!

My skin is doing great! Looks so much better than a month ago! I still get little breakouts here and there, but considering the tremendous amount of stress and lack of sleep I've been going through for the past couple of weeks, it is really nothing. Besides, I have not been 100% clear since I was 14, so I really doubt the regiment will clear my acne completely. However, I can definitely live with the way my skin is right now. My routine is gonna get all wacked out pretty soon though, since I finally got a job (which means even more stress, even less sleep + 12 hour night shifts). I hope my skin doesn't react too bad to this...

Do you take any supplements? I hear B complex vitamins are a good, natural stress reliever.

And you never know how well the regimen will work! I think you can see even further improvements while keeping a solid regimen going. You might experience a few bumps while switching jobs, but if you keep with it, it will work :)

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Sasch, thank you! I can tell now, it is definitely getting better! How are you doing? Any improvement yet?

Soooo... I completely lost count how many weeks it has been!

My skin is doing great! Looks so much better than a month ago! I still get little breakouts here and there, but considering the tremendous amount of stress and lack of sleep I've been going through for the past couple of weeks, it is really nothing. Besides, I have not been 100% clear since I was 14, so I really doubt the regiment will clear my acne completely. However, I can definitely live with the way my skin is right now. My routine is gonna get all wacked out pretty soon though, since I finally got a job (which means even more stress, even less sleep + 12 hour night shifts). I hope my skin doesn't react too bad to this...

Momma, Carwinns is right. The regimen may just be what you need. There is a fellow orger (thereishope) who had acne worse than yours and she's clear on The Regimen so don't lose hope. i am so happy that you are seeing improvement! Can't wait to see the results at the end of 3 months and congrats on the new job - very exciting stuff!

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It's a rocky road but like everything else in life, there is always a beginning and an end. Here's to finding my end.

God is good to me..........more than I deserve.

James 1:2-4

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.


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Hey everybody!

Hope you all are doing good!

I started a new job, and it seems like my skin has taken a little step back... The problem is that I work such long shifts (13-14 hours + 1hr of driving one way), that I am not able to wash my face every 12 hours. I have a couple of small pimples, but no cycts... So overall I can't complain! I can see my skin looking pretty clear in the nearest future :)

Do you take any supplements? I hear B complex vitamins are a good, natural stress reliever.

And you never know how well the regimen will work! I think you can see even further improvements while keeping a solid regimen going. You might experience a few bumps while switching jobs, but if you keep with it, it will work smile.png

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Heal me, LORD, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise.

Jeremiah 17:14


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Your skin is looking great! Awesome improvement on your forehead and your cheeks. Keep on truckin' and hope the job is going well for you!


Daily Regimen:
-Clean and Clear Foaming Cleanser
-Dan's 2.5% BP
-Jojoba oil as moisturizer

Nightly Regimen:
-Clean and Clear Foaming Cleanser
-Dan's 2.5% BP
-Cetaphil moisturizer + a few drops of Jojoba oil

My Regimen Log:








 


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The Regimen is definitely working hun so keep it up. For some people, it takes even longer than 3 months. The good thing is that your improvement has been consistent.

Keep us posted!


It's a rocky road but like everything else in life, there is always a beginning and an end. Here's to finding my end.

God is good to me..........more than I deserve.

James 1:2-4

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.


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Thank you for sharing this!!! It is exactly what I needed to see today. Your skin is improving tremendously!!

I too am a mom of two children. When I got pregnant with my first, I began developing acne on my chin for the very first time. I had giant, dark red acne spots all over my chin area. I kept seeing these Dove commercials with pregnant women that had glowing skin... It was so depressing!

Anyway, thank you again. I'm so happy for you!

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Momma, how are things as you approach the 3 month mark? So excited about your progress - it gives me hope


It's a rocky road but like everything else in life, there is always a beginning and an end. Here's to finding my end.

God is good to me..........more than I deserve.

James 1:2-4

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.


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Just thought I would stop in and say that you're progress is awesome (:

I can definitely see a large difference in your skin~ Everything that was once active looks flattened out, and it really only looks like red marks left! I'm stoked to see your results when you keep pushing forward!

Good luck (:

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I just want to say that I am very happy for you too, Momma :) Your skin is certainly getting better as we all can see :):):)

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Hey there!

First of all, thanks for stopping by and for all your kind words! I hope my example gives hope to those who need it. All I can tell to those who are in doubt about the regimen is push through it, and it will definitely be worth it. Just a few months ago, I could not look at myself in the mirror without crying. I can't believe I kicked the acne's butt))) I think I am even gonna schedule a long-wanted fammy photoshoot soon to celebrate)) It hurts me to think that because of this monster acne, the last picture I have of me with my hubby and the kids is from the hospital a year ago, when the baby was born. The kiddos grow too fast, and I will never be able to return this lost year back cry.gif. Well, on the bright side, I am 3 months and 1 week into the regimen, and my skin is as smooth as the baby's bottom (well, almost rolleyes.gif ). Of course there is still a lot of discoloration, but nothing that could not be covered with a little of make-up, and it is also definitely fading. Do I still get new pimples? Yes. Usually it's 1-2 new tiny pimples every 4 days. It's hard to avoid that, since I am not able to follow the regimen precisely. I usually work 2-3 13-14 hour shifts in a row before I get a break (+ 1 hr of driving one-way), so I am not able to wash my face every 12 hours... That's when I get my pimple(s). They usually disappear in a day or so and leave no marks. It really is nothing compared to those awful, huge, red, painful, and itchy numerous volcanoes I used to have.

I was looking through the pictures I've been taking, and found a couple that I haven't posted here yet (they were from 1 week after starting the regimen). The difference is astonishing. I will definitely post them when I do the 4-months ones. So glad I've been making myself take them!

Good luck to all of you! Just keep at it no matter how hard it is and how bad you want to quit. I actually found it to be a good life lesson: be patient and consistent, and you'll get rewarded. I think it is becoming my life moto, lol))


Heal me, LORD, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise.

Jeremiah 17:14


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Hi acne warriors! I hope the things are going great for you all!

It has been 4 months since I started the regimen, and my skin is still doing wonderful! In the past month, I had 2 major pimples and may be 5-7 small ones. I consider it a huge success and am very-very pleased with the results :) Check it out!

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To compare, here are the pictures that I took back in the beginning of April that I never posted. Looking at them back then made me feel so angry and helpless... Soooo happy it's in the past! :)

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Heal me, LORD, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise.

Jeremiah 17:14


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Great progress, momma! Your skin is looking so good...happy for ya! :D


Daily Regimen:
-Clean and Clear Foaming Cleanser
-Dan's 2.5% BP
-Jojoba oil as moisturizer

Nightly Regimen:
-Clean and Clear Foaming Cleanser
-Dan's 2.5% BP
-Cetaphil moisturizer + a few drops of Jojoba oil

My Regimen Log:








 


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So proud of you momma! You're doing so well and things will probably get even better as time goes on. Keep us posted as you are an inspiration to many


It's a rocky road but like everything else in life, there is always a beginning and an end. Here's to finding my end.

God is good to me..........more than I deserve.

James 1:2-4

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.


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Thank you guys, your words mean a lot to me! I am so happy I stumbled upon this website back in March. It would be wonderful to have a 100% acne-free skin, as I have not had it since I was 14, but I really feel I can't ask for more than what I have now. I guess I'll just wait and see :) I sure will keep you updated on the progress.


Heal me, LORD, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise.

Jeremiah 17:14


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Wow great improvement. Your red marks have also been fading quite fast. Do you attribute that to the AHA+? I used the Exposed Acne Treatment 7 months ago and it ruined my skin. Their BP made my red marks last longer. The regimen also has BP, but I'm thinking of trying it cause I am sick of having acne.

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Wow great improvement. Your red marks have also been fading quite fast. Do you attribute that to the AHA+? I used the Exposed Acne Treatment 7 months ago and it ruined my skin. Their BP made my red marks last longer. The regimen also has BP, but I'm thinking of trying it cause I am sick of having acne.

I am not familiar with Exposed Acne Treatment, but Dan's BP was tearing up my skin for the first 2 months as well. The red marks are definitely fading very fast now. It could be due to the AHA, or just the fact that I'm not getting any new acne. The regimen is definitely worth a shot, good luck!

Getting close to the 5 months mark! I'm getting less and less acne, now it's probably no more than 1/week. I'm actually starting to think that 100% acne-free skin might be a doable goal after all. My recent accomplishment is the fact that I don't wear make-up most of the time now! What a great feeling!!! :)

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Heal me, LORD, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise.

Jeremiah 17:14


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