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#1 Dhodge666

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 11:52 AM

Hi I've been on accutane for a little over a month and my acne is clearing up. But my face is ether really Red! Or pink! It sucks I'm out side skateboarding everyday in sunny California for at least 6 hours a day I wear oil free spf 55 sunscreen I apply it every 1.5 to 2 hours why is my face still red or pink!!! Please help me

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 11:59 AM

what dosage accutane are you on?

 

Start wearing a hat/cap maybe



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Posted 29 April 2013 - 12:04 PM

make sure its not dryness that is causing the change.

 

i got 3 shades darker since i dint use proper care while using accutane.

it was winter and i dint use moisturiser for sometime while on accutane.

 

so figure out ur need.



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Posted 29 April 2013 - 12:20 PM

This is me my face is so red give me ur honest oppion on it please I need help with this!

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 12:22 PM

looks fine.



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Posted 29 April 2013 - 12:27 PM

This is me again and my arms are like tan/ white not pink like my face

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Posted 30 April 2013 - 12:39 AM

i will be wrong if i jump in conclusion but what i'm saying is..since accutane is suppose to effect ur sebaceous glands..be careful and use moisturiser IF NEEDED.

IF u feel dry that is.

are u lips dry?

what power of accutane are u taking?

for how long?

what is the weather there like?

cold?

 

but i suggest u please avoid the sun as much as u can.

its not a great thing when on accutane or evn when using topical stuff.

anything topical u r using?



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Posted 30 April 2013 - 09:09 AM

It's is warm here and very sunny and what is the best lotion and soap for your face

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Posted 30 April 2013 - 10:01 AM

is ur face dry?specially after taking accutane?lips?

 

avoid sun by all means.

 

a low% bha wash is apt for acne prone skin.

but when i was on accutane(it was winter here..i'm from a tropical country) i was given a cleansing lotion for sensitive skin.it was moisturising as well.so u might not need a cream at all.






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