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Help Should I Stop The Bp Or Aha ?

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I am on my week 10 regime and first week on the aha.I got redness upper eyelid and itchy neck when i used only bp.

But, after aha, i got swollen eyelid and also new two acnes.So i wanna know what I should do ??

I really get so depressed.

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Do you use BP on your neck? Do you rub your eyes after applying BP or the moisturizer, without washing your hands first? How did the regimen work for you before you added AHA?

Have a look at the FAQ's, there may be something that you've overlooked: http://www.acne.org/faq.html

Don't get depressed, ok? Hang in there! comfort.gif Based on the information you've provided, I would keep using the BP and maybe apply AHA less often or not at all until you're clear. And wash your hands after applying any medication if you don't already do so.


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I think you should go slowly with the AHA. Keep doing the BP, but maybe use the AHA only twice a week and mix it in with the moisturizer so it won't be as harsh on your skin. After a couple of week when your skin won't be as sensitive, then you can probably ramp up to the full dose and just use AHA for moisturizer.

Don't get depressed, this whole thing is a process, so give it time. Good luck! :)


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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Do you use BP on your neck? Do you rub your eyes after applying BP or the moisturizer, without washing your hands first? How did the regimen work for you before you added AHA?

Have a look at the FAQ's, there may be something that you've overlooked: http://www.acne.org/faq.html

Don't get depressed, ok? Hang in there! comfort.gif Based on the information you've provided, I would keep using the BP and maybe apply AHA less often or not at all until you're clear. And wash your hands after applying any medication if you don't already do so.

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Do you use BP on your neck? Do you rub your eyes after applying BP or the moisturizer, without washing your hands first? How did the regimen work for you before you added AHA?

Have a look at the FAQ's, there may be something that you've overlooked: http://www.acne.org/faq.html

Don't get depressed, ok? Hang in there! comfort.gif Based on the information you've provided, I would keep using the BP and maybe apply AHA less often or not at all until you're clear. And wash your hands after applying any medication if you don't already do so.

Hi AKL

I didnt apply the bp on the neck but maybe when I apply the aha and i accidentally rub the eyes sad.png( I think I should wash the hands after the bp and aha smile.png thank you for giving me support.I dunno why my neck is itchy after bp, now my eyes are itchy as well.

>I think you should go slowly with the AHA. Keep doing the BP, but maybe use the AHA only twice a week and mix it in with the moisturizer so it won't be as harsh on your skin. After a couple of week when your skin won't be as sensitive, then you can probably ramp up to the full dose and just use AHA for moisturizer.

Don't get depressed, this whole thing is a process, so give it time. Good luck! smile.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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Do you use BP on your neck? Do you rub your eyes after applying BP or the moisturizer, without washing your hands first? How did the regimen work for you before you added AHA?

Have a look at the FAQ's, there may be something that you've overlooked: http://www.acne.org/faq.html

Don't get depressed, ok? Hang in there! comfort.gif Based on the information you've provided, I would keep using the BP and maybe apply AHA less often or not at all until you're clear. And wash your hands after applying any medication if you don't already do so.

Hi AKL

I didnt apply the bp on the neck but maybe when I apply the aha and i accidentally rub the eyes sad.png( I think I should wash the hands after the bp and aha smile.png thank you for giving me support.I dunno why my neck is itchy after bp, now my eyes are itchy as well.

>I think you should go slowly with the AHA. Keep doing the BP, but maybe use the AHA only twice a week and mix it in with the moisturizer so it won't be as harsh on your skin. After a couple of week when your skin won't be as sensitive, then you can probably ramp up to the full dose and just use AHA for moisturizer.

Don't get depressed, this whole thing is a process, so give it time. Good luck! smile.png

Hi nicmic smile.png

I just use peasize of aha mix with i pump of moisture and few drop of jojoba oil. I used the aha three times a week mayb i should use twice a week.I just feel bad I have been on regime on week 9 and I still cant clear the acnes sad.png

but anyway thank you your supports smile.png I will stick on it to see what happen

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Do you use BP on your neck? Do you rub your eyes after applying BP or the moisturizer, without washing your hands first? How did the regimen work for you before you added AHA?

Have a look at the FAQ's, there may be something that you've overlooked: http://www.acne.org/faq.html

Don't get depressed, ok? Hang in there! comfort.gif Based on the information you've provided, I would keep using the BP and maybe apply AHA less often or not at all until you're clear. And wash your hands after applying any medication if you don't already do so.

Hi AKL

I didnt apply the bp on the neck but maybe when I apply the aha and i accidentally rub the eyes sad.png( I think I should wash the hands after the bp and aha smile.png thank you for giving me support.I dunno why my neck is itchy after bp, now my eyes are itchy as well.

>I think you should go slowly with the AHA. Keep doing the BP, but maybe use the AHA only twice a week and mix it in with the moisturizer so it won't be as harsh on your skin. After a couple of week when your skin won't be as sensitive, then you can probably ramp up to the full dose and just use AHA for moisturizer.

Don't get depressed, this whole thing is a process, so give it time. Good luck! smile.png

Hi nicmic smile.png

I just use peasize of aha mix with i pump of moisture and few drop of jojoba oil. I used the aha three times a week mayb i should use twice a week.I just feel bad I have been on regime on week 9 and I still cant clear the acnes sad.png

but anyway thank you your supports smile.png I will stick on it to see what happen


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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Do you use BP on your neck? Do you rub your eyes after applying BP or the moisturizer, without washing your hands first? How did the regimen work for you before you added AHA?

Have a look at the FAQ's, there may be something that you've overlooked: http://www.acne.org/faq.html

Don't get depressed, ok? Hang in there! comfort.gif Based on the information you've provided, I would keep using the BP and maybe apply AHA less often or not at all until you're clear. And wash your hands after applying any medication if you don't already do so.

Hi AKL

I didnt apply the bp on the neck but maybe when I apply the aha and i accidentally rub the eyes sad.png( I think I should wash the hands after the bp and aha smile.png thank you for giving me support.I dunno why my neck is itchy after bp, now my eyes are itchy as well.

>I think you should go slowly with the AHA. Keep doing the BP, but maybe use the AHA only twice a week and mix it in with the moisturizer so it won't be as harsh on your skin. After a couple of week when your skin won't be as sensitive, then you can probably ramp up to the full dose and just use AHA for moisturizer.

Don't get depressed, this whole thing is a process, so give it time. Good luck! smile.png

Hi nicmic smile.png

I just use peasize of aha mix with i pump of moisture and few drop of jojoba oil. I used the aha three times a week mayb i should use twice a week.I just feel bad I have been on regime on week 9 and I still cant clear the acnes sad.png

but anyway thank you your supports smile.png I will stick on it to see what happen

Yeah, stick to it! I know that it takes longer for some people to get clear. Have you seen any improvement at all? Do you still continue to get breakouts?

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This problem happened to me in the first few months of the regimen. It seems like you may be cross contaminating by not washing your hands between application of BP and moisturizer. The problem will eventually go away, just be sure that you don't apply BP of AHA around the eye area and the jaw line... I found that until my skin completely adjusted to BP and AHA, I experienced a great deal of irritation. Be sure that you're completely dry before you proceed to the next step of the regimen and avoid touching the eye and neck area... Best of luck and keep us up to date on your progress... :)


 

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Skin Care Regimen

 

Mornings: Cleanse with Cetaphil Gentle Cleanser, One pump application of BP, One pump of Dan's moisturizer one drop Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Sunblock Liquid SPF 70

Evenings: Cleanse with Cetaphil Gentle Cleanser, One pump application of BP, One pump of Dan's moisturizer and two drops of Dan's AHA+

During Breakouts: Apply 2 pumps of BP and Moisturizer with AHA+ until breakout subsides

Daily: Take multivitamin (WholeFoods 365 brand), probiotics

Makeup: Bare Minerals, wash brushes once to three times a week depending on usage.

Makeup Removal: Swipe jojoba oil to remove eye and facial makeup, wash with Hydrating Cleanser for 4 seconds, rinse, then cleanse for 6 seconds, BP, moisturize


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This problem happened to me in the first few months of the regimen. It seems like you may be cross contaminating by not washing your hands between application of BP and moisturizer. The problem will eventually go away, just be sure that you don't apply BP of AHA around the eye area and the jaw line... I found that until my skin completely adjusted to BP and AHA, I experienced a great deal of irritation. Be sure that you're completely dry before you proceed to the next step of the regimen and avoid touching the eye and neck area... Best of luck and keep us up to date on your progress... :)

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but i didnt get swollen eyelid and redness today :) maybe i should realli 100 % clean my hands after the bp and aha

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Sweetheart are you using AHA on you eyelids? Please do not! AHA is not supposed to be used on ANY mucous membranes such as eyelids, and lips, etc. It is not meant for that area. Hopefully it is just an accident from not washing your hands as you said. And for the neck I think it is just because the neck has very very thin skin. I would just heavily moisturize or use less BP. I used to have to use it on my neck but somehow they went away…..

Good Luck to ya :)


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Sweetheart are you using AHA on you eyelids? Please do not! AHA is not supposed to be used on ANY mucous membranes such as eyelids, and lips, etc. It is not meant for that area. Hopefully it is just an accident from not washing your hands as you said. And for the neck I think it is just because the neck has very very thin skin. I would just heavily moisturize or use less BP. I used to have to use it on my neck but somehow they went away…..

Good Luck to ya :)

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Good :) At least no you know not to do that anymore :)

And you're welcome of course.


New Regimen (Thyme Tincture):

My gallery: http://www.acne.org/...reisalwayshope/ (You will have to click "gallery")



There Is Always Hope


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