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#21 MoonlitRiver

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Posted 31 October 2013 - 06:11 PM

Well it's been a really long time, so I thought I should probably update this!

 

Dianette: end of week 16
Lymecycline: end of week 15

Epiduo: mid-week 14

 

Overall, there has been a massive improvement, especially with the skin on my face. *Touch wood* I only usually have a maximum of three actives on my face at any one time and very occasionally I have none whatsoever! I still have a massive amount of hyperpigmentation but the older stuff is starting to fade quite a bit now. My forehead is still the most stubborn so I still get whiteheads and occasionally cysts there, but my chin and around my nose (which were the worst bits once upon a time) have been consistently clear for a few weeks now. :) My skin's also been a much better texture since I changed my moisturising routine and seems to be handling the Epiduo very well now. My body acne is still a bit of a pain and I still regularly get cysts on my back, but my upper arms and shoulders have shown a lot of improvement recently. All in all, significant progress but still frustrating intermittent breakouts!

 


My Current Treatment Plan

 

Morning: Lymecycline
 

Evening: Dianette + Epiduo

Diet: eliminated dairy

 

My Log: http://www.acne.org/messageboard/topic/331567-diary-of-a-three-pronged-attack-my-mission-to-get-clear-skin-and-avoid-roaccutane/#entry3369787 

 

Acne status: essentially clear and just waiting for hyperpigmentation to fade

 

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 10:50 PM

Glad you're improving!



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Posted 02 November 2013 - 03:50 AM

Glad you're improving!

 

Thank you! :) Typically I am now breaking out on my forehead having posted that but hopefully it won't be too bad and the rest of my face is still holding up alright *fingers crossed*.


My Current Treatment Plan

 

Morning: Lymecycline
 

Evening: Dianette + Epiduo

Diet: eliminated dairy

 

My Log: http://www.acne.org/messageboard/topic/331567-diary-of-a-three-pronged-attack-my-mission-to-get-clear-skin-and-avoid-roaccutane/#entry3369787 

 

Acne status: essentially clear and just waiting for hyperpigmentation to fade

 

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Posted 02 November 2013 - 07:04 AM

So good to hear of the improvements you've been having!! :) Yay!!


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Posted 02 November 2013 - 11:32 AM

So good to hear of the improvements you've been having!! smile.png Yay!!

 

Thanks Lilly. :) I'm just really hoping these annoying intermittent breakouts will start to subside now! Every time I think I'm finally clear, I seem to break out again. It's a very frustrating circle. But it is still much better than it was so I'm trying not to lose sight of that.


My Current Treatment Plan

 

Morning: Lymecycline
 

Evening: Dianette + Epiduo

Diet: eliminated dairy

 

My Log: http://www.acne.org/messageboard/topic/331567-diary-of-a-three-pronged-attack-my-mission-to-get-clear-skin-and-avoid-roaccutane/#entry3369787 

 

Acne status: essentially clear and just waiting for hyperpigmentation to fade

 

"I would rather learn what it feels like to burn than feel nothing at all." ~ Ron Pope
 


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Posted 02 November 2013 - 12:59 PM

Don't worry, as time goes by the more effective your treatment-especially the hormonal- will be. A few more weeks and your face is going to be much better if not completely clear.


What clears my acne:

Spironolactone 100 mg + limiting dairy

indoxyl (duac) gel + aha + baby brush for comedones.

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Posted 02 November 2013 - 01:04 PM

Don't worry, as time goes by the more effective your treatment-especially the hormonal- will be. A few more weeks and your face is going to be much better if not completely clear.

 

I really hope you're right! Thank you so much for the encouragement. :)


My Current Treatment Plan

 

Morning: Lymecycline
 

Evening: Dianette + Epiduo

Diet: eliminated dairy

 

My Log: http://www.acne.org/messageboard/topic/331567-diary-of-a-three-pronged-attack-my-mission-to-get-clear-skin-and-avoid-roaccutane/#entry3369787 

 

Acne status: essentially clear and just waiting for hyperpigmentation to fade

 

"I would rather learn what it feels like to burn than feel nothing at all." ~ Ron Pope
 


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Posted 02 November 2013 - 06:13 PM

I'm on Epiduo right now, approaching week 7ish, still got some minor breakouts and red 'scars' (not craters) but definitely getting better.... let's kill this piece of shit acne together!



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Posted 03 November 2013 - 04:50 AM

I'm on Epiduo right now, approaching week 7ish, still got some minor breakouts and red 'scars' (not craters) but definitely getting better.... let's kill this piece of shit acne together!

 

Yay, I'm glad you're seeing some improvements! I was really dubious about trying Epiduo because my skin has never responded that well to benzoyl peroxide but I'm actually really pleased with it so far. My hyperpigmentation is awful thought and I'm pretty sure I have a few indented scars developing as well which isn't great. I just hope that if I can stop the breakouts occurring then it will give my poor skin a chance to heal itself properly.


My Current Treatment Plan

 

Morning: Lymecycline
 

Evening: Dianette + Epiduo

Diet: eliminated dairy

 

My Log: http://www.acne.org/messageboard/topic/331567-diary-of-a-three-pronged-attack-my-mission-to-get-clear-skin-and-avoid-roaccutane/#entry3369787 

 

Acne status: essentially clear and just waiting for hyperpigmentation to fade

 

"I would rather learn what it feels like to burn than feel nothing at all." ~ Ron Pope
 


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Posted 08 November 2013 - 05:27 PM

Dianette: end of week 17

Lymecycline: end of week 16

Epiduo: mid-week 15

 

Okay so I really don't want to jinx myself, but my skin is still doing really well at the moment! :) I currently have no actives on my face whatsoever and the skin there is all nice and smooth without any bumps lurking under the skin. I really hope this continues because I'm going to be so heartbroken if I'm confronted with another bad breakout again. My main issue now is hyperpigmentation which is taking an absolute age to fade, especially on my forehead. I don't want to use anything irritating to try to treat it because I don't want to risk breaking out again and my skin only just stays moisturised enough on the Epiduo as it is. I guess it's just going to have to be a bit of a waiting game on that front. Still, I'm so pleased to have finally seen such positive improvements recently and to be currently (please say permanently!) free of all active acne! :)


My Current Treatment Plan

 

Morning: Lymecycline
 

Evening: Dianette + Epiduo

Diet: eliminated dairy

 

My Log: http://www.acne.org/messageboard/topic/331567-diary-of-a-three-pronged-attack-my-mission-to-get-clear-skin-and-avoid-roaccutane/#entry3369787 

 

Acne status: essentially clear and just waiting for hyperpigmentation to fade

 

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Posted 05 December 2013 - 02:39 PM

Dianette: end of week 21
Lymecycline: end of week 20
Epiduo: mid-week 19


 

Well my skin's been breaking out a bit recently but as of right now it is actually clear again. Not sure how long that will last, but I'm happy about it for the moment!

 

In other news I've finally managed to convince my dermatologist, after three months, to allow me to take isotretinoin in late January if my skin gets worse or is continuing to break out between now and then. Having read about all the scary side-effects I really don't want to have to take it, but knowing it is now an option for me if my skin somehow reverts back to how it was at the beginning of summer again (something I have nightmares about every single night) is a massive reassurance. Best case scenario, the antibiotics continue to improve my skin to the point where I'm no longer breaking out, in which case the dermatologist will keep me on them for another few months before weaning me off them slowly and seeing how that goes. I don't hold out that much hope that my skin will improve more in the next two months than it has in the last five, but it's good to keep an open mind!

 

In any case, I now know that whatever happens I should be able to avoid nodular-cystic acne destroying my face for a second time round so that's definitely given me some much needed peace of mind. :)


 


My Current Treatment Plan

 

Morning: Lymecycline
 

Evening: Dianette + Epiduo

Diet: eliminated dairy

 

My Log: http://www.acne.org/messageboard/topic/331567-diary-of-a-three-pronged-attack-my-mission-to-get-clear-skin-and-avoid-roaccutane/#entry3369787 

 

Acne status: essentially clear and just waiting for hyperpigmentation to fade

 

"I would rather learn what it feels like to burn than feel nothing at all." ~ Ron Pope
 


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Posted 05 December 2013 - 08:22 PM

Dianette: end of week 21
Lymecycline: end of week 20
Epiduo: mid-week 19


 

Well my skin's been breaking out a bit recently but as of right now it is actually clear again. Not sure how long that will last, but I'm happy about it for the moment!

 

In other news I've finally managed to convince my dermatologist, after three months, to allow me to take isotretinoin in late January if my skin gets worse or is continuing to break out between now and then. Having read about all the scary side-effects I really don't want to have to take it, but knowing it is now an option for me if my skin somehow reverts back to how it was at the beginning of summer again (something I have nightmares about every single night) is a massive reassurance. Best case scenario, the antibiotics continue to improve my skin to the point where I'm no longer breaking out, in which case the dermatologist will keep me on them for another few months before weaning me off them slowly and seeing how that goes. I don't hold out that much hope that my skin will improve more in the next two months than it has in the last five, but it's good to keep an open mind!

 

In any case, I now know that whatever happens I should be able to avoid nodular-cystic acne destroying my face for a second time round so that's definitely given me some much needed peace of mind. smile.png


 

 

I feel like I'm on the same boat as you! I've just finished 5 months of Diane and my skin is kind of the same...it's kind of better but at the same time not really. Crossing my fingers for month 6, for the both of us! :P I myself may be going on Bactrim in the new year if things don't look up...:( By the way, how are your hyperpigmentations doing?? 


How I Stay Clear:
AMCetaphil DermaControl Oil Control Foam Wash, Cetaphil Moisturising Lotion, Cetaphil DermaControl Oil-Absorbing Lotion (SPF30)
PMCetaphil DermaControl Oil Control Foam Wash, Clindamycin Phosphate 1%, Dan's 10% AHA
ExtrasDiane 35 (since July 2 2013), Borghese Fango Delicato Mud Mask (2x/week), 40% Lactic Acid Peels (2x/week), 
Benzagel 5% Benzoyl Peroxide (Spot treatment)

My personal log here: http://www.acne.org/...l-gel-log-pics/

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Posted 06 December 2013 - 02:54 AM

I feel like I'm on the same boat as you! I've just finished 5 months of Diane and my skin is kind of the same...it's kind of better but at the same time not really. Crossing my fingers for month 6, for the both of us! tongue.png I myself may be going on Bactrim in the new year if things don't look up...sad.png By the way, how are your hyperpigmentations doing?? 

 

Definitely hoping month 6 is a turnaround for both of us! My hyperpigmentation still looks horrible. :( It is fading but just incredibly slowly and on my forehead where I'm still breaking out it doesn't have much of a chance because I keep getting new stuff to add to it so it just looks a complete mess. The texture of my forehead is awful too so I'm wondering if some of that is permanent scarring. I can certainly see a few suspicious looking indents. I asked my dermatologist if there was anything I could do to make the red marks fade quicker but he said all I could do was get the inflammation under control (through antibiotics) and wait it out but it's so disheartening to get rid of active acne only to have a face full of red marks that looks almost as bad as before. How's your hyperpigmentation doing?


My Current Treatment Plan

 

Morning: Lymecycline
 

Evening: Dianette + Epiduo

Diet: eliminated dairy

 

My Log: http://www.acne.org/messageboard/topic/331567-diary-of-a-three-pronged-attack-my-mission-to-get-clear-skin-and-avoid-roaccutane/#entry3369787 

 

Acne status: essentially clear and just waiting for hyperpigmentation to fade

 

"I would rather learn what it feels like to burn than feel nothing at all." ~ Ron Pope
 


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Posted 06 December 2013 - 03:54 AM

I feel like I'm on the same boat as you! I've just finished 5 months of Diane and my skin is kind of the same...it's kind of better but at the same time not really. Crossing my fingers for month 6, for the both of us! :P I myself may be going on Bactrim in the new year if things don't look up...:( By the way, how are your hyperpigmentations doing??


Definitely hoping month 6 is a turnaround for both of us! My hyperpigmentation still looks horrible. :( It is fading but just incredibly slowly and on my forehead where I'm still breaking out it doesn't have much of a chance because I keep getting new stuff to add to it so it just looks a complete mess. The texture of my forehead is awful too so I'm wondering if some of that is permanent scarring. I can certainly see a few suspicious looking indents. I asked my dermatologist if there was anything I could do to make the red marks fade quicker but he said all I could do was get the inflammation under control (through antibiotics) and wait it out but it's so disheartening to get rid of active acne only to have a face full of red marks that looks almost as bad as before. How's your hyperpigmentation doing?
i am sure you won't find what i use but possibly there is something similar available there. I was looking for hyperpigmentation solutions and i found some creams that promise to fade it and prevent it from forming. It says it is for all kinds of hyperpigmentation including infections. I am trying it to a small area of my face to make sure that it won't break me out so i don't know if it really works but the ingredients like arbutin and kojic acid sound promising.

What clears my acne:

Spironolactone 100 mg + limiting dairy

indoxyl (duac) gel + aha + baby brush for comedones.

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 08:44 AM

I feel like I'm on the same boat as you! I've just finished 5 months of Diane and my skin is kind of the same...it's kind of better but at the same time not really. Crossing my fingers for month 6, for the both of us! tongue.png I myself may be going on Bactrim in the new year if things don't look up...sad.png By the way, how are your hyperpigmentations doing?? 

 

Definitely hoping month 6 is a turnaround for both of us! My hyperpigmentation still looks horrible. sad.png It is fading but just incredibly slowly and on my forehead where I'm still breaking out it doesn't have much of a chance because I keep getting new stuff to add to it so it just looks a complete mess. The texture of my forehead is awful too so I'm wondering if some of that is permanent scarring. I can certainly see a few suspicious looking indents. I asked my dermatologist if there was anything I could do to make the red marks fade quicker but he said all I could do was get the inflammation under control (through antibiotics) and wait it out but it's so disheartening to get rid of active acne only to have a face full of red marks that looks almost as bad as before. How's your hyperpigmentation doing?

 

How long do you stick with your new stuff? Most treatments take a few weeks to start showing improvements and a lot of them can cause initial breakouts so...maybe you're not sticking with them long enough to see results? My hyperpigmentation is fading a little...I started using AHA + moisturiser almost every night about 3 weeks ago and a lot of my marks are definitely lighter. I still have a ton but I guess it's an improvement! The texture of my skin is pretty bad too, but mostly on my cheeks :(. Luckily my forehead never breaks out...I wish the rest of my face would look like that lol. :( Have you tried using AHA?


How I Stay Clear:
AMCetaphil DermaControl Oil Control Foam Wash, Cetaphil Moisturising Lotion, Cetaphil DermaControl Oil-Absorbing Lotion (SPF30)
PMCetaphil DermaControl Oil Control Foam Wash, Clindamycin Phosphate 1%, Dan's 10% AHA
ExtrasDiane 35 (since July 2 2013), Borghese Fango Delicato Mud Mask (2x/week), 40% Lactic Acid Peels (2x/week), 
Benzagel 5% Benzoyl Peroxide (Spot treatment)

My personal log here: http://www.acne.org/...l-gel-log-pics/

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 09:11 AM

How long do you stick with your new stuff? Most treatments take a few weeks to start showing improvements and a lot of them can cause initial breakouts so...maybe you're not sticking with them long enough to see results? My hyperpigmentation is fading a little...I started using AHA + moisturiser almost every night about 3 weeks ago and a lot of my marks are definitely lighter. I still have a ton but I guess it's an improvement! The texture of my skin is pretty bad too, but mostly on my cheeks sad.png. Luckily my forehead never breaks out...I wish the rest of my face would look like that lol. sad.png Have you tried using AHA?

 

Oh no I meant I keep getting new active acne to add more red marks to the ones I've already got! I haven't done anything else to treat the red marks as of yet because I'm worried about irritating my skin and causing even more breakouts. The Epiduo contains a retinoid though so I'm hoping that might help them fade a little quicker. That's interesting, I'm the complete opposite! Barely, if ever, break out on my cheeks but this summer my forehead was covered in cysts and nodules which  have left a few nice little craters behind to forever remind me of the pain and humiliation they caused. I've heard lots of peoples say how good AHA is for fading red marks so I might give it a go if I ever get the active stuff clear. Do you use the Acne.org one or a store bought one? It would be way too expensive to order the Acne.org one in the UK so I'd need to find an alternative I can buy in the shops or on Amazon UK.



i am sure you won't find what i use but possibly there is something similar available there. I was looking for hyperpigmentation solutions and i found some creams that promise to fade it and prevent it from forming. It says it is for all kinds of hyperpigmentation including infections. I am trying it to a small area of my face to make sure that it won't break me out so i don't know if it really works but the ingredients like arbutin and kojic acid sound promising.

 

Oo that sounds interesting. What's it called? Let us know how it works for you! smile.png


Edited by MoonlitRiver, 07 December 2013 - 09:19 AM.

My Current Treatment Plan

 

Morning: Lymecycline
 

Evening: Dianette + Epiduo

Diet: eliminated dairy

 

My Log: http://www.acne.org/messageboard/topic/331567-diary-of-a-three-pronged-attack-my-mission-to-get-clear-skin-and-avoid-roaccutane/#entry3369787 

 

Acne status: essentially clear and just waiting for hyperpigmentation to fade

 

"I would rather learn what it feels like to burn than feel nothing at all." ~ Ron Pope
 


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Posted 07 December 2013 - 09:39 AM


How long do you stick with your new stuff? Most treatments take a few weeks to start showing improvements and a lot of them can cause initial breakouts so...maybe you're not sticking with them long enough to see results? My hyperpigmentation is fading a little...I started using AHA + moisturiser almost every night about 3 weeks ago and a lot of my marks are definitely lighter. I still have a ton but I guess it's an improvement! The texture of my skin is pretty bad too, but mostly on my cheeks :(. Luckily my forehead never breaks out...I wish the rest of my face would look like that lol. :( Have you tried using AHA?


Oh no I meant I keep getting new active acne to add more red marks to the ones I've already got! I haven't done anything else to treat the red marks as of yet because I'm worried about irritating my skin and causing even more breakouts. The Epiduo contains a retinoid though so I'm hoping that might help them fade a little quicker. That's interesting, I'm the complete opposite! Barely, if ever, break out on my cheeks but this summer my forehead was covered in cysts and nodules which have left a few nice little craters behind to forever remind me of the pain and humiliation they caused. I've heard lots of peoples say how good AHA is for fading red marks so I might give it a go if I ever get the active stuff clear. Do you use the Acne.org one or a store bought one? It would be way too expensive to order the Acne.org one in the UK so I'd need to find an alternative I can buy in the shops or on Amazon UK.

i am sure you won't find what i use but possibly there is something similar available there. I was looking for hyperpigmentation solutions and i found some creams that promise to fade it and prevent it from forming. It says it is for all kinds of hyperpigmentation including infections. I am trying it to a small area of my face to make sure that it won't break me out so i don't know if it really works but the ingredients like arbutin and kojic acid sound promising.


Oo that sounds interesting. What's it called? Let us know how it works for you! :)
it's made by a company named frezyderm and the products are called "spot end". There is a day cream, a night cream and one that is used only on the marks before the application of these two. TThe company says that "Inhibits the 3 phases of melanogenesis.(Synergic whitening system)

Melanogenesis stage: Action of Spot End.
Pre-composition: Inhibits the activation of melanocytes.
Composition: Inhibits melanin synthesis.
Post-composition: Inhibits transfer of melanin to keratin cells. "
i have some more information about each one at the last page of the link in my signature. However even if it works it's not going to improve things overnight..
My skin isn't sensitive yet but it's gradually drying so in a few days i may know if it's suitable for sensitive skin as well.

Edited by maria199, 07 December 2013 - 09:42 AM.

What clears my acne:

Spironolactone 100 mg + limiting dairy

indoxyl (duac) gel + aha + baby brush for comedones.

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 02:37 PM

How long do you stick with your new stuff? Most treatments take a few weeks to start showing improvements and a lot of them can cause initial breakouts so...maybe you're not sticking with them long enough to see results? My hyperpigmentation is fading a little...I started using AHA + moisturiser almost every night about 3 weeks ago and a lot of my marks are definitely lighter. I still have a ton but I guess it's an improvement! The texture of my skin is pretty bad too, but mostly on my cheeks sad.png. Luckily my forehead never breaks out...I wish the rest of my face would look like that lol. sad.png Have you tried using AHA?

 

Oh no I meant I keep getting new active acne to add more red marks to the ones I've already got! I haven't done anything else to treat the red marks as of yet because I'm worried about irritating my skin and causing even more breakouts. The Epiduo contains a retinoid though so I'm hoping that might help them fade a little quicker. That's interesting, I'm the complete opposite! Barely, if ever, break out on my cheeks but this summer my forehead was covered in cysts and nodules which  have left a few nice little craters behind to forever remind me of the pain and humiliation they caused. I've heard lots of peoples say how good AHA is for fading red marks so I might give it a go if I ever get the active stuff clear. Do you use the Acne.org one or a store bought one? It would be way too expensive to order the Acne.org one in the UK so I'd need to find an alternative I can buy in the shops or on Amazon UK.

 

Oh oops sorry, misread what you said hahah. I use Dan's AHA and I like it so far. I think the first week that I used it my skin purged quite a bit, but it might also because I stopped exfoliating for over a month while I used to do it regularly. I'm sure if you creep the OTC products forum you could find an alternative...I'm from Canada and I think shipping only costs me a little under 10 bucks..how much is it to the UK? :( But I definitely think it's worth trying! My skin is currently "clear" (you know how on Diane it's like you go through phases of being clear and hopeful and then a giant breakout right after lol :( ), and you can really tell the difference a few weeks of being on AHA has made. Also, I'm pretty sure AHA helps with active acne too - Dan uses it for spot treating, and I've read a lot of people who used AHA to help treat red marks but noticed it helped with acne too. I'm not totally sure...but I don't have any actives at the moment so maybe it's helping my skin out a little too! I don't think you need to wait until your fully clear.


How I Stay Clear:
AMCetaphil DermaControl Oil Control Foam Wash, Cetaphil Moisturising Lotion, Cetaphil DermaControl Oil-Absorbing Lotion (SPF30)
PMCetaphil DermaControl Oil Control Foam Wash, Clindamycin Phosphate 1%, Dan's 10% AHA
ExtrasDiane 35 (since July 2 2013), Borghese Fango Delicato Mud Mask (2x/week), 40% Lactic Acid Peels (2x/week), 
Benzagel 5% Benzoyl Peroxide (Spot treatment)

My personal log here: http://www.acne.org/...l-gel-log-pics/

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Posted 11 December 2013 - 03:31 AM

Not that it's not visible but i think it's interesting.. here is a picture of 3 papules i had.. two of them are more than a month old and the upper one is just one week old.. i used the cream after the new reached its final size. Naturally the new one is bigger but the color is rather pinkish instead of red like the older.

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Spironolactone 100 mg + limiting dairy

indoxyl (duac) gel + aha + baby brush for comedones.

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Posted 13 March 2014 - 03:05 AM

Wow, it's been a really long time since I updated this! I've been completely floored by my mental health problems recently so my skin has been put on the backburner a bit, hence why I haven't been around much. Anyway, quick update for you all.

 

Dianette: end of week 35

Lymecycline: end of week 34

Epiduo: mid-week 33

 

So, having got myself on an antidepressant that doesn't affect my skin like the Sertraline and Mirtazapine did I am now essentially clear! I still get the occasional spot, but never the deep cysts or nodules and my skin is generally flat and easily coverable with make-up. The hyperpigmentation has faded a lot but still needs a bit more time and the few indented scars that I have aren't anything like as noticeable as I feared they would be. My dermatologist is happy for me to stay on my current treatment for up to 4 years seeing as it's working so well and has very little risk associated with it. Overall I'm very happy with my skin and would recommend any or all of my treatments to anybody else on here struggling with moderate/severe acne. :)


Edited by MoonlitRiver, 13 March 2014 - 03:11 AM.

My Current Treatment Plan

 

Morning: Lymecycline
 

Evening: Dianette + Epiduo

Diet: eliminated dairy

 

My Log: http://www.acne.org/messageboard/topic/331567-diary-of-a-three-pronged-attack-my-mission-to-get-clear-skin-and-avoid-roaccutane/#entry3369787 

 

Acne status: essentially clear and just waiting for hyperpigmentation to fade

 

"I would rather learn what it feels like to burn than feel nothing at all." ~ Ron Pope
 





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