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#1 Hawaii4Life

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Posted 09 September 2013 - 01:24 AM

Hey Guys, So ive been on PanOxyl 10% facewash for probably a year now and this product has been a Lifesaver for me, however i just started getting breakouts on my cheeks again (and im using Episilk Moisturizer Hylarounic acid) and its really annoying. So im thinking of switching over to the Regimen however I hear holy grail stories on these products and horror stories at the same time. If anyone has any notable or long term experience with the Acne.org regimen I would greatly appreciate some help. Thanks!



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Posted 09 September 2013 - 02:24 AM

How long term are you talking about? I've only been on The regimen since January 2013 but so far so good. Once I got clear, I've managed to stay clear.

 

The BP, the AHA and jojoba oil are best things I've discovered being on the regimen. I have a link on my signature if you want to see before and after pictures of what my skin used to look like.


Morning Routine:
- CLEANSER: Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser/Acne.org Cleanser
- BENZOYL PEROXIDE : 1 pump of The Acne.org 2.5%
- MOISTURIZER: CeraVe Moisturizing Lotion + Neutrogena Moisture with SPF 15 + 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 Cream + Acne.org AHA + 5-6 drops of Acne.org Jojoba Oil
 
Extras:
- Concealer: MAC Studio Finish Concealer in C25 (for redness)
- Pressed Powder: MAC Select Sheer in NC20 (for mattefying)
- Foundation: Revlon Colorstay for Oily/Combination Skin in Buff (for even skin tone)
- Scrub: St. Ives Apricot Scrub Blemish and Blackhead Control (twice a week in the AM)
- 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. --- http://www.acne.org/...gimenwith-pics/

 

Ordering Acne.org Products from the Philippines. --- http://www.acne.org/...he-philippines/


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Posted 09 September 2013 - 07:55 PM

How long term are you talking about? I've only been on The regimen since January 2013 but so far so good. Once I got clear, I've managed to stay clear.

 

The BP, the AHA and jojoba oil are best things I've discovered being on the regimen. I have a link on my signature if you want to see before and after pictures of what my skin used to look like.

Ok thanks! And I was wondering long term (1-2 years) Because Ive heard it can come back using this regimen



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Posted 10 September 2013 - 02:27 AM

I'm not quite at the one year mark but others on the board have had success years into doing the regimen. Hopefully I'm as lucky as them.


Morning Routine:
- CLEANSER: Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser/Acne.org Cleanser
- BENZOYL PEROXIDE : 1 pump of The Acne.org 2.5%
- MOISTURIZER: CeraVe Moisturizing Lotion + Neutrogena Moisture with SPF 15 + 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 Cream + Acne.org AHA + 5-6 drops of Acne.org Jojoba Oil
 
Extras:
- Concealer: MAC Studio Finish Concealer in C25 (for redness)
- Pressed Powder: MAC Select Sheer in NC20 (for mattefying)
- Foundation: Revlon Colorstay for Oily/Combination Skin in Buff (for even skin tone)
- Scrub: St. Ives Apricot Scrub Blemish and Blackhead Control (twice a week in the AM)
- 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. --- http://www.acne.org/...gimenwith-pics/

 

Ordering Acne.org Products from the Philippines. --- http://www.acne.org/...he-philippines/


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Posted 10 September 2013 - 07:53 PM

I followed the regimen for 1.5 years and remained clear on it with no problems.  Once I was clear (after 3 months from memory) I started to decrease the amount of BP I was using to once a day without issues.

 

6 months ago I changed to epiduo (also a BP product) which has also been successful in keeping me clear.


After remaining clear for around 1.5 years following DKR (The Regimen), in March 2013 I decided to change to Epiduo.  I use a pea size amount of epiduo each night, followed by a layer of topical antibiotic (Eryacne). I also apply Eryacne every morning and moisturise twice a day. After switching to Epiduo from the regimen I found that it took a good 3 months to get back to being perfectly clear again and now I might get one small pimple appear per month.  I can live with that :)

I started following Dan's Regimen in September 2011 after suffering with acne for 20 years or so. I followed the Regimen instructions exactly and became 100% clear within 9-11 weeks. In December 2011 and after being consistently clear for over a month, I started to slowly reduce the amount of BP I used until I was only applying BP at night. My skin still remained clear however I sometimes switched to applying BP twice a day for a few days (perhaps once a month) if I felt a few under skin bumps starting to come up. I used acne.org products (including AHA and jojoba oil) and sometimes cetaphil moisturiser at night if I felt my skin was especially dry.  In the gallery I show my week by week progress following the regimen.


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Posted 10 September 2013 - 10:13 PM

Thanks everyone for your help!






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