So after a horrible anxiety attack, seeing a new esthetician, and beginning a new regimen, my skin has definitely experienced some improvement in the past two weeks. I don't know if it's from having had a chemical peel for the first time in months, or from increasing the amount of sleep I'm getting, or from beginning a new regime (see signature), but I really haven't had any cystic formations in two weeks now, which for me, is amazing.
My skin is far from perfect (still oily and prone to small breakouts) but overall this is the best it has been in months. Per the recommendation of my esthetician, I've incorporated a Murad Concealer into my regimen, which has really helped to conceal small blemishes and any hyper-pigmenation. I'd still like to incorporate probiotics and other supplements into my diet to try and combat acne at the internal level, but for now I am glad to have experienced some much-needed relief.
Note: my original post described my anxiety attack over a horrible cystic formation, but I have since updated this post my new progress.
Edited by John457, 13 October 2013 - 11:18 PM.