I've read some of these posts before but now I have a question that has not already been answered here. I'm 16 and I have what I think is moderate acne. I just started my period over the summer and suddenly have bad skin, when it used to be pretty much completely clear. I usually get spots (and have old red marks...) on my cheeks, chin, and jawline now and it really doesn't look nice.
So, I decided to go to the dermatologist 3 months ago where he gave me "Adapalene cream 0.1%" to use at night. I've been using Cetaphil face wash and Cetaphil moisturizer along with the Adapalene for 3 months now... And the results haven't gotten to where I thought they should at this point. I still get zits in the normal areas and have red marks that are left behind.
Now, I also have very little chest and back acne, so he told me to buy some PanOxyl 10% acne foaming wash to use on affected areas while showering. Interestingly, my back and chest are completely clear and glowing. This is where I've been using PanOxyl!
After this realization, I'm kind of excited and I want to try PanOxyl 10% foaming wash on my face. So, my question is can I use this product on my face along with the Adapalene 0.1% cream and Cetaphil moisturizer? I've gotten so far along (3 months) with the Adapalene so I don't want to ditch it now. Instead, I want to try the two products together. Will this irritate my skin and make the acne worse?
Let me know, thanks!