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#61 newface28

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Posted 24 February 2014 - 02:19 AM

80mg a day for 5 months, starting month 5 now. It's amazingimage.jpg

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Posted 12 July 2014 - 12:43 PM

CLEARSKI2.jpg Hello fellow acne sufferers!

Facing your face can be a taunting task. I suffered with cystic acne for most of my teenage years.

When I turned 17 my face looked like a battle field. Red, irritated, massive mountains oozing white lava...

let's just say it was NOT a pretty sight to see. I could barely face myself in the mirror and going out in public was even worse. 

I could barely look people in the eye, because I knew their eyes were staring at my diseased face. 

It was totally embarrassing so I confined myself to my room.

I was against Accutane because I am not really a "pill popper".I usually like to use natural alternatives or make up my own chemical free mask. 

Mother Nature had no chance against this inflamed disaster. I finally gave in and decided to give Accctane a try. 

Damn, am I glad I did! Taking 40mg a day I began seeing the difference almost overnight. I had heard about all the side effects but the only one that I had got was dried skin and lips. It wasn't even that bad!

Taking pills twice a day will definitely help you out. 

But if you really want to speed up the healing process, remember you are what you eat!

If you fill your body with greasy, junk food.. you will look greasy and like junk.

Fill your body with healthy veggies and fruit, whole grains, and your good fats, and you will glow!

Accutane did miracles for my cystic acne. Within 5 months the war was over, and I was off the pill.

But the battle did not leave me scar less. Anyone who has suffered from severe acne will know

that the big boys will leave a mark. Scars can be just as bad as the zit, leaving an ugly indent on your pretty little face.

Yes, this is a great pill but it will not vanish your scars.

Anything you truly want is worth fighting for and researching!

Taking a pill for 6 months of your life will not clear your skin forever.

It might take away the major stuff but there will still be damage. You have to actually care for your skin. From what you put in your body.. to what your rubbing on it. 

RESEARCH. RESEARCH. RESEARCH.

Try looking up essential oils for acne and acne scars. Tamanu and rose hip oil are a great combo! Experiment and find out what works best for you. Find a good face lotion that will not irritate your skin. 

You can find some really cool masks online to clear your skin and soften the redness. One of my favs is organic honey and lemon.

I'll tell a couple of secrets anyone with a beautiful complexion will know. 

1. Steam your face once or twice a week. This will clean our your pores from dirt and toxins and leave you feeling refreshed.

2. Not too much sun! Too much sun is sure to damage and age your skin as well as leave scarring. 

3.Don't touch it or pick at it. Just leave it alone.

4. NO DAIRY. That's right, I said it. Cheese, ice cream, milk. Look it up, how dairy causes acne. After all there is pus in it.

5. Try cleansing or a little 2 day detox. 

6. Apple cider vinegar, lemons, and grapefruit are your friends!

 

Anything worth having takes time. It takes effort and care. Our fight with acne does not have to be life-long! If you treat your body and skin properly it will heal for you. It wants to heal for you! If your acne is not too bad I recommend trying holistic alternatives.

If you must take the pill, go for it. Just remember there is no miracle pill. You have to help your skin through diet, exercise, masks, and lotions. The first thing someone notices is usually your complexion. Once your skin begins to heal you will have so much more confidence and be willing to face the outside world again. Take good care of yourself.

 

Shine from the inside, out!

 

 

 



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Posted 23 July 2014 - 07:26 PM

Hallelujah. One week after a 5 month treatment of accutane

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 12:13 PM

I'm a 26 year old female and like most people here I've had bad acne since puberty and have tried everything under the sun before finally starting accutane. I'm on 30mg pills, twice a day (60mg a day). I'm now on month 4 out of 5.
 
Month 0 (March) - Starter Pictures.. my face has been like this for over a decade. Ah.
Month 1 (April) - First month completed and I can definitely see some improvements already!
Month 2 (May) - Second month completed and its already down to only a few pimples and lots of redness.
Month 3 (July) - Third month completed after I missed June completely! but my skin still showed improvement.
I missed August as well and now Im a few days in to September and my face still looks like the July pictures. Marks and a little scaring, a small pimple or two but overall Im really really happy with it. Its actually quite overwhelming to think that my troubles might be behind me before the year is over.
 
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Update: My skin without makeup has minimal markings and I feel comfortable with just a quick brush of powder to leave my apartment some days. That's huge for me. Now I really want to concentrate on getting the skin all one even layer. Considering microdermabrasion. If I start any treatment that shows improvement for me I will update here.

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Posted 06 November 2014 - 01:30 PM

HOW DID YOU ALL GET RID OF THE RED MARKS



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Posted 05 February 2015 - 04:37 PM

I started taking Accutane in June of 2014. I started on one 40 mg pill a day for 2 weeks, then two 40 mg pills for the next six months. I was skeptical the whole time about whether or not it would work. I finished in December of 2014, and was extremely satisfied with the results. My after pictures are from 2 months after my last pill. I recommend this medication to anyone who is willing to make the commitmentimage.jpg image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg

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Posted 11 March 2015 - 02:40 PM

Female Age 23 started on 40mg/day to now 80mg/day (generic brand: Myorisan). Acne since I was about 12.

 

Day 1 before starting Accutane

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Day 60 after 2 months on Accutane

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Day 90 after 3 months on Accutane

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I haven't had my skin this clear in YEARS!! It feels too good to be true... Can't wait to see how I look in 2 more months!
Check out my log! http://www.acne.org/...mgday-myorisan/


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