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Member Since 14 Apr 2013
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In Topic: 16 Year Old Female Accutane Log

02 June 2013 - 07:52 PM

Sorry I haven't posted, nothing has been happening lol! So far, only side effects are dry lips. The acne on my forehead has cleared up a bit :) 

In Topic: Been On Accutane For 15 Days..?

27 May 2013 - 05:37 PM

yeah, it's completely normal. I just started but usually for the first month or two it's terrible and than close to month three it starts to improve. You have to stay patient.


In Topic: Breaking Out Badly, Been On Accutane For 10 Days?

20 May 2013 - 08:53 PM

You're doing fine! Everyone reacts to the medication differently, you can get the dreaded "IB" earlier or later, only once, twice, three times, or not at all.


I got mine early too, it goes away in about 1-3 weeks. Just keep your skin clean, all this means is that the oil is being pushed up to the surface as a result of the treatment.


I won't lie, I've gotten a few scars since I started my treatment in late January. I'm hopeful they will minimze more by the time I'm done. Just drink a lot of water, keep moisterized and hope for the best. Don't let red marks bum you out either, they go away.


For lips I use burt's bees chapstick. It's been great to me for the last three months.

thanks :D x