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Giving up hope. Rapidly

all i can say so far is that retin a is not working. Not only is it doing nothing for my pimples, (new ones are ever present in the morning) it also seems really bad for my skin. My face is always much redder than its suppose to me, but my nose, forehead, beneath my nose and chin all remain regularskin colour, because i dont put retin a on those parts. Basically it has become my worst enemy, i have no hope left for retin a and i am seriously considering throwing it in the bin. Right now. I

wag18

wag18

12/02/10

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12/04/10

 

the roller coaster that is....

another update, must be getting close to 3 months now, possibly even past it. Iv named this entry 'the roller coaster' due to the fact that so far my retin a experience has been like one. By this i mean that the second things start to be looking up, and my skin looks clearer, it suddenly gets worse than ever. Its like my body is saying to itself 'ooh hang on a second, his skin is clearing up, better give him another break out!' this week, its now sunday, i really did think that retin a was f

wag18

wag18

11/28/10

 

2 months +

just for anyone who actually reads this, a new update. Over 2 months now using retin a 0.25%, applying at night. recently recovered from a big bad breakout, scabs and red marks still healing. I am almost positive though that as soon as the scabs and red marks heal, i will have yet another breakout. At least half a dozen times now my skin really starts to look like its getting better, then i have a bog breakout. Is anyone else finding this with retin a?? it cant just be me. anyway, another

wag18

wag18

11/20/10

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12/02/10

 

news

hey guys just a little update, coming up to 2 months using retin a. As iv said my skin was really looking damn good when i got back from my holiday 1 week ago. it carried on looking clear until about 2 days after i got back where i just started breaking out again. Recovery from that breakout still. The trend continues with retin a of just as soon as my skin seems to be clearing up, it suddenly gets worse again. Has anyone else experienced this?? trying to think of things iv done differently t

wag18

wag18

11/07/10

 

first entry

hello guys, just thought id start up this little blog to let you all know how my retin a experience is going. I started on the 17th of september, with 0.01%, and moved up to 0.025% on the 1st of october. Sorry for the late start hah. Anyway, il describe to you my situation before i started the course. Im 17, a guy and iv suffered on off acne for pretty much all my teenage years, although it only started to become serious about a year and a big ago. By serious i mean more than just an occasiona

wag18

wag18

10/21/10

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10/30/10

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