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Accutane Update

So I haven't written an entry in a while, but I did snap some pictures of my progress. It's day 26 today. My skin has been pretty dry for a week now. I use cetaphil moisturizing creme (in the tub) on my face, and sometimes a thin layer of aquaphor on super dry spots at nighttime. My skin looks sunburnt and I hate that the most out of all of this. I can deal with the dryness (which I actually like because I am an oil slick normally) and I can deal with the initial breakouts too. But the sun

HopeForClear

HopeForClear

02/12/13

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07/16/13

 

Day 3

This is the first time I am tracking my Accutane progress. Hopefully I can keep up with it! A little about me for starters: Female, 24 years old, 105lbs/48kilos Taking 40mg daily Skin is oily oily oily! But sensitive and flaky at the same time Had acne since I was 11 (very early... I remember this because I was already very self conscious about it and people started commenting on my skin) Tried all sorts of topicals, antibiotics, BC pills, chemical/microdermabrasion peels, vitamins

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HopeForClear

01/21/13

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01/24/13

 

End Of Week 1 Pic Update

Day 8. Today is the first day I can safely say oil production is going down. My skin is a little more red and feels tight. I use a lot of Cetaphil creme and Aquaphor so my skin doesn't look dry/tight, but it sure feels like it. My scalp/hair is also less greasy, hooray! My lips are quite chapped but not super dry and not cracking yet. I have slightly more breakouts compared to Day 1, but most of them are just old pimples that have become more prominent. My pores also seem to be more visibl

HopeForClear

HopeForClear

01/26/13

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01/27/13

 

Day 5

Took the 5th pill today, and so far no dryness reported. Might be because I have already started dousing my face in cetaphil creme moisturizer and aquaphor on my lips and whatever flakies I have on my face. My skin is starting to become a bit more sensitive now, and I can feel my existing pimples coming to the surface and getting bigger. I have to try SO hard not to touch/pick my face. That has always been a problem for me! So far, no luck with that lol. But I know that I WILL have to stop

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HopeForClear

01/22/13

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01/25/13

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