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End Of Week 4: Questions?!

Today is my 28th day on Accutane (Claravis) at 20mg/day. I am thrilled. I'm not sure the photos show any real improvement, because the damage I did by popping and picking when my acne was bad will probably take a long time to recede. But my cheeks feel so much smoother, and when I get a pimple, it heals so much faster! For the first 2.5 weeks, I didn't notice anything except for my skin actually seemed oilier than usual! I wondered if it was just because I started using gentle cleanser

3As1J

3As1J

05/09/13

 

End Of Week 1

Today is day 8 for me, and I haven't noticed much. Some people made it seem like side effects would be immediate and severe, so I am relieved...but at the same time, I kind of wish I'd get some, so I would know it was working! After just 2-3 days, my mom commented that my skin looked better! But I think that's just because I've been moisturizing so well. Speaking of that, I might be overdoing it :s I was so afraid I'd just wake up one morning, totally red and flakey, that I started with the heav

3As1J

3As1J

04/20/13

 

Day 1

I never had a real problem with acne until I got pregnant. During my first pregnancy, I got lots of tiny bumps all over my face, that I of course attacked, making lots of redness - but those receded on their own after a few months, helped by Clindets pledgets. During my second pregnancy, I got some of the same, but not as bad as the first time, plus I knew to use Clindets from the start. I suffered from melasma with both pregnancies, too, but much worse the first time - likely because I didn't t

3As1J

3As1J

04/13/13

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