I feel like I've spent all day in the sun! My face is still red, and now the area around my nose is tender & noticeably drier. I used a banana, honey & yogurt mask to soothe my skin & it felt wonderful. I can definitely handle the skin side effects, it's the internal stuff I'm worried about. I love reading all the posts about hanging in there through the harder times because it will be worth it. Long road to go but there is a lot of support & I'm grateful!
I skipped Days 1 & 2 because I didn't notice a difference since starting Accutane, now I can tell it's having an effect. So far my symptoms are facial redness & burning like I have a sunburn, it's pretty mild right now but if it gets worse I'm going to try some aloe Vera gel. My eyes are also a bit dry & irritated so I bought some drops yesterday. I am currently using an emu/neem soap which I can hopefully continue with because I really like it, as well as emu oil as a moisturizer
Hey everyone, I've decided (like most people) to document my journey on Accutane. First things first, a bit about me. i am 36 years old and have struggled with acne for 20+ years. When I was a teenager I was severely depressed and hated the way I looked, mainly due to the condition of my skin. Like everyone else here, I have tried everything when it comes to trying to clear up my skin. I even remember I was so desperate I used to put nail polish remover on my face to try to help it. Af