This week I had a moderate breakout on the right side of my face. Nothing worse than I normally have, but still upsetting. I haven't really had any active acne on the left side of my face all week, just lots of red hyperpigmentation. I took pictures this morning and I think my skin looks slightly better in real life. Although my skin is still very red, my make-up goes over a lot smoother. The skin on the left side of my face looks almost completely smooth with foundation, and the only problem wi
I think my skin has become accustomed to the Epiduo as it doesn't sting when I apply it any more and my overall skin tone is less red. I've had no side-effects from the Lymecycline thus far. I'm still getting new spots, but less than I normally do.
This week my skin continued to be irritated by the Epiduo, but I started applying heaps more moisturiser (simple, rich) which seems to help. I had a few whiteheads during the course of the week, but not as many as I would normally get. My skin looks very red, but it does feel smoother.
I've suffered with acne from the age of 13. Now, a few months from turning 21, I've decided to finally seek professional treatment. I have been prescribed Lymecycline (hard capsules, 408mg) and Epiduo for up to 10 months. To give some background on my acne, it began as typical teenage spots which were fairly minor. When I got to around 15/16 my acne became worse and was mainly concentrated on my forehead and chin. I went to my GP and was given some sort of topical cream (I can't rememb