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End of Week 1

I have reached the end of week 1 one retin-a micro .04%!! Overall it was pretty uneventful, but interesting.  I applied the gel every other night to let my skin get used to it, as recommended by my doctor. I do have very sensitive/prone to getting dry skin, so I'm glad for this. Pretty smooth sailing. Did experience some mild flakiness, which was easily soothed/cured by Aquaphor (mostly just applied to driest spots; put it once on my whole face at night but that felt like straight up va

sadgirl69

sadgirl69

03/10/16

 

Background/Intro

I am a 25 year old female (nearly 26) who has been dealing with mild/moderate acne for several years now. I also pick, obsessively, which is something I've always struggled with and am constantly combating. Never wanted to take prescription acne medications (oral or topical) as that seemed extreme for my amount of acne, and the side effects and initial breakouts terrified me.  My skin has gotten progressively worse over the years, and while still not BAD bad, it makes me very self-consciou

sadgirl69

sadgirl69

03/08/16

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