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My Regime

I said that tretionin 0.05% only cleared me up about 60% and that I was looking for about 80% or more. I did end up finding something that works amazing.  Yes, this actually works. Saje Natural Wellness has a kit called the "Zap" kit. Let me tell you, it really does "zap" away unwanted zits. The kit comes with everything you need for a strong morning routine. An antibacterial cleanser, a toner, spot treatment and moisturizer. The spot treatment I use at night instead, and I use benzoyl peroxi

shimshim

shimshim

07/23/16

 

Tretionin .05% SURVIVAL GUIDE.

Anyone on a retin A cream such as isotretionin or tretionin knows about the "purge" period. And that purge period is absolute HELL. Take your oily skin and your acne and times it by 56. It's like a nuke bomb goes off on your face. It's horrible! And it lasts for months. My purge period lasted just after 3 months. It took me awhile to figure out what works while on this cream and what doesn't. But I found a way to help this purge period, and this is what I used. -Coconut oil (Pure, organic) -T

shimshim

shimshim

07/23/16

 

Tretitonin .05%

My dermatologist told me it was not uncommon for women to experience adult acne issues after having children. Kids completely change your bodies chemistry and hormone levels. After having a boy, I had elevated testosterone levels. My doctor perscribed me tretitonin .05% and told me to apply it at night, everyday, and use benzoyl peroxide in the mornings if my skin tolerated it. The first 3 months with the Tretitonin was HORRIBLE. My acne was so severe and painful that I didn't want to leave th

shimshim

shimshim

07/23/16

 

My personal acne history

I started having acne when I was around 13. It wasn't severe, it stayed very controllable with topical treatments such as oxy clean pads, clearisil pads, and other over the counter treatments. It wasn't until about grade 10, 15 years old that I began having larger problems with acne. It was all over my cheeks and forehead, and was quite embarrassing. And so, my acne journey took me to trying many forms of birth control. Yaz birth control worked wonders for me until i was 18 and became pregnant

shimshim

shimshim

07/23/16

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