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End of week 3: Differin/Acne Battle

Week 3 ended last Friday but I forgot to take pictures and was too busy to post anything so I took pictures today and am updating the blog (as you can see :)) Last week got a little rough after I posted my blog post. My hormonal acne flared up and I got two cysts.  HOWEVER things calmed down quickly and the cysts were gone within 2 days and a half.  Everything seems to be continuing to heal nicely. . . My period started so my hormones should be returning to normal, so I guess so should my skin

PresentJewel

PresentJewel

02/08/17

 

End of week 2: Differin/Acne battle

Oh my goodness - Differin is helping so much! In just another week the hyperpigmentation on my cheeks has calmed down substantially .  I went out of town for a few days and ate a ton of junk food and am pleased to say that I didn't suffer like I normally would have if I ate that kind of stuff.  I did get a few black heads on my forehead (I popped them last night, put Differin on them and they are healing now) (circled in red) but compared to what I normally get it was miniscule.  The only thin

PresentJewel

PresentJewel

01/30/17

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01/30/17

 

End of week 1: Differin/Acne Battle

Yesterday was the end of week one.  And I am thoroughly impressed.  But also a little anxious.  My skin almost had no peeling or flaking like a lot of people say they have.  I do admit however, that around that zit on my chin it did flake for two days.  New zits would come up, linger for a day or a day and a half, and then disappear.  I really tried not to pick at my face this week but I gave into temptation two times but the zits that I popped were completely none-existent the day after I popp

PresentJewel

PresentJewel

01/21/17

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01/26/17

 

The Battle Begins!!

I finally got all of my acne medications yesterday so last night I started my battle with acne! I am so excited! This was my routine last night Washed face with Aveeno Clear Complexion Cleanser Moisturized with two pumps of argan oil Waited half an hour then applied Clindamycin Waited 20 minutes then applied Differin Consumed Flaxseed Oil, Vitamin E and Codliver Oil.  I won't be applying the Differin again till Monday night and tonight I will be washing my f

PresentJewel

PresentJewel

01/15/17

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01/21/17

 

My Acne Battle Plan

Starting next week I will be beginning a new regimen! Whoop, whoop! I hope to make daily or at least weekly entries on this blog to note my progress and possibly post pictures.  Here is my plan of attack for the first week: IN THE MORNING: Consume Nicomide, Fish oil, Flaxseed oil, Vitamin E, Vitamin D and St. John's Wort with breakfast.  Moisturize with Argon oil Spot treat with Clindamycin IN THE EVENING (after working  out): Alternate days between Avar cleanser a

PresentJewel

PresentJewel

01/05/17

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