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DAY 6 ACCUTANE

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Day 6 Accutane log

Doing good so far. A little dryness on the lips and a few new pimples. So far nothing major. I have been feeling tired lately due to a chest cold but I am hoping it goes away soon. No aches so far as some have had. I hope my treatment continues without any big problems. I am very confident about this med so I haven't really even been looking at my skin. My skins texture seems to be improving with the cetaphil wash. I think some of my acne may be from the harsh washes I have been using. i would like to comment about a few other treatments that I have tried that worked some what and hopefully may help someone who does not want to take the accutane road.

The 1st one is tazorac. I use tazoroac about 1 1/2 months before starting accutane and saw major results until I ran out of the med and skipped about a week of using it. Tazorac is a great treatment if used on a regular basis. I would recommend starting at the .5 strength and increasing to the 1.0. Once my skin got used to it I would slather it on like crazy and it worked like magic . It did get worse before it got better but if you are patient you will see big results with taz ( I highly recommend for light to med acne ). I was only on it for a 1 1/2 months and was completely clear. By the time I ran out I was already set up for accutane so I just decided to take it once and for all.

On the fence about accutane give taz a try! It is the next best thing!

The seccond is one is BP. :wub:

I recommend to slather it on like crazy! lol If it is your first time using it just apply thin layer until your skin get used to it. Your skin will get dry just like with any acne med but it will go away when your skin get used to it ( about a week ). I figured this out way before i heard of the dans regimen. It works wonders if you use a lot of it. If you decide to go this route make sure you have like three tube of bp just to make sure you don't miss a day of application. Slather Slather Slather it works !Remember to use it at night too. It really does work if your acne is not too severe. Works best for light to moderate. I would also suggest applying a lip balm and remember not to apply close to the eye.

Use with a gentile facial cleanser because harsh stuff can cause irritation to the skin and acne!

Be careful around clothes because BP can bleach fabric! :pray:

I stopped using the methods Because I hate creams and have little to no time for beauty. I need a quick fix like a pill or I will suffer for ever. Plus I have a small baby and she loves to kiss my cheeks ( shes so cute ) . She gets sad when I say no no kissy mommy has pimple cream on her face! lol She throws herself to the floor and starts crying and it is so sad! She is so loving and she loves to give kisses.

I hope these tips were helpful! Good luck to everyone !



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Proactiv also bleaches fabric!! I used it for such a long time and it ruined so many of my pillow cases, sheets, and towels...-.-! Not to mention that facial wash from Proactiv was really harsh...I swear my acne got worse and more irritated because of it. I'll be starting Accutane soon...I hope. So far from the blogs I have read, dry lips and feeling dehydrated seem to be the most common, side-effect which doesn't seem too bad...something I can deal with at least :- Your daughter seems really sweet.

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Good luck :(:( I start tomorrow! I have a daughter too. She always tells me I sorry you have so many boo boos on your face mommy :) At least we know they love us :- I'm not far behind you.

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Proactiv also bleaches fabric!! I used it for such a long time and it ruined so many of my pillow cases, sheets, and towels...-.-! Not to mention that facial wash from Proactiv was really harsh...I swear my acne got worse and more irritated because of it. I'll be starting Accutane soon...I hope. So far from the blogs I have read, dry lips and feeling dehydrated seem to be the most common, side-effect which doesn't seem too bad...something I can deal with at least :( Your daughter seems really sweet.
Hi, Yeah the I remember when I first started using the benzyol. I was thinking OMG what is happening to my clothes ? I don't even use bleach and my clothes were getting dyed left and right. After about half of my clothes were ruined I finally figured out who the culprit was! BP LOL If you think that was bad one time I was living in the city and had no washing machine at the time. I was doing my laundry at the laundry mat and I brought my clean clothes home in a clean black trash bag and set it by door . Just so happens that day my brother-in -law was visiting and offered to take our trash out! Well I am sure you have already figured it out and yes he did! He threw out the bag with all of my clothes. :- They were all the good one too because you know us girls make sure we wash everything we love to wear first. It was tragic but hey what could I do! LOLAny who I believe you will do just fine on accutane. I had made my self so scarred before I started that I was freeking out. Don't worry just make sure you drink lots of water with your pill and eat if you can. I know they say you don't have to but it make sense to me if you eat it wont be so harsh on your tummy. Oh and I recommend using cetaphil wash because it is gentile and if you use anything else that is strong it may irritate your skin more. I was totally against cetaphil but it just feels so right with the accutane. Some say it causes pim but my skin has been clearer while using it. Well anyway Good Luck and I look forward to hearing your accutane journey ! :)

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Good luck :(:( I start tomorrow! I have a daughter too. She always tells me I sorry you have so many boo boos on your face mommy :) At least we know they love us :- I'm not far behind you.
Good luck to you too! I am on day 8 so we are very close. I just started to get a little dryness and my face looks red like after a day at the beach. Awww aren't kids so cute and compassionate. Mine is 2 and she says to me one day
your the best mommy ewer ewer ewer
She says ever so cute and every time she says it 3 times. LOL Uh I was amazed! Love to hear your progress and good luck!

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