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It WORKED!!

anonymousxfighter

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So I kind of forgot about this website. I started taking birth control [Ortho Tri-Cyclen] back in my senior year of highschool right before the summer and it has worked WONDERS!! :D

My skin is almost completely clear. I still get the occasional white heads but holy moly I used to have it alllllllll over my face, shoulders, and back and now they're all spotless!! :dance: well..except for the few scars that are left over. However, I used a scar cream which has really helped.

I'm going to review the product, but just in case the review isnt read I'm going to review Ortho Tri-Clyclen on here as well. So here it is... :redface:

It was a gradual process.

-For the first 3 weeks or so I didn't really notice a difference. (major breakouts ever week..)

-However, then slowly I began to get fewer cysts and bigger red bumps.

-After about 6 weeks I started to have fewer breakouts. {They started happening ever other week and were much smaller. There were no new breakouts on my back and shoulders.

-After about 3 months I was getting maybe 1 or two zits with pus about ever other week.

-NOW (about 6 months later) I am SOOOO clear!! :redface: I used to be too embarassed to take my makeup off at sleepovers because of my acne, but just this last weekend I stayed in a cabin with some friends and was actually able to remove all my makeup and look in the mirror, and see my face.

I do still have a little scarring, but it's hardly noticeable.

I feel my face and it's sooo smooth!

NEGATIVE: The one negative that I must admit to is that I did gain about 5 pounds while on the pill. but this is a price I am most DEFINITLY willing to pay. And it's really not noticeable.

For any girl out there who has tried it all from T-retinoin to benzol peroxide to the ice pack, to Proactive to avoiding dairy and soy and so on (like me), I recommend birth control. i recommend it 100%. It is the only thing that has truly worked for me. :redface:



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Man I want to try birth control pills so badly. My acne is way out of hand. I was reading your little journal/updates...and I almost laughed cuz that was exactly what I was going through. Do you plan on stopping the birth control pills. I heard after you stop it comes back so your bound to take it forever. lolthanks :-

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Man I want to try birth control pills so badly. My acne is way out of hand. I was reading your little journal/updates...and I almost laughed cuz that was exactly what I was going through. Do you plan on stopping the birth control pills. I heard after you stop it comes back so your bound to take it forever. lolthanks :D
haha yeah I heard that too. That was one of the main reasons why I took forever to decide to go on them. But I talked to people about it and their experience and found that there have been mixed results. Just like there have been mixed results about major weight gain or nausea. Some say it came back, some say it didn't. Some say they gained 30 pounds, some say they lost weight. Some even say that their acne got much worse as soon as they started taking it. I did a TON of research haha. My acne was really traumatizing for me, as it is for many people. I had had it for about 6 years and it sadly really was what my life seemed to revolve around. I couldn't focus on anything else. I went from feeling unable to look people in the face when they talked to me....to never even leaving my house. I spent last Christmas crying in my bedroom because my little cousin had said something about my acne in front of everyone.So yeah, I just one day decided that it was worth the risk. Hope this helps! :boohoo:

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