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Tretinoin therapy starts

happily after

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Skincare products history

Used both harsh and mild foaming kind of soaps/cleansers.

Scrubs.

OCM.

Cleansing oils (the ones can be washed with water)

(the above 2 made my skin worst than ever)

Several kinds of toners both mild or harsh ones.

Lotions and creams (all natural, or oil free, and always non comedogenic)

Sunblocks with at least SPF 40.(Like zinc oxide as active and the percentage has to be at least 9%)

Earlier regime before I start which last about 2 weeks

PM:

Bodyshop Tea Tree cleansing gel

Aqua Lotion (with 10% Urea)

Wait for 20 mins

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AM:

Bodyshop Tea Tree cleansing gel

Aqua Lotion (with 10% Urea)

Elta MD physical SPF43 or Elta MD clear SPF46

concealer or foundation or both

Dry flaky yet oily face with five underskin zits and one popped zit going on now.

(One on left eyebrow, one right at the lower side beginning of the eyebrow, Two very close to each other on left side of the cheek near nose, One on the left edge of the nose which was popped yesterday, One on the lower chin to the right)

After my research on the Internet. (Dr. Cynthia Bailey)

I decided to give tretinoin a try

PM

Cerave cleanser/Neutrogena extra mild cleanser

Cerave cream

wait for 20 mins

Aquaphor on edge of my nose

Tretinoin .05 pearl size for whole face and neck (Once a week for 3 weeks then build up)

Antibiotic ointment (Walgreen triple action) for spot treatment.

AM

Cerave cleanser/Neutrogena extra mild cleanser

Cerave cream

Elta MD physical SPF43 or Elta MD clear SPF46

concealer or foundation or both

This regime started on 7/21/11 night. Today I woke up with same skin condition but the dryness got eased a little.

Wish me luck.

To be continued....................



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