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One Zit Nightmare....



I am back in the mental space I inhabited 2 months ago. I have one pimple on my face. Its tiny. The first one I have had in like 1 month. But I feel like a total failure. How could I have let this happen?cry.gif I know its because I neglected to wash my face at 9:00pm like I usually do. I washed it at 5:00pm and put on my benzaclin and went to sleep at 10:00pm. I should have washed my face one extra time. The thing about my complexion is that it responds really well to treatment. I have my acne totally under control but having clear skin requires a lot of washing, medicating and exfoliating. I have to take anti-biotics, topically apply anti-biotics and use benzoyl peroxide and retin-a. Sorry no pics today..my hair is a trainwreck..


What is ACV? I know what green tea is but are u suggesting I brew some green tea and then apply the cooled product? I just lathered on some retin-a mixed with an anti-biotic. I don't want to seem mean spirited but I shy away from home remedies. I use all prescription acne preventers and they work really well.

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I read your regime and it is very strict and has a lot of steps. I hope you can beat it one day and just live life.

Two years ago I had a face covered in pus oozing zits,nodules and dowright cysts sometimes having as many as three white heads protruding from the cyst. Cyst averaged on the size of lima bean (best I could come up with). I would breakout every single day without exception. When I washed my face it was flush with bumps and scabs and they lasted for months, new ones constantly emerging. I had to take a hardline against acne. Now, my skin is smooth. Breakouts down to two pimples a month. Huge change. My scars are fading and I dont feel embarassed anymore to be in the public or let guys see my face. It is unfortunate, but for me, medication will always be a part of my life. I'm 38 years old last month. My acne isnt going away as I age. Its actually gotten worse. I bathe my face in only prescription acne treatments because I need clear skin, to get a date, to get a job etc..I am like a peron who is a diabetic, just as they need isulin, I need Benzoyl peroxide, Keflex, Amoxil and benzaclin, Retin-A and clindagel. I have disease of the follicle and I seek medical treatment for my disease. I enjoy my life much more fully when I follow my strict regimen and get smooth clear skin.I know your heart is in the right place and I do value your opinion. I just don't see how scaling back on my regimen would prevent new acne from forming. I am always in the business of preventing the next pimple which is why my regimen is so effective.

My regimen is:

Step A. Wash face with dial antibacterial soap. Dry face with soft clean towel.

Step B. Apply pea size amounts of topical clindamycin and topical tretinoin. Wait three hours.

Step C. Wash face with dial antibacterial soap. Pat face with dry clean towel.

Step.D Apply Benzaclin. Wait three hours.Wash face with antibacterial soap or purpose gentle face cleanser,

Step E. Re-apply pea size amount of topical clindamycin and topical tretinoin. Wait three and half hours. Wash face with purpose gentle face cleanser.

Step F. Re-apply benzaclin. Wait three hours. Wash face with gentle purpose cleanser.

Step G.Re-apply topical clindamycin and sleep. Good night!


6:00AM take 1,000mg of Keflex

12:30pm take 1,000mg of Keflex

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