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Oh No :(



I made a mistake. I got greedy and upped my BP dosage too much and this week my skin has been cracking and peeling constantly. It feels like I am wearing a stiff mask. I checked again the dosage and it seems I was using twice the recommended amount of BP. No wonder!

According to Dan's recommendation, I should stop The Regimen completely and give my skin a few days to recover. After that I should be able to start over with a much smaller amount of BP.

I'm so disappointed.


I too wear the BP mask. lol I use benzaclin which has 5% benzoyl peroxide and my skin gets really dry and then sloughs off when I wash my face and massage the soap onto my face. The dead skin is enormously present and it gets all over my hands and fingertips. I rinse it away. Using a retinoid really helps with dead skin build up. that dry mask is just dead skin. I need a clarasonic or something like it. anyway ta ta for now!

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I have been BP free for almost 48 hours and the stiffness is mostly gone by now. However I still have flaky skin, and some dead skin patches are very visible. I want to exfoliate but I want to do it as gently as possible. I can't wait till the dry skin is gone so I can start over. Maybe a couple days more. If it takes longer I'll try to find a retinoid cream. Thanks for the suggestion!

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