So i am 4 days from the three month mark and progress has been so-so. To be fair, the regimen, which by far has been the most effective topical for me (apart from the whole developing eczema thing), took closer to four months to start working consistently.
I am still breaking out but in the last 90 days, I have not skipped work because of my skin and for me, that is a HUGE milestone. Still, differin has not done what it promised to do and I have developed hyperpigmentation which sucks. But let's get down to the nitty gritty of it all:
The right side of my cheek is doing really well and has been that way for a few weeks now.
My forehead is also doing great (but in all honesty, it has never been a huge problem area for me)
my eczema has not flared much (a patch here or there when i apply too much product)
my acne cycles so it hasn't been weeks on end of terrible breakouts
I am still breaking out in significantly large bumps
My left side cheek, mouth area has been a hot bed since December and shows no signs of letting up.
My skin gets dry
Right now, I have 2 sexy lip line bumps (one of which is HUGE), underground bumps on my left cheek and mouth and a a few hairline bumps. Nothing too terrible but acne is acne. I see my derm in 21-22 days to re eval and if i don't see further improvement, I am going to ask to be bumped up to a stronger retinoid.
My face is no where as bad as it was last summer but it has such a long way to go before I can declare my acne controlled.