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Week 10 - Stressing

Mels23

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I've finished 10 weeks of Ziana, and unfortunately, absolutely NOTHING has changed. I'm still going to use it until I've done 4 months, but the fact that I haven't seen any changes at all is really disappointing. At the moment I'm having a bad breakout since I just started my period, but honestly it's not all that different than what I normally experience. I've been getting a lot of acne on my neck, which is usually how I know my acne is bad. It's also been a month since I gave up milk, reduced my dairy consumption, and started taking vitamin D-3, and unfortunately just like with the Ziana I haven't seen any changes at all. :(

I'd been thinking about getting the Clarisonic for a while now, but my family and I are having a lot of financial issues at the moment (I just found out I'm not going to be getting the Cal Grant, so I'm going to have to borrow about $4500 in loans). Even so, my dad's been begging me to see a "better" dermatologist, saying that he doesn't care how much it costs. All this said, I'm most likely going to instead be getting the Sirius Skinsonic. If anyone has any experience and thoughts on whether it's worth it or not please let me know!



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Hi Mels, I'm sorry you're having such a rough go of it. Ziana was a disaster for my skin but I recommend sticking it out for at least he twelve weeks (you're so close). In regards to diet, you could try giving up gluten in addition to dairy but I know that financially things are hard. Have you thought to see an endocrinologist? Never give up girl. It's been 16 long years for me and I'm still holding out hope that I'll,one day find a solution.

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Hey there! I was on Ziana for a good year or so, but at the time I was also on aczone and doxycycline so I think it was the latter that made the most difference. Whenever I tied cutting out aczone or the antibiotic I'd break out bad. The Ziana also made my skin super oily and red. I finally had enough and switched to the regimen about 6 weeks ago and I'm happy I did so far. Stopping the antibiotic was tough but I think my skin and my body r better in the long run. The derm who prescribed me those said if you don't see improvement in 8 weeks to go back for something else. She said that's how long it takes for our skin to completely renew itself so any topical should show at least a slight difference in 8 weeks. hope that helps just wanted to interject and share my experience w Ziana

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Hey there! I was on Ziana for a good year or so, but at the time I was also on aczone and doxycycline so I think it was the latter that made the most difference. Whenever I tied cutting out aczone or the antibiotic I'd break out bad. The Ziana also made my skin super oily and red. I finally had enough and switched to the regimen about 6 weeks ago and I'm happy I did so far. Stopping the antibiotic was tough but I think my skin and my body r better in the long run. The derm who prescribed me those said if you don't see improvement in 8 weeks to go back for something else. She said that's how long it takes for our skin to completely renew itself so any topical should show at least a slight difference in 8 weeks. hope that helps just wanted to interject and share my experience w Ziana

Thanks so much for sharing :) I'd actually planned to try out the Regimen if Ziana didn't work out. I've got an appt. with my derm this weekend and I wanted to talk about starting BC, but last time she told me she wouldn't recommend it since I had slightly high blood pressure. If she still doesn't recommend it then I'm going to try the Regimen. :)

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