Jump to content
Acne.org
Search In
Find results that contain...
Find results in...
  • entries
    25
  • comments
    8
  • views
    4569

Approaching Month 6

peskypimples

1044 views

Approaching 6 months... I cannot believe that I have been on Accutane for almost 6 months. When I look back at my progress, I cannot believe the transformation it has done to my face. From having a bunch of painful cysts and many whiteheads to now having NO BREAKOUTS! If anything, I have 1 minimal whitehead that surfaces and extracts on its own/ very easily. 

September 13, 2017 TO December 1, 2017! 

Screen Shot 2017-12-01 at 11.26.54 AM.png
Screen Shot 2017-12-01 at 11.25.24 AM.png

Still another 2 months... According to my dermatologist, he still wants to keep me on my accutane for another 2 months. However I believe when I go to see him this month, he will decrease it to 1 more month considering I am having minimal breakouts. 

Maintain Skin Regimen... I have continued the exact same skin regimen and have not changed any products. 

Post Hyperpigmentation & Minimal Scarring... I realize that now the acne is all gone, I am left with some post acne redness and minimal surface scarring in which my dermatologist said it can take some time to fade. He also mentioned that once I come off accutane, the redness should decrease a lot considering the medication can create redness. I plan to do some facials (haven't decided what yet) to help with the scarring, but won't be doing anything until being off accutane for at least 3 months. This is because my skin will need to revitalize and get used to being off the medication. I hope I don't relapse! 


IMG_9535.jpgIMG_9534.jpg
IMG_9536.jpgIMG_9533.jpg

 


2 Comments


Recommended Comments

Wowww for the progress. I envy your happiness right now. Everything looks so great afterall. Mine is still....not so good. Waiting for your next update. Wish you the best. Heal soon.

Share this comment


Link to comment

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Add a comment...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Personalized Advice Quiz - All of Acne.org in just a few minutes

×