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Alecia

New Product, no idea have what to do.

I bought that new product, Neutrogena Acne Stress Control (foam). I think I have been using it for about three weeks. I am breaking out more than usual. I figured that since it SUPPOSIBLY cleans out the pores, that my skin is just purging (taking out the junk). I really don't know whether to stop using it and just go back to what I was doin or what? Any help would be great, especially if someone is testing out this product like me.

Thanks!

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Eh, don't ever expect to clear with Neutrogena. the product you're talking about uses 10% BP which is the strongest it goes and is extremely irritating. Especially if you're just using the wash, washes should be extremely gentle, just removes the dirt, and then follow with a topical.

What else are you using?

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Eh, don't ever expect to clear with Neutrogena. the product you're talking about uses 10% BP which is the strongest it goes and is extremely irritating. Especially if you're just using the wash, washes should be extremely gentle, just removes the dirt, and then follow with a topical.

What else are you using?

actually it only uses 0.5% SA

http://www.drugstore.com/products/prod.asp...amp;catid=21234

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Eh, don't ever expect to clear with Neutrogena. the product you're talking about uses 10% BP which is the strongest it goes and is extremely irritating. Especially if you're just using the wash, washes should be extremely gentle, just removes the dirt, and then follow with a topical.

What else are you using?

Ya, the product I'm using is only 0.5% SA. Which is good the SA is a low dose, my face can't handle a lot of SA.

It's just weird though cause I am now starting to get these little bumps on each side of my chin. The last time this happened was when I tried using Retin A (that didn't work out).

Okay, anywho, I started off with Clean and Clear Oxegen foam stuff (if that helps) and Clendimicine prescription. That worked great for a couple of months, then I slowly started to get the pimples back. So I decided to add Clean and Clear Blackhead Clearing Scrub (I only use this on my noise) and the new Neutrogena product.

Should I just stop using it and go back to just the three products? Like I said, I have been using this stuff for three weeks now, I figured that it would start workin by now. Don't know.

Thanks for all of the comments, it helps my decision making a lot.

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Hmm i'm using the same neutrogena wash and it seems to be working quite well for me. Although I have noticed sometimes it feels well filmy? Perhaps there's an ingredient in there somewhere that's clogging your pores?

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i used that wash with partial success..it was gentle and gentle at clearing me up but i didnt have purging when i used it..i have moderate acne..but when i switched to the scrub i got purging but the scrub + the 3-in-1 acne treatment along with it is clearing me up very nicely..

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