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Using the 3rd step of Proactic Solution

Hey guys,

I am new to the forums, but not the site. I just started the regimen about a week ago but my skin is sort of sensitive so I had to make my own regimen kind of.

Anyway, for this regimen I am using the 3rd step of proactiv solution which contains 2.5% benzoyl peroxide. I am pretty sure this will work just as well since I am seeing results. Anyhow, I only apply B.P. once a day and that's at night. The reason I do this is because if I apply it twice a day it will dry out my skin.

Anyhow, it seems my skin was clearer yesterday and then today it got a little worse. Again, I have been on the regimen for about a week now so is this normal? I haven't done or eaten anything differently.

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when i switched from proactiv to dan kern's regimen i broke out the next day after using it, because it made my skin so dry. But then i continued using it. It's has been about 2 months now since i've used dan kern's and i have never had a single break out ever since. Only downfall is dan kern's makes your face extremely dry, but a good moisturizer is the solution.

Plus Proactiv is VERY EXPENSIVE...it's like $80 here for 1 package. But with Dan kern's u can get like 3 sets plus the shipping cost for about the same price or less!

long story short just continue using, your skin has to get used to it. It'll take time.

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Your experience breaking out in the first week sounds normal, I wouldn't overanalyze breakouts at this point in the regimen. You might also benefit from using small amounts of BP twice a day, adjusting to that, and then eventually upping that. Lots of people don't get as good of results if they only do it once a day.

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your regimen kind of sounds like mine about a year ago. i used the repair lotion from proactiv, and figured it would work just as well, if not better than DKR.

i don't know how or why, but dan's bp gel works better for me than the proactiv one.

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your regimen kind of sounds like mine about a year ago. i used the repair lotion from proactiv, and figured it would work just as well, if not better than DKR.

i don't know how or why, but dan's bp gel works better for me than the proactiv one.

Hmm I don't know all is I know is my face is clearing up. I ate a lot of garbage today so I got one zit, but normally I would have gotten like 5 so I am happy!!! :) My skin is virtually clear. I'll post pictures in a few weeks. I want to clear up my minor scars. My scars always clear really fast because my acne hasn't ever been that bad anyway. Well I will keep everyone updated.

READ!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Note that when I started using B.P. my skin felt like crap and I got a PHATTY zit. A zit I have never had so large. It was bad. But now that I stuck with it my skin is getting really clear. If you use B.P. for your first time I suggest waiting until you have a long weekend or until this summer because it will **** your face up at first!!!!

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