Jump to content
Acne.org
Search In
Find results that contain...
Find results in...
STP

Ceasing treatment

Recommended Posts

For a few years now, I've been using 2.5% benzoyl peroxide topically. Every single night before bed. And honestly, I was 90% clear. One or two occasionally, around the mouth which has always been my troublesome area.

Well after a night of being frustrated, and reading a bunch of topics here claiming how stopping all treatment would help my skin, I decided to go with it. When I read it in the past, I remember thinking how stupid it was, I am only 90% clear because I AM taking the bp.

However, after a little over a week of using no treatment at all, I find myself to be around 98-99% clear. While it may just be a coincidence, I am amazed of how great my skin looks.

Personally, I've always feared that my body got used to the BP and would worsen if I ever stopped, but perhaps it was the only thing that prevented myself from getting rid of acne, as I am now 20 and was shocked that it lasted from my early teens.

As for other claims I've seen in the same posts:

I never drink water, unless it's by some accident (i hate the lack of taste).

I eat terribly, a lot of snacks and greasy food.

I have terrible insomnia and sleep 3-5 hours a night.

I'm about 15 pounds underweight.

I'm sexually active.

I wash my face twice a day.

I don't moisturize.

all of this doesn't affect my skin and is most likely bullshit.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

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

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   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

×