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

So Accutane cuts off the production of oil..

Recommended Posts

How does the stopping your oil production bring everything to the surface (ex. pimples, blackheads, whiteheads etc.)

also, accutane doesn't help with redmarks right? you just have to wait for them to fade right?...i notice that some of my friends, their redmarks fade like superfast, weeks or like a month, but mine stay like forever...wtf!! is it like because the blood capillaries are stuck or something?

thanks.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Topical exfolliants like BHA, AHA's can help with redmarks. Check out the redmark forum. Not sure how your skin would handle topicals, but you can try it.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Accutane doesnt just stop oil. It helps your body properly kearatanize the oil. It also modifies ur dna so that the oil produced is more slick. It affects it in another way too i just cant remember.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Yeah, I agree. I never understood how Accutane "bring it all out"... doesn't make logical or physiological sense to me. It's not like there's bacteria/acne just sitting below the skin ready to come out.

Anyway, I'm currently in the breakout phase, my acne is really severe and is only getting worse. Only side effects are dry lips and face, other than that, I just hate the billions of cysts on my face. Sigh.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Accutane as all other retinoids increases the rate that skin cells mature so they shed off more quickly and skin becomes thinner.That causes comedomes to be excreted.

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


×