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For a bit of history, I don't have a huge problem with acne. Redness is more my problem, and when I break out, it's pretty minor. I have combination skin with dry dry cheeks and a somewhat oily t-zone.

I've never been particularly happy with any cleansers or moisturizers that I've tried, and like many of you I've tried a lot of them. I've been lurking around here on and off for quite a while and recently I finally decided to give Dan's cleanser, moisturizer, and jojoba oil a shot. I bypassed the BP because I don't think I really need it.

So I've been using them for a few days now, and my problem I think is with the moisturizer and jojoba oil. I've never used jojoba oil before. But when I use them, whether it's just the moisturizer or the moisturizer with a few drops of jojoba oil added, my face ends up feeling kind of...tacky, is the only word I can think of for it. It seems to take forever to soak in. And now I'm breaking out - on my chin, which isn't completely unusual, and on my forehead, which is. I can't remember the last time I broke out on my forehead.

Is this to be expected? Is this something other people experienced after starting jojoba oil? Or am I one of those unfortunate people who doesn't tolerate it very well?

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Try using less and see if that helps with the tacky feeling. As for the breakouts, it would be unusual for something to cause breakouts in just a few days of use, unless you are allergic or sensitive to it.

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I'm going on 3 weeks on 'DKR' . I only use it at night . To be quite honest, it has worked wonders . I too, had oily skin back then, and thus my oily skin subsided . (I don't know how, but I can tell) I'm assuming any 'new' product you put onto your face, you're more than likely to have a breakout . (Which happend to me in the first week of use.) After the second week, everything diminished . If you didn't know, the moisturizer already contains 'Jojoba' (seed) oil in it . I use Jojoba Oil myself, but with only 1 or 2 drops w/ 1 pump of moisturizer . It does make my face look a little shiny, but it seems to be working good on my part . If you've been on it for a couple days, then you should be at 1 pump of moisturizer . How many drops of Jojoba you're using? Other than that, like you said, you're unfortunate.

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I did know that the moisturizer already has jojoba oil in it, which is why I was wondering if it's that ingredient that was giving me this tacky feeling and making me break out.

What I did when I first tried the products was, I used about 1 pump of moisturizer and 4 drops of jojoba oil; I thought I ought to use a little less than Dan's recommended 6 drops. It felt like way too much to me, so now I only use about 1/2 to 3/4 of a pump of moisturizer, and at night I'll use 3 drops of jojoba oil with it. I end up having to put a bit more moisturizer on my cheeks though as they're still feeling dry afterwards.

If this is all something you just have to get used to, then I'll stick it out; I heard that for a lot of people, the jojoba oil was helping with their redness, which is what I'm most interested in.

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has the jojoba helped i need to kno please because i got red brown uneven skin tone from the bp .....i didnt kno that it would happen so i need to kno because the moisturizer and jojoba are my only hope left...:(

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