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Is the regimen a case of all or nothing?

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Hey

I just joined and have been using the regimen for two weeks as well as three cups of green tea a day. Also I am on the antibiotic, doxycycline (50mg per day).

I am really enjoying the results I am seeing but the skin on my jawline and around my is pretty dry. It seems that even if I put on the smallest amount possible twice a day of BP, my skin gets dry.

So is it possible to only put BP on my mouth area and jawline just once a day and still stay acne free??

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You could try that. But realize that you're only two weeks in, and your skin is still adjusting to the BP, so it's totally normal to be dry and flaky--it's just a phase we all go through in the beginning. If you stick with it, your skin will eventually adjust, and it won't be so dry and flaky any more.

I know it's hard to deal with, but like I said, it's just a phase you have to go through on the way to getting clear.

Also, I just wanted to point out that if you're taking Doxy while you're on The Regimen, your experience might be a bit different than if you were on The Regimen alone. I don't know much about Doxy, but I do know that adding in other steps or factors can alter the results of The Regimen. (See also: FAQs and the Biggest Mistakes section.)

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