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Tommy Lad

Regimen vs Romance

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Ok.. so I've been on the regimen for about 2 months now and I couldn't be happier with the results. I haven't had a new spot for about 3 weeks (when I was getting 2 or 3 new pimples per day before).

Anyway, I've been dating this girl for a couple of weeks now and this weekend I've had a breakout. Mainly around the mouth area. I have suspicions that this has been caused by kissing (more scientifically.. I guess the saliva is getting on my skin and breaking me out).

Anyone else suffer from a similar problem? Is it just a case that romance and acne can never live harmoniously side by side? Anybody have any advice on this matter?

Thanks!

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It might be caused by kissing..it might not though. In my experience with the regimen and being in a relationship, kissing/other oral activities ( :whistle: ) don't really cause breakouts as long as i'm true to the regimen. It could be because of other things too: hormones, stress of being in a new relationship, etc).

In the end, i would not worry about it and keep on with your regimen. Do not let your acne get in the way of your relationship. I would get kind of mad at my last girlfriend when she touched my face, and I regret that

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I guess these are fair points... I suppose we've been intimate with each other for a few weeks now and this is the first break out I've had so it could be completely unconnected. I suppose time will tell. I'll speak to her about make up too as I guess it could be her lip products, foundation, etc causing the issues.

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