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Exfoliation Help

Can someone recommend an exfoliater for me please? I need something really gentle because I have cystic acne and I don't want to piss it off anymore than it already is, but I need something to help me with the dry skin from the bp gel. Also, you should only use it like twice a week right? Thanks!!

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plenty of people use Eucerin Renewal (aha moituriser) daily. Which helps with exfoliation and works in well with other regimen meds.

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Oops, I forgot to put in that I was already using Eucerin. It has done wonders, but I still would like to cleanse with an exfoliater once or twice a week....do you think I should? I do still have rough spots that the Eucerin isn't ironing out

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If you want a once a week product you could try

Jasons Natural Pineapple and Papaya Mask - it uses papain (a natural aha from papya) to aid with peeling.

http://www.drugstore.com/qxp90274_333181_s...el_and_mask.htm

http://www.makeupalley.com/product/showrev...al_Peel_&_Mask/

You could try an aspirin mask as well...the aspirin is chemically similar to bha and has some of the same effects

http://www.makeupalley.com/product/showrev...ed_Brand/Masks/

(beware some people experience irritation from a bha and bp combo.)

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Just wondering - on the day you exfoliate (say you did it in the evening) do you still apply BP? Doesn't that overdry your face?

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The aspirin mask sounds great, but it also sounds like it may be really drying, so I'm a little weary to try it right now since I'm only 2 weeks into the regimen. I think I will just stick it out for a few more weeks until my skin is good and used to the bp gel, and then start working it into my routine. I am so excited to try this, it sounds great! I don't really want it to do anything for acne, although that'd be nice of course...more just to exfoliate and it sounds like this does a great job of softening also!

Woot!

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