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Can someone help me create a regimen for my fiance?

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He is 27 and has been suffering from acne since his early teens. Tretinoin and Differin both don't work to reduce his acne, and tretinoin in particular is too harsh for his skin (it causes peeling and flaking). He gets large, red, inflamed cystic bumps, mostly around his mouth and on his jaw, and with the occasional one between his eyebrows. He also has blackheads on his nose and the occasional whitehead around his mouth or on his forehead. He has acne scarring as well, but our primary concern is dealing with the acne first and scars later. He has combination skin with an oily t-zone and dry cheeks and jaw. 

Here are the products he currently uses. He likes the Origins nighttime moisturizer, but aside from that, isn't crazy about any of them.

Cleanser: http://www.amazon.com/Jack-Black-Clean-Facial-Cleanser/dp/B002Y2TGMA
Daytime Moisturizer: http://www.amazon.com/Jack-Black-Double-Duty-Face-Moisturizer/dp/B000HP9M3E
Nighttime Moisturizer: http://www.origins.com/product/15353/18757/skincare/moisturize/night-moisturizers/High-Potency-Night-A-Mins/Mineral-enriched-Renewal-Cream
Acne Treatment: Generic 10% benzoyl peroxide

Please help! He has tried everything we can think of, and we would both like for him to get a handle on it before our wedding next summer. TIA!

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Used Epiduo for about a year and worked great for me! It was only $20 with my insurance and the pump lasts a long time. I have similar acne as your fiancé and the Epiduo worked. If you don't want to use the Epiduo I will link the current regime I'm on now. Since he likes the origins moisturizer I won't put a link for one.
http://m.target.com/p/cetaphil-daily-facial-cleanser-8-oz/-/A-13446827


http://www.paulaschoice.com/shop/skin-care-categories/targeted-treatments/_/Clear-Regular-Strength-Daily-Skin-Clearing-Treatment?CAWELAID=120196850000000189&CAGPSPN=pla&p=omsem15off&gclid=CIWyvdu4_cgCFUiGfgod1lUM2w&gclsrc=aw.ds


http://m.target.com/p/neutrogena-pure-free-baby-sunscreen-lotion-broad-spectrum-spf-60/-/A-11133516?ci_src=17588969&ci_sku=11133516&ref=tgt_adv_XS000000&AFID=google_pla_df&CPNG=PLA_Health%2BBeauty%2BShopping&adgroup=SC_Health%2BBeauty&LID=700000001170770pgs&network=g&device=m&location=21137&gclid=CPmnp_W2_cgCFZNgfgod2_IB-g&gclsrc=aw.ds

10% benzoyl peroxide is too irritating.
stronger isn't always better. 2.5%
is enough and can be used day/night 
for 24 treatment. The cetaphil
doesn't lather so it might feel
 weird at first, but it will help
 with his dry skin.
 

Edited by a.p.
Needed to add something

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