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Illsa

Redness after washing (while on accutane)

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Hi, everyone~

New member here (but I've been lurking around this forum and been reading posts about accutane). :rolleyes:
I've been on accutane for 40 days, 10 mg/day. During the day, I wear moisturizer, sunscreen, and mineral powder foundation. Lately, I've noticed that my skin has been behaving strangely:

1. Right after I wash my face in the afternoon, my red marks become more prominent and I also have red patches on my face (they don't hurt and aren't itchy or bumpy). I wash with gentle face wash (ph 5.5), followed by moisturizer. They go away after 45 - 60 min.
I tried changing my face wash, going out without makeup at all, slathering aloe vera gel, applying moisturizer twice. Nothing worked.
What's weird is that this only happens after I go out (I work indoor) and is out for hours before I have to wash my face in the afternoon. When I wash with the same cleanser in the morning, nothing happen.

I live in a tropical country and during the day, it can get really hot (but I wear sunscreen and an umbrella :shy: whenever I'm out in the sun)

Does anyone have any idea what's going on? I'm afraid of irritating my skin barrier.
Thanks


 

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