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Using regimen in the summer?

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I live in New York City where the summer is very hot and humid, so its basicly impossible to go out and dont sweat.

i noticed that when i sweat just a little on my forehead (my acne-prone area) this white residue comes out , which i suspect is BP not a moisturizer. is there anyway to get around this? Maybe using less BP?

if i dont find a solution i'll be forced to use BP only at night,but i'm affraid its not gonna be enough and i'll break out again.

any advice?

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I don't know, but I do know how HOT it can get in NYC. My suggestion is to limit the reg in the morning & make sure it's totally absorbed, apply sunsceen, blot. And you'll probably have to blot all day long, but I do know that bp bleaches clothes, especially sweaty clothes. Sweating is a good eliminatory process, so maybe revise your diet for the summer so you'll be "detoxing" cleaner while you sweat in all that city air.{Gasp!} Like max out w/ H2O, alkanizing fruit like cantelope, watermelon, cut down the salt, etc.

Also!!!! U might want to write a journal of what you used and how it worked for next year so you don't have to wonder every season change...."What's my skin gonna do NOW???"

P.S. I surf all summer and live in So.Cal. so I have a modified regimen anyway to account for our heat, dryness, and winds.

Namaste'

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what do you mean by limit the regimen in the morning? Apply less?

when i apply BP it leaves no trace of white after 20 mins(so i guess it absorbs completely?) but if i sweat even for a second it comes out in those spots.

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Yeah I spot treat in the morning, unless I'm OTR, then I do the regimen exactly. I teach yoga so I sweat everyday, and if I had all that bp on my face, rubbed in or not, I'd be dripping Benzoyl-Sweat all over my students, and they would not like bleach marks on their $40 yoga pants. When I have to up the dose, I have a white towel I use for blotting, but my point is, only the absorbed bp is working anyway, so any extra will be dripping down your face in the heat. Good luck!

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using sport gel sunscreen on top of benoyl peroxide would be the best thing i guess. they are sweat resistant. i live in san diego and just started the regimen, so i guess i got come up with a solution too.

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