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Do you want to quit the regimen?

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For those of you that want to quit or “add to� the regimen. Read this. (click on the links for more info)

http://www.derm-infonet.com/acnenet/update_3.html

Stop using over-the-counter medications that contain alpha-hydroxy acids or salicylic acids. While your skin is irritated, stop using over-the-counter products that contain these ingredients, which can irritate the skin causing redness, dryness, and peeling.

http://www.derm-infonet.com/acnenet/acneguidelines_new.html

Astringents, exfoliators, masks, and toners. These products do not help clear acne. In fact, these can aggravate the skin and make acne worse. These products also may make it more difficult to tolerate prescription acne medications, so it is best not to use these when treating acne.

I’m on day 8, and I know how tempting it is to add something to the regimen or give up. I urge you to stick it out and give it a chance.

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the recommended moisturizer cotains AHA doesn't it?

Note that it is NOT reccomended to begin with that moisturizer . . . only after you are used to BP

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exfoliation cleared my acne, and has for many people in this forum. different things work for different people, you cant just generalize treatments.

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