I have been battling moderate acne for about 1.5 years; I finally have most of it under control thanks to tretinoin cream (Atralin) and a topical antibiotic (Clyndamicin). I just wanted somewhere to track my progress with these marks because I know that I really just need to wait out these marks, a
So...this is very difficult for me but I've decided to post a few pictures. This is me, mid week 8 on spironolactone, BCP, Acanya Gel and HQRA. I am red, inflammed and dry with 3 very non-coverupable acne lesions and lots of half pimples, post inflammatory scarring, blackheads and clogged pores.
2008... Now is December 2012. I am looking back at these pictures and realizing how horrible my acne was :( It took a long time to calm down. I still get break outs every now and then, but now with 100mg doxycycline 2 times a day, and epiduo gel, Clearasil Blackhead scrub in the morning and Lavender
At this time I was using Epiduo which kept my skin absolutely flawless and beautiful but the problem was when I ran out my acne ALWAYS got worse and now I can't afford a refill so I'm praying The Regimen can give me some results.
the first 5 months I was on a combo of Doxy, birth control and retina-a .05% cream. Then I switched to higher dosage of birth control and retin-a .1% micro.I wash my face in the morning with a Cetaphil cleanser and moisturize with Cerave. At night wash with the same cleanser, wait 20 min. then put
heres a picture of my skin before retin a and after. Im putting this up because ive had numerous people say that my skin wasnt bad at all and i had mild acne? lol also im putting it up to show people that there is hope and to never give up!