Well, it's been about 4 months since I stopped retin a micro, and my skin is sooooo much better. Looking back, I can't believe how far I've come. It was so hard for me to get through the past few months. But I did it! I got very depressed though, so I go to therapy now and it helps alot. I'm so happy that my skin is getting back to normal. I used Benzaclin for about 3 months, but it made my skin so dry. So I've been using Paula's Choice Blemish Fighting Solution (2.5% BP, instead of 5% BP in BenzaClin) for 1 month, and it's great. I also use the BHA 1% Lotion (also from Paula's Choice). I'm very happy that my skin is getting back to normal. I could cry (actually I have, a lot)!