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airsheena

Ortho Tri Cyclen

It has been almost a whole most since I started the Ortho Tri Cyclen. My acne is now 75% clear. The tiny flesh colored pimples are nearly gone. I went from about 25 pimples on my fore head to now 2. My temples, which were really bad at the beginning of the month went from about 8 pimples on each temple to currently 2 pimples on each temple. The sides of my face are smooth, with one pimple on the left side of my face. Pimples clear faster and my face is less oily. I believe by the end of next month I will be 100 % clear. I have only been on the BCP for nearly a month and my acne has drastically approved. Please note that 2 weeks ago I started using Glytone Acne Treatment which is a 3 step system that was recommended by the aesthetician.

airsheena

Ortho-Tri Cyclen

It has been a little over 2 weeks since I began with the birth control. I have not had any side effects from the pill and currently I have no cystic acne on my face. The tiny flesh colored pimples on my face are decreasing. These seem to be the most stubborn forms of acne for me. I have significantly less tiny flesh colored pimples. I am still dealing with some and also the marks left by old acne. Only a few new pimples have formed since I began taking the orth tri cyclen but they were very small.

For me, the BC pill has eliminated the cystic like acne on my face and has prevented new pimples from forming. I also started using the Glytone Acne Treatment Kit about a week ago. Everything is working great. The treatment kit is helping with the marks and the tiny flesh colored pimples.

I haven't been too good with drinking 8 glasses of water a day but I think if I add that to my regime I will be 100 percent clear in a couple of weeks. Every few days my self esteem goes up as I see less and less acne and lesions.

airsheena

Ortho Tri Cyclen

It has been one week since I started taking Ortho Tri Cyclen for my acne. The first day I started the BC pill I had several small flesh colored pimples on my forehead and sides of face. I had about 6 large- cyst like pimples. Today, I still have many flesh colored pimples on my forehead (these are very tiny pimples). I now only have 2 cyst-like pimples on my forehead which are healing fast. Probably will be barely visible by tomorrow. I have noticed that the end of each day I do not have all these whiteheads on my forehead, which I used to have. I used to have to pop several white heads off of my forehead every night from all the oil on my face. This has greatly decreased.

There have been no side effects at all with this birth control pill. I actually feel better since I have started taking the pill. I am going to add 6 bottles of water a day to my regime to help this process. I must say I have seen an improvement from day one even though the improvement is slow, it is noticeable. Plus it has only been a week.

I have to add that I added AHA lotion 2 times a day to my regime to help with marks. In hopes that my acne and marks will clear together.

airsheena

Ortho Tri Cyclen

I have decided to post my progress on the BCP Ortho Tri Cyclen. This is my first post so I will give some background information. I have battled acne since I was 18, sometimes totally clear with prescription medication and sometimes not, my acne worsened this year ( I am now 25). No prescription is working for me as of now. I have all types of pimples on my face. I have NEVER had acne like this before. I have cysts, white heads, black heads, and scarring everywhere. My acne is the worse on my forehead, temples and side of my face. My last resort is birth control. I have been on birth control twice before and each time I have had amazing skin after a couple of months on the pill.

Within the last year my dermatologist has prescribed me most topicals as well as antibiotics. For any young woman battling acne I would suggest to stay away from repeated use of antibiotics as it sent me into a cycle of recurrent yeast infections which I am still dealing with now and I stopped taking antibiotics 2 months ago. I am sure they will go away with probiotics because just like it took a year of antibiotics to get me into this cycle of yeast infections it will probably take me a year of no antibiotics and probiotcs to fully regain my immune system. Anyways ...

BCP has always worked for my acne so I see no reason why It would not work now, also I am switching dermatologists, so I see my new derm next month. Right now I am using nutrogena face wash and benzamycin. I took my first BCP tonight along with folic acid, probiotcs, and my usual multivitamin. I will post in one week and continue to post once a week to record my progress. Not only for myself but other acne sufferers as well.

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