Okay, forget the day 1 and day 2 stuff...I'm too lazy to get myself on here every day anyway.
The witch hazel helped control the acne and after about 2 days, my forehead was definetely better. But my chin, is beyond my control it seems
In fact, even though I did that nice little regimen, my chin developed something between a pustule and a nodule
Okay, so I have this "thing" on my chin, and I'm doing everything correctly. So, I got very mad today, and decided to change the regimen. So...I took a nice bottle of facial scrub for acne, and used it. I felt like scrubbing my skin off, I was so mad.
And then, I thought...maybe with the witch hazel and the washing only with water...maybe that was enough to make my skin feel the urge to produce more sebum and that is what has made the sudden breakout? Because I haven't been touching my chin...(maybe a little bit?)
Then I used moisturizer (something I haven't done in a while) and it was Neutrogena (which works great by the way!). Ah, so anyway, I have also come to a conclusion these past few months, that my acne is caused mostly by internal stuff. So, I can mess with regimens all I want, but I'm sure that the random breakout thing will continue to occur for some time.
But moving on to the new regimen-
1. Do not touch your face and blah blah blah...
2. If using water to wash your face, no moisturizer. If you use a cleanser (yeah but try not to...) use moisturizer, but depending on the moisturizing properties of the cleanser...
3. Use witch hazel everyday.
And these are just my personal steps. Hmm, why use water rather than a cleanser? With me, it seems like using water cleans, and leaves the right amount of natural moisture in my skin, while using cleansers (the ones I've tried so far) takes away a bit more, making my face feel really dry...which produces more sebum...and which might cause acne. And I'm not hip on using moisturizers that sit on your skin, not being natural. But, like today, I told myself "whatever, it's not that bad at all" and put some on...