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About crc0377

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  1. Hello Kim, Thank you for reading my progress report Yes my skin was freakishly oily too...and now I cannot say the same...i'm almost done with my first month...and i've actually have not had to wash my face as much as I did before...it's a strange feeling to be honest, the skin shedding is a nuisance, but I know it will get better...One thing i'd advise is to be proactive, use lip balm (I use Aquaphor or Carmex) before you lips really start drying out, also use moisturizer, because believe m
  2. I have started my last week of medication for the month and my how quickly things have changed. I now feel like a snake...my t-zone, my temples and nose feel like sand. I even went without washing my face for a day and it still felt dry. This is only 3 weeks in...I can't imagine how i'll be in a month. I have also had a couple of bloody noses. I just hate the flakiness of my skin...and i'm moisturizing every morning. As everyone here says it's worse before it gets better...on the positive
  3. Week 2 I have finished my 2nd week of medication. Nothing major to report. I was having a majorly itchy head and getting a bit of dandruff but on recommendation of another forum I used Head and Shoulders with Almond Oil and it seems to have at least stopped the itching. Although, when I first washed my hair with it, my scalp burned, probably from scratching. My face is definitely not as oily, but still is a little bit. I'm breaking out here and there and it's taking everything in my not
  4. Thank you Astarte, I appreciate the support and encouragement...this was a long time coming and i'm glad I have finally decided to give this a try!
  5. This will be my first time posting here. I'm 37 years old, living in Arizona. Let's start at the beginning. I have had ongoing acne since I was 12 or 13, I was an early bloomer, so I got it pretty young. I have always had very oily skin. My acne got worse through Jr. High and High School and calmed a bit as I grew older, but it has still always been there, some days worse than others. When it was pretty bad in Jr. High, I remember trying a topical, that just burned my face, it was awful