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About stephaniemay

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    Toronto, Canada
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    Learning French/ Nutrition/ Skincare/ Reading/ Figuring out what I want to do with the rest of my life...
  1. So when I first went to this dermatologist, I was prescribed to use an oral pill for acne, and Aczone. 3 months later, my face has gotten better after (mostly) regular usage of the oral pill and extremely infrequent usage of Aczone, as well as going dairy-free. I'm apprehensive if I should use Differin, becuase everything I've read so far says NOT to use on skin with eczema... Additionally, my skin has acne that's more on the light to mild side. My face isn't freaking out, and I don't have pus
  2. I've been on Benzaclin before, and I remember it made my skin a little more sensitive. Reason being, it has benzoyl peroxide in it (as well as clindamycin), which can be drying. I wouldn't reccommend using a moisturizer with salicylic acid in it, because it's another thing that's supposed to help with acne (therefore it's pretty drying too). A good mositurizer to look for would be oil-free and non-comedogenic. As well, just becuase a moisturizer is dermatologist tested/recommended, doesn't mea
  3. I'm new to this site and had no idea the general consensus about dermatologists was so negative. Although I can definitely speak from experience - I haven't had any extremely horrible things happen to my skin because of derms, but definitely some money and time wasted. Then again, nothing is guaranteed to work for everyone, so that's not much of a problem. My problem was that I felt the first dermatologist I saw only ever cared to get me out of the room, and I was too nervous to speak up about