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Steph J

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About Steph J

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  • Birthday 02/25/1994

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  1. Hello all! Welcome to my week three check-in! This week was an interesting week in terms of how my skin was acting. I started off the week with my normal skin, more oily than dry, which seems typical since its about 100 degrees here. The dryness did subside and I was thrilled, hoping that would become the norm for the next four months that I'm on accutane. That all changed a few days ago, halfway through my third week. My skin went back to being extremely dry. The annoying thing is the dryness
  2. Hello everyone! Time for week two check-in! This week was the first week my body has begun to react to the medication. I have been on absorbica for 16 days now and about 6 days ago, I started to get super dry. The first week I noticed my lips chapping and a tiny bit of dryness around my nose and mouth. Now, I am experiencing dryness on my entire face, arms, and neck. I also mentioned last week that many people experience a big breakout in the beginning of treatment while your liver is flush
  3. Hello everyone! Here I am to do my week one check-in on Accutane. This week has gone surprisingly well compared to what I have researched online prior to committing to the Accutane treatment. I was warned about EXCESSIVE drying of the skin and a major initial breakout. I'm happy to say, the drying is minimal and I have not had a major break out... yet! It was on day 5, after I did my daily makeup routine, that I noticed my face absorbing all the liquid foundation I put on it so that is when
  4. Hello all! My name is Stephanie and I am a 22 year old college student. A little about my acne background, I started getting acne in the 6th grade. Once I got it, I haven't been able to get rid of it. I started using topical medication in middle school along with regularly washing my face twice a day. On the topical side of things, I have used products ranging from over-the-counter medication such as Proactiv and Murad to prescription medication like Differin gel, Benzaclin, and Tazorac. I have