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lilyc

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  1. lilyc

    Why?!

    im in the same boat and totally feel the same. its tiring to constantly have to fix your face only for it to come back here's hoping we'll find a cure one day!
  2. 12 October Acne back again after 6 months Current Routine (Doxycycline once/day) Morning Drunk Elephant Beste Jelly Cleanser DE Lala Cream Paulas Choice SPF Nars Tinted Moisturizer Night Drunk Elephant Beste Jelly Cleanser Retin-a DE Marula Oil
  3. 4th April 23 April 26 April
  4. so its been a week since and all my acne has gone down even the worse cystic ones! now i'm just left with a few tiny raised spots and hyperpigmentation from the acne which is getting lighter everyday. finally it feels like my skin is coming back!
  5. I'm just keeping a log of what i've been using so far for my own purpose and if anyone else has had experience with the same regimen. Started a having a few tiny bumps on my face about 4 weeks ago, increased in number and severity on my cheeks and became a full blown red, angry, inflamed painful pustules, papules, some that would have a head all just on my cheeks and around my mouth. Saw a dermatologist a week ago and was prescribed Doxy + Retin-A. Was already using Retin-A prior to that for about 3 weeks, went through the worst peely face, burnt skin ever but it calmed down. It's been 1 week on doxy = just had a few painful ones get bigger the last couple of days but have started going down now, i don't see much difference even though they are starting to get less red but marks are still there. Morning Cetaphil Face Wash Paula's Choice CLEAR Salicylic Acid 2% Benzoyl Peroxide 5% SPF 30 moisturizer Night Cetaphil Face Wash Paula's Choice CLEAR Salicylic Acid 2% Retin-A
  6. lilyc

    How acne has changed me

    @Andrea123 i can totally relate to this. I'm going through the worse breakout cystic acne of my life, marks all over my cheeks red and inflamed. I even stopped covering it up and waking up everyday going to work with nothing on my face is the hardest thing i've ever done. I hope you are feeling better now.
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