(Closed) HELP…..MY SKIN!!!!!

posted 9 years ago in Beauty
Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

See if you can get a prescription for something oral maybe, like triclosan or solodyn.  They tend to work much more quickly than a cleanser, and your dermatologist will also have the best advice on a cleanser or moisturizer. 

Post # 9
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Buzzing bee

Dermatologist. I started seeing results in less than 2 months after I finally went. I didn’t have one previously but just did a search for ones covered by my insurance. I also hate doctor’s appointments but I don’t mind these. 

I’ve been on Solodyn and Ziana for almost four months and my skin is drastically clearer. At my worst, I would get like 6 or 7 hormonal pimples around my period. Now I maybe get 1. 

I now use just Cetaphil cleanser and moisturizer because my dermatologist recommended I gentler products.

Post # 10
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013 - Brookfield Zoo

A couple of Bees have had blogs of skincare recently, you could check out the products they recommended (I think one was Clinique’s acne set?)  I recommend Paula’s Choice Acne products, they worked really well for me within a month (but I have dealt with Acne since I was a teen).  Buuuuut since you don’t have a lot of time to experiment, I would go to the dermatologist >.<

Post # 11
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

Have you considered ProActive???. I really works, the only issue is it may be drying but if you use sparingly it should work.

Post # 12
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I just bought a ton of Clinique stuff at Sephora last weekend. Ever since I went off BC, I have been breaking out like crazy! I wanted to get something with salicylic acid, but I didn’t want the whole acne solutions kit because I also have dry skin. So I ended up going with the soap bar – it really cleared up my face and my back, which is super necessary because my dress has a very deep open back. A woman at Sephora also suggested I exfoliate, since my pores are probably clogged, which makes the hormonal acne worse, and this is what is causing the dry skin too. My face looks so much better now that I started this new routine! In the morning when I shower, I use the acne bar (http://www.sephora.com/browse/product.jhtml?id=P196524&shouldPaginate=true&categoryId=1254). At night, I remove my makeup, exfoliate (http://www.sephora.com/browse/product.jhtml?id=P122718&shouldPaginate=true&categoryId=1254), tone, and moisturize (http://www.sephora.com/browse/product.jhtml?id=P289943&shouldPaginate=true&categoryId=1254).

It’s been really working for me (and I have pretty sensitive skin), hope this helps!

Post # 13
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

I agree with PP that ideally you need to know what is causing the breakouts, to know how to treat it. You don’t eat any wheat at all? (Bread, pasta, cookies, etc.)

I don’t think a cleanser alone will clear it up, you’ll need a new routine, but then again just reducing the number of products you use could help as one of them may be the culprit.

Post # 15
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Buzzing bee

@Ms. Gertie: Depending on when the doctor can get you in, I might wait on buying the ProActiv. I’d hate for you to buy it and have them recommend something else. 

Post # 17
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Let us know how the Dr’s visit went. I am considering setting up an appointment for myself.

Post # 18
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

I suffered acne in my teens and once I got on BC it cleared up except for around that time of the month.  However, I have to recommend just drinking water! And I mean lots of it! Like over 100 ounces a day.  I’ve been doing this for the past two weeks and one of those weeks was when I would typically be broken out but my skin has never looked so good. 

Also – I’ve had great results with neutrogena oil free acne wash and neutrogena makeup (foundation) as well.  My demo. recommended that brand over any of the others. 

Post # 19
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2013

i found the diluted tee tree oil works… dont use too much and make sure you use a water based FACIAL moisturizer to rehydrate your skin

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