I know my skin isn’t still quite what it has been – but it’s better and I’m starting to feel more and more like myself again.
I wrote here about my acne and the gel I got prescribed for it. I used tretinoin gel for three months and now it’s time to check the results. So – did the tretinoin work? I think it did but it didn’t make my skin perfect. It helped – a lot – but didn’t offer a quick solution to a smooth skin. I do recommend it ’cause it helped with inflamed pustules and closed comedos.
It was long three months using tretinoin gel every night especially through summer. I couldn’t be in sunlight and I had to be extra careful with applying sun protection. Oh – and my skin was actually sore. Especially the skin on my back was really sensitive to bras and even the straps of my bags were a discomfort to my acne. My face was extremely dry and it produced more oil than I had ever imagined possible. I’m so glad it’s over!
There are still some stubborn pimples on my face but I know they’re slowly dying. My face feels so much smoother and it looks better and applying makeup is easier. I plan on keep using BHA on my face in the evenings to keep it clean and healthy. I could do a post about BHA soon just ’cause I think it’s so effective against acne and a must for oily skin types.
To all of you having trouble with acne: Slow progress is progress. You’ll get there eventually.