It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Acne Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 08-25-2005, 08:31 PM   #1
Junior Member
(male)
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 10
Revis311 HB User
What would you do if...

Ive been using a combination of tazorac, benzaclin and differin the past month or so. I did a tazorac night treatment and benzaclin morning treatment for a couple days and now my face is really taught and dry. Its peeling a whole lot of skin and its hard for me to even open my mouth fully without the skin stretching. Would you put lotion on and then differin? Would you try and shave it with a razor lightly and then use the lotion and differin? Or would you just continue putting lotion on and letting it take its course? Ive already gone one night without any acne topical so im just afraid a second night without it might start a breakout.

 
Old 08-25-2005, 08:39 PM   #2
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 964
waterlily HB User
Re: What would you do if...

I think it's better to put the differin on first, wait for 15 to 20 minutes before applying a lotion. You can use a damp washcloth to gently swipe away any peelings before putting on the differin.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 08-25-2005, 08:46 PM   #3
Junior Member
(male)
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 10
Revis311 HB User
Re: What would you do if...

Yea ive basically just been using tweezers to peel and pick off the skin on my face all night long.....its crazy. I guess its like give or take b/c dead skin cells cause acne not using my topicals causes acne. I just dont wanna put differin on it alone and wake up to my skin being even more dry, irratated and peeling. My derm says the lotion makes a certain barrier. But if my skin wasnt so dry and irrated i would def put the differin on first.

 
Old 08-26-2005, 07:14 AM   #4
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 543
babygirl2005_21 HB User
Re: What would you do if...

I use Differin and Klaron for topicals. I use the Klaron in the morning after I wash my face with Dove soap and then I wait about 15 min. and apply Cetaphil moisturizer. Then at night I use the Differin wait about 5 min. and then use the Klaron then wait another 15 min. and apply the lotion again. If you don't use a lotion your skin will suffer. You have to restore the moisture your skin is losing or it will get dry and peel and look terrible. I haven't peeled at all from using these topicals because I make sure to moisturize and my skin is getting so clear now. I really like Differin.

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
breakup? what to do? apple_juice Relationship Health 50 11-22-2006 04:30 PM
What to ask on Monday phat1 Thyroid Disorders 5 10-25-2006 04:26 PM
Diagnosed bipolar and now dont know what to expect *Lai* Bipolar Disorder 13 05-23-2006 03:40 PM
What is your motivation to lose annb Weight Loss 50 01-13-2006 05:01 PM
To all my friends, what should I do? StormGirl Relationship Health 74 04-23-2005 05:10 PM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added




Top 10 Drugs Discussed on this Board.
(Go to DrugTalk.com for complete list)
Accutane
Aspirin
Benzoyl
Clindamycin
Differin
  Accutane
Aspirin
Benzoyl
Clindamycin
Differin







All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:31 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!