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Case Studies In Hormonal Acne Management

By: Laura Cooksey
Posted: April 1, 2014, from the April 2014 issue of Skin Inc. magazine.
Case Studies In Hormonal Acne Management

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Evening: Cleansing gel; 5% BPO gel starting at 15 minutes, and then washed off—gradually increased wearing time to overnight after two weeks; cleansing gel; noncomedogenic moisturizer

Treatment: weeks 3–4.

At this point, the skin was still inflamed and hadn’t changed much. The treatment was a mild 5% TCA/lactic peel—two layers.

Home care regimen.

Morning: Cleansing gel; moisturizing toner; 8% mandelic serum every day; sunscreen

Evening: Cleansing gel; moisturizing toner; 5% BPO gel, now worn overnight

Treatment: weeks 5–6.

The skin was still inflamed and hadn’t changed much. The treatment was a mild 5% TCA/lactic peel—two layers.

Home care regimen.

Morning: Cleansing gel; moisturizing toner; 8% mandelic serum; 5% BPO gel to spot-treat cysts; sunscreen