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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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Treatment: weeks 1–2.

Mild 5% trichloroacetic acid (TCA)/mandelic/lactic peel—two layers

Home care regimen.

Morning: 2.5% BPO wash; salicylic toner; 5% mandelic serum every other day; sunscreen

Evening: BPO wash; 10% BPO gel starting at 15 minutes, and then washed off—gradually increased wearing time to overnight after two weeks; BPO wash; salicylic toner; noncomedogenic moisturizer

Treatment: weeks 3–4.

None; she was a long-distance client who came in once a month instead of every two weeks.

Home care regimen.