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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: BPO wash; 5% 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 2–3.

The skin was already getting clearer. The treatment was a mild 5% TCA/lactic peel—two layers.

Home care regimen.

Morning: BPO wash; salicylic toner; salicylic serum every day; sunscreen

Evening: BPO wash; salicylic toner; 5% BPO gel worn overnight

Treatment: weeks 4–5.

The skin was 90% clear; it responded quickly. The treatment was a mild 5% TCA/lactic peel—two layers.

Home care regimen.

Morning: Same as last week.