I'm 20 years old and I basically got my first pimple when was 11 or 12. It was horrible through middle school, but somehow cleared up during my first year in high school. I had great skin through the rest of high school, until a few weeks after I graduated. Then it flared up like crazy, and was worse than it had ever been. It took me a year to get my skin sort of clear again, but came autumn my skin got bad again. I figured I'd had enough, so I went to my doctor and she put me on Yasmin. For the first month my skin stayed basically the same, it was really bad, but I didn't feel like it got either better or worse. But on the week I had my period my skin got way worse, and so I was looking forward to start the pill again. I'm now nine days into the second board of pills, and my skin is even more horrible! Both my cheeks are covered in painful, cystic acne, and I've never had acne on my cheeks before! For the most part the t-zone has been my problem area, and it's never been cystic. Now my t-zone is the area that's the most clear, while my cheeks are a mess. I have read that it's normal with a flare-up before it gets before, but I really don't want to stick with it if my skin is going to look like this for possibly several more months. I feel like I can't even leave my house. Does anyone else have the same experience with Yasmin? How long til you saw any effect?
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- 20-10-2017 14:41
- 22-10-2017 10:41
I’m on yasmin at the moment for my acne- I’ve nearly finished my first set of pills and my skin seems to have cleared up quite a lot. Maybe switch pills because it might just be your body having a bad reaction? Carry on taking the second board of pills and if it gets any worse switch pills.
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- 26-10-2017 19:16
I take primrose oil capsules for my hormonal acne, I’ve also adapted a korean skincare routine which has really helped my skin in general (brightness, blackheads and spots). I don’t have any experience with Yasmin tho