You got it bro, its flux in hormone that is causing this. Sounds like you have been following the QA, because Dial soap and tanning are 2 of the tips you want try. If it is hormonal though and coming from within your body, these things will only help so much. You may need to look into accutane after your cycle is over, if the acne is bad. This can change the way your body produces oil and may fix your skin issues for future cycles. Remember though, this is a wicked harsh drug. You want to have your blood work done every month while you use it to make sure your liver is healthy.