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Early report after starting new products and Spearmint Tea.

Posted by oilyoilyoily, 09 November 2010 · 565 views
topical dht inhibitor
My new regimen includes 4 cups of Tradional Medicinals Spearmint Tea/day. I brew them for a long time in boiling hot water and squeeze the teabag into the tea before drinking, just like the box says to.


I ordered EVERYTHING that I saw written about on these boards.

Effaclar K from La Roche-Posay (Zinc PCA)
Tangerine anti-shine treatement from...

Starting new products.

Posted by oilyoilyoily, 06 November 2010 · 201 views

So, I just received all the products I ordered.

Ill be drinking 2 cups spearmint tea/day.

These are the active ingredients in the topicals:

Zinc pca
Green tea
Saw Palmetto extract

Will let you know how it goes. I've been doing it all for 2 days so far and I think I see a very slight reduction in oil, but it's too soon to know.


Next up: topical dht blockers and sebum inhibitors

Posted by oilyoilyoily, 29 October 2010 · 1,597 views
topical dht inhibitor
Since PDT was only minorly effective against the oil slick known as my face, I'm checking out some of the weird little products that are supposed to reduce oil topically.

Here are the active ingredients I'm going to investigate topically first:

zinc pca
saw palmetto

Names of products I'm going to try:

La Roche-Posay...

my PDT experience

Posted by oilyoilyoily, 29 October 2010 · 253 views
This year I tried PDT, photo dynamic therapy. I had 3 rounds of it at Epicenter Medspa in San Francisco. Kelly, the medical esthetician there, is great. I totally recommend her. She was careful to prepare my skin thoroughly for the treatments and give me long incubation times with the Levulan to get the best results.

PDT improved skin texture, pore...


Posted by oilyoilyoily, 29 October 2010 · 220 views
Hello Everyone,

This blog will mainly be about my methodical investigation into non-accutane, non-hormonal treatments for my extremely oily skin.

And I do mean oily. I mean the most oily ever. Trust me.

I'm a 35 year old female, I've had acne and oily skin for 20 years. Not temporary! Very consistent. My skin probs are clearly...

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