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Going Natural - Tackling Acne with herbal products



Seeing A Medical Herbalist Tomorrow!

Posted by Graciemeow, 01 July 2014 · 120 views
hormonal acne, acne, vitex and 7 more...
I've been searching and searching for one around my area (and I live in one of the bigger cities in the U.K) and I finally found a guy who seems to be exactly what I am looking for. He has a legit website which claims he has worked with people with stubborn problems such as acne and p.c.o.s before and he seemed sound when I was e-mailing him. So fingers c...


One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Posted by Graciemeow, 08 June 2014 · 156 views
hormonal acne, acne, dim and 4 more...
I'm keeping this blog updated more for myself than anything else.
I think it's good to keep a track of where you are at and how you feel so that when you look back you can see how things really are.
 
So after months of gradual sucess on Vitex and Evening primrose oil, around the end of March Holland & Barrett changed the branding of the Agnus Ca...


Five/six Months On Agnus Castus And Epo - Thinking Of Taking Dim

Posted by Graciemeow, 06 April 2014 · 329 views
vitex, agnus castus and 7 more...
I havn't posted on here for a while! So I have had a pretty notable success using these two in conjunction with eachother, I think AgnusCastus has been the most effective in helping keep me clear as I don't suffer with hardly any hormonal acne any more, I get maybe one/two around my time of month and then they subside and my skin has gotten clearer and cl...


Two Months In..ish?

Posted by Graciemeow, 22 December 2013 · 213 views
vitex, agnus castus, pcos and 5 more...
I've lost count I'm over two months in though.
Oh.
My.
God.
 
It cold be coincidence. It could be ... I dunno. But my skin is looking really great. I'm still clearing, I still have red marks and the odd blemish...some cysts still clearning. But I havn't been this clear in a long while. also my skin is smooooothh especially around my forehead/ cheekbo...


Over One Month In

Posted by Graciemeow, 27 November 2013 · 174 views
hormonal acne, acne, herbs and 5 more...
I hate being too positive and I hate getting excited and the past few days I've been really down and panicking about my skin (I don't know why?) but I've seen a big improvement.
My skin seems glowy and nice around my cheekbones and forehead. My cheeks stopped breaking out a while ago.
I do have a small cluster of cysts around my lower chin/jawline (about...


Picture Update - One Month In

Posted by Graciemeow, 10 November 2013 · 265 views
hormonal acne, herbal supplements and 6 more...
I think I pretty much started everything early/mid October..time really fliesss oh shitt so heres a pic update.
So I have been feeling really positive and like my skin has improved a lot but after taking pictures... I don't know now lol.
 
comparisons.

 
Front
Sorry for the absoloute face of misery lol

right side

left side.
 
So yeah....


So Far...

Posted by Graciemeow, 04 November 2013 · 190 views
acne, hormonal acne and 6 more...
I have been doing this herbal supplement thing for three weeks all together now which is very early days but I want to log my progress as much as possible so that I can keep track of this.
One thing that I have noticed is that my acne seems a lot more...contained. This happened on accutane. My breakouts would be predominantly around my jawline and chin bu...


Things I Have Learnt Today

Posted by Graciemeow, 30 October 2013 · 186 views
zinc, acne, hormonal acne, pcos and 2 more...
DO NOT TAKE ZINC ON AN EMPTY STOMACH.
 
heave-central.
Bleugh.
 


Regime/routine After 2 Weeks

Posted by Graciemeow, 29 October 2013 · 188 views
hormonal acne, acne, vitex and 4 more...
I have been on:
 
Vitex/Agnus castus for 2 weeks.
Saw Palmetto for 9 days.
Primrose oil for 10 days.
Zinc for 10 days.
Omega 3 for a month.
 
I am also using Zineryt on my face (topical antbiotic - not sure how well it's working) and I am also drinking Peppermint tea as this is supposed to act as an anti-androgen.
 
So far:
 
Side effe...


My New Regime - Pics

Posted by Graciemeow, 25 October 2013 · 262 views
acne, hormonal acne, p.c.o.s and 7 more...
My New Regime - Pics Okay so this is me.
I came off my second course of accutane in May 2012.
My skin was perfect (my hair was ruined)
THIS IS ME EIGHT MONTHS AFTER COMING OFF ACCUTANE.

LOOK AT HOW HAPPY I AM.
 
This is me NOW (1 year 5 months after accutane)


 
This is the worst side...one side always gets worse than the other.

 
as you can see accutane...