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About ZhenZhu

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    licensed esthetician 2004
  • Birthday 05/06/1980

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  • Interests I cleared my worst breakout in a 20 yr acne battle with Rx Chinese herbs.

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  1. ZhenZhu added a post in a topic HELP! Diet, Supplements and Exercise not working.   

    I know your derms say food intolerance is not a thing, but that's not their line of expertise. When your only tool is a hammer, all you see are nails.

    If you want to test your food hypothesis, and don't want to spend a fortune on a food allergist, try a juice fast and and see if that has a positive effect on your skin.  You'd be surprised the foods that Chinese medicine prohibits for damp conditions. http://amycdarling.com/pdf/Avoiding_Damp_Accumulation_Through_Food_Choices.pdf

    That said, I can't put any oils on my face.  Even taking vitamin E orally seems to make me break out. Fish oil REALLY causes breakouts for me, personally. However-  have you gotten your vitamin D levels tested?   I found that mega dosing D helped me tremendously. 
    (If you're trying to eliminate oils and need moisture- not all of us do- 99% Aloe mixed with DMAE powder is my go-to moisture/serum.   I'm also really sensitive to shampoos and conditioners that end up on my jaw line. )
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