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#1 callthecops

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Posted 19 August 2011 - 01:31 AM

well i finally got my period today smile.gif ok earlier this week i stopped eating sugar and i was soo sad about my skin but once i stopped the sugar i didnt get any new acne, except a few small or not inflamed ones. but 3 days before today i broke out again -__- i got splotchy in places and i got like a few new hurting zits, especially yesterday and 2 days ago.. ugh just horrible because i didnt know when i was gonna have my period and i was doing better bc i realized sugar breaks me out
so i noticed i broke out before my period but i never really noticed specifically when, besides i still got new acne from sugar, oh and i stopped eating any junk food. righhhhht so im wondering if this breakout over the past 3 days was period like pms related or just random? :$ so how soon before your period do you break out? smile.gif

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Posted 19 August 2011 - 05:51 AM

It's weird for me, because my skin actually clears up and looks its best just before I get my period, like my stupid hormones are somehow evening themselves out. eusa_think.gif

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Posted 19 August 2011 - 09:19 AM

gutterflower: wow that's pretty weird tongue.gif i've never heard of that before!

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Posted 19 August 2011 - 09:27 AM

QUOTE (Gutterflower @ Aug 19 2011, 06:51 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It's weird for me, because my skin actually clears up and looks its best just before I get my period, like my stupid hormones are somehow evening themselves out. eusa_think.gif


It's very similar to me :]] I have no idea why is it like this.

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Posted 19 August 2011 - 12:17 PM

QUOTE (cloudscloudsclouds @ Aug 19 2011, 10:27 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE (Gutterflower @ Aug 19 2011, 06:51 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It's weird for me, because my skin actually clears up and looks its best just before I get my period, like my stupid hormones are somehow evening themselves out. eusa_think.gif


It's very similar to me :]] I have no idea why is it like this.



I break out a couple days before my period then it usually slows down and clears up by the end of it. This time would be the exception! The biggest culprit for me breaking out is definitely stress. I am a stress bunny no matter what the circumstance, then I break out, then I stress BECAUSE I'm breaking out and it is a vicious cycle!

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Posted 19 August 2011 - 01:05 PM

QUOTE (LovetheLife @ Aug 19 2011, 12:17 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE (cloudscloudsclouds @ Aug 19 2011, 10:27 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE (Gutterflower @ Aug 19 2011, 06:51 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It's weird for me, because my skin actually clears up and looks its best just before I get my period, like my stupid hormones are somehow evening themselves out. eusa_think.gif


It's very similar to me :]] I have no idea why is it like this.



I break out a couple days before my period then it usually slows down and clears up by the end of it. This time would be the exception! The biggest culprit for me breaking out is definitely stress. I am a stress bunny no matter what the circumstance, then I break out, then I stress BECAUSE I'm breaking out and it is a vicious cycle!

ok thats good news for me! smile.gif and i know, im huge on the stress tongue.gif and im always worried about something -.-

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Posted 19 August 2011 - 03:08 PM

I break out right when I start my period usually. Sometimes I could breakout a day or two before; but most of the time it is the very day it starts.

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Posted 19 August 2011 - 08:35 PM

gutterflower, i used to be like that when i was on yasmin. always looked better the week before period.
now that im off the pill, i break out during the week before period, and a few days afterwards

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Posted 19 August 2011 - 08:47 PM

Try taking Aleve like each day 2 or three days before yo' period! i still am waiting to try it but i have heard sooo many people don't breakout/have less breakouts when taking it!!!

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Posted 20 August 2011 - 04:38 AM

QUOTE (Jennaaaay @ Aug 19 2011, 09:47 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Try taking Aleve like each day 2 or three days before yo' period! i still am waiting to try it but i have heard sooo many people don't breakout/have less breakouts when taking it!!!

yeah u should try it smile.gif i would but my parents.. esp my mom, when it comes to pain medication, its a tough subject with her -.- she doesnt even want me to take advil for cramps -.-

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Posted 25 July 2013 - 03:58 PM

I usually break out a week before my period, and my skin clears up (well clear to me, at least) when I get my period and after it ends.



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Posted 25 July 2013 - 09:21 PM

I get my breakouts two to three days before my period starts. It will start to clear up during the first or second day of my period. But when i used the essential bar from buzzy's essentials, i noticed that being free from breakouts before the period is possible :)



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Posted 26 July 2013 - 03:25 AM

I'm on Yasmin and I almost always get a cyst about a week before my period...sometimes I'll get a month off or like this month I got 2, bad times!



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Posted 26 July 2013 - 02:08 PM

two weeks before i get a couple spots and the prob 4 to 6 days before it starts my face stops being like a dump and looks like a babies bum.