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#1 breakthehabit8

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 08:20 AM

What do you guys think about this? I think I'm gonna try it while I wait for the spironolactone to (hopefully) work. It can't hurt, right? I'm curious to know if anyone has tried this, or if you do try it, let me know what happens! I'll post updates, too.


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morning--> 

- wash with simple cleanser

- Finacea

- Spironolactone 50mg

- Spring Valley Saw Palmetto extract 160mg

 

evening-->

- wash with simple cleanser

- Finacea

- Spironolactone 25mg

- Spring Valley Saw Palmetto extract 320mg

- Tea Tree Oil (if necessary for spot treatment)


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Posted 13 July 2012 - 09:39 AM

Wow sounds incredible, never heard of that before. Please Update us about how it works ón you. Im pretty sure it wont hurt since its a natural 'product'.

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 10:36 AM

Or... it just healed on it's own like every other acne naturally.

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 11:34 AM

I read some where that rubbing a banana peel on a bruise helps fade the colour of it.

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Posted 14 July 2012 - 08:27 PM

I've heard they help make mosquito bites stop itching. I think it might help acne. I don't think it could hurt.

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Posted 14 July 2012 - 09:34 PM

Interesting. I eat a ton of bananas, so I should try this the next time I have some sort of breakout. I'm always looking for new natural skin care ideas, so thank you!

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Morning:

Gentle wash with DKR cleanser

Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5% (Following Dan's Regimen)

DKR Lotion + A squirt of Argan or Grapeseed oil (The  lotion alone wasn't hydrating enough)

Skin 79 Korean BB Cream (excellent stuff)

 

Evening:

Gentle Wash with DKR Cleanser

Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5% (Following Dan's Regimen)

DKR Lotion + A squirt of Argan or Grapeseed oil

 


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Posted 16 July 2012 - 11:47 AM

Okay, I just tried this for the first time on a minor breakout, plus on the places where I still have old acne scars. I can't speak for its effectiveness yet, but it was incredibly soothing! Especially since I used a banana that I'd had in the fridge so the peel was still cool.

Or... it just healed on it's own like every other acne naturally.


I've never had a breakout that healed in 4 days. If you have, yours must be pretty mild. When my skin was at its worst, I would get eruptions that would last for MONTHS...so for a breakout to go from red and inflamed to completely gone in 4 days is pretty good if you ask me.

Current Skin-Care Regimen (A work in progress):

 

Morning:

Gentle wash with DKR cleanser

Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5% (Following Dan's Regimen)

DKR Lotion + A squirt of Argan or Grapeseed oil (The  lotion alone wasn't hydrating enough)

Skin 79 Korean BB Cream (excellent stuff)

 

Evening:

Gentle Wash with DKR Cleanser

Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5% (Following Dan's Regimen)

DKR Lotion + A squirt of Argan or Grapeseed oil

 


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Posted 16 July 2012 - 10:45 PM

I've tried using the banana peel thing for several nights now, and I agree with dejaclairevoyant, it's very soothing. It seems to decrease the swelling and redness some. Possibly even helped a little with hyperpigmentation? We'll see... I'm going to keep using it since it's so cheap, and I eat a lot of bananas. Posted Image

Regimen

 

 

morning--> 

- wash with simple cleanser

- Finacea

- Spironolactone 50mg

- Spring Valley Saw Palmetto extract 160mg

 

evening-->

- wash with simple cleanser

- Finacea

- Spironolactone 25mg

- Spring Valley Saw Palmetto extract 320mg

- Tea Tree Oil (if necessary for spot treatment)


#9 dejaclairevoyant

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 09:17 AM

Yeah, I don't want to speak too soon, but this seems to be having a good effect on my skin. :)

Current Skin-Care Regimen (A work in progress):

 

Morning:

Gentle wash with DKR cleanser

Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5% (Following Dan's Regimen)

DKR Lotion + A squirt of Argan or Grapeseed oil (The  lotion alone wasn't hydrating enough)

Skin 79 Korean BB Cream (excellent stuff)

 

Evening:

Gentle Wash with DKR Cleanser

Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5% (Following Dan's Regimen)

DKR Lotion + A squirt of Argan or Grapeseed oil

 


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Posted 17 July 2012 - 09:27 PM

Banana Peels can contribute to acne and stress if you're an unfortunate victim in Mario Kart.
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#11 dejaclairevoyant

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 09:46 PM

Hahahaha!

Current Skin-Care Regimen (A work in progress):

 

Morning:

Gentle wash with DKR cleanser

Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5% (Following Dan's Regimen)

DKR Lotion + A squirt of Argan or Grapeseed oil (The  lotion alone wasn't hydrating enough)

Skin 79 Korean BB Cream (excellent stuff)

 

Evening:

Gentle Wash with DKR Cleanser

Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5% (Following Dan's Regimen)

DKR Lotion + A squirt of Argan or Grapeseed oil

 


#12 dejaclairevoyant

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 05:15 PM

Actually, I may be retracting my original statement. I think the banana peels may be making my skin break out, lol.

It's interesting, actually. Because I've wondered for awhile now if I may be allergic to bananas. It sucks, I eat a lot of them because they are cheap, but they don't always make me feel great.

Current Skin-Care Regimen (A work in progress):

 

Morning:

Gentle wash with DKR cleanser

Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5% (Following Dan's Regimen)

DKR Lotion + A squirt of Argan or Grapeseed oil (The  lotion alone wasn't hydrating enough)

Skin 79 Korean BB Cream (excellent stuff)

 

Evening:

Gentle Wash with DKR Cleanser

Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5% (Following Dan's Regimen)

DKR Lotion + A squirt of Argan or Grapeseed oil

 


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Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:01 PM

So has anyone else tried this? Ive got some on my face now, feels soothing as others have said. All Ive seen is good reports from others after using this for 3 - 4 days, on other website articles. But if it is supposedly so good, why have I only just heard about it today?

#14 dejaclairevoyant

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:15 PM

Ah, this thread again. I came to the conclusion that this was doing absolutely nothing for my skin in the long run, by the way. So don't bother sitting there rubbing peels on your face. It's a waste of time.


Current Skin-Care Regimen (A work in progress):

 

Morning:

Gentle wash with DKR cleanser

Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5% (Following Dan's Regimen)

DKR Lotion + A squirt of Argan or Grapeseed oil (The  lotion alone wasn't hydrating enough)

Skin 79 Korean BB Cream (excellent stuff)

 

Evening:

Gentle Wash with DKR Cleanser

Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5% (Following Dan's Regimen)

DKR Lotion + A squirt of Argan or Grapeseed oil

 


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Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:50 PM


Ah, this thread again. I came to the conclusion that this was doing absolutely nothing for my skin in the long run, by the way. So don't bother sitting there rubbing peels on your face. It's a waste of time.


How many days did you try it for? I see that it is only effective after using it for 3 - 4 days.

#16 dejaclairevoyant

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 04:46 PM

I did it multiple times a day for at least two weeks and then got bored and gave up. It feels nice on your skin but doesn't stop or heal acne enough to be worth sitting there rubbing your face with banana peels like a loon all day.


Current Skin-Care Regimen (A work in progress):

 

Morning:

Gentle wash with DKR cleanser

Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5% (Following Dan's Regimen)

DKR Lotion + A squirt of Argan or Grapeseed oil (The  lotion alone wasn't hydrating enough)

Skin 79 Korean BB Cream (excellent stuff)

 

Evening:

Gentle Wash with DKR Cleanser

Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5% (Following Dan's Regimen)

DKR Lotion + A squirt of Argan or Grapeseed oil