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#21 Br93

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 10:00 AM

You look absolutely wonderful! What great results, congrats! Posted Image

Thank you Brandy!!! :)

I've been wanting to apply BP only a night time but I'm too afraid that it will make things worse
My acne is basically in the forehead are usually get 1 or 2 pimples per week. If I could get it down to 1 or 2 zits monthly that be great.

I say just go for it, you wont really know if it works until you try. And you could also clean your diet up. That works for many people on this site including myself.

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 12:51 PM

OMG !!!!WOOOW! thats a huge improvement!!! and you dont have like any scarring!!! This is what I find is the issue with acne in darker skin. We tend get hyperpigmentation after the acne is gone but you are soo clear! and thats what my issue has been. Once the acne is gone all the brown spots are left behind. Im using retin-a 0.05 % but it doesnt do much in terms of controlling the acne like BP did but I stoped bp because I had my acne under control but had bad hyper pigmentation. But I was using 5 and 10% for nearly 4 years...maybe that was the issue.... Have you used anything for the marks ?!!!

soooo happy for you its amazing! :))

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 02:49 PM

Amazing! Congrats to you!

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 03:28 PM

Wow! You look amazing! I love seeing success stories like this! Congrats - you look very handsome.

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 06:39 PM

Amazing results, CONGRATS! Are you using the full dosage at night though? I noticed there are a good amount of people that only use the regimen at night at it works for them too. 



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Posted 25 January 2013 - 10:35 PM


Face wash: African Black Soap (Natural, coastalscents.com)

BP: Acne.org 2.5%

Moisturizer: Cetaphil Lotion, Lilly Of The Valley Aloe Vera Gel, or none if my face isn't too dry



My name is Brandon, I have been using this method only at night for almost three months. I wash off the BP in the morning and then re-moisturize.. I leave on the moisturizer that I applied in the morning until I repeat the above steps at night before I go to sleep. It has been working pretty nicely so far. I will start using Dans AHA sometime within the next month from now. The before pick was at the end of summer around mid August 2012. I started this regimen October 22nd 2012 and the after pick is today January 13 2013.. give it a try and keep at it dont give up! Let me know what you think so far of the results ive gotten smile.png

How long did it take for u to get clear?? U look great!



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Posted 26 January 2013 - 02:45 PM

OMG !!!!WOOOW! thats a huge improvement!!! and you dont have like any scarring!!! This is what I find is the issue with acne in darker skin. We tend get hyperpigmentation after the acne is gone but you are soo clear! and thats what my issue has been. Once the acne is gone all the brown spots are left behind. Im using retin-a 0.05 % but it doesnt do much in terms of controlling the acne like BP did but I stoped bp because I had my acne under control but had bad hyper pigmentation. But I was using 5 and 10% for nearly 4 years...maybe that was the issue.... Have you used anything for the marks ?!!!

soooo happy for you its amazing! smile.png)

Thanks sooo much I appreciate the response!!! :) I do hav a little PIH but I it seems to just go away on its own, Im sure its because of the natural black soap I use to clean my face. I started using AHA recently and I will make a post once I have been using that for a while.. And I just started using Indian Aztec Healing Clay aswell... But to me It goes away in time and you just cant keep picking at your skin. Wish you the best!!!! Let me know if you hav any more questions :)

 

Amazing! Congrats to you!

THANK YOU :)!!!

 

Wow! You look amazing! I love seeing success stories like this! Congrats - you look very handsome.

:) I honestly do appreciate the nice comments, thanks so much 

 

Amazing results, CONGRATS! Are you using the full dosage at night though? I noticed there are a good amount of people that only use the regimen at night at it works for them too. 

Thank you!!! Whats the full dosage? I use like 1 to 3 pumps depending on what I feel like I need that day. Usually like 2 or more though. And now I just started using AHA exactly 3 months from when I started. I love using the regimen only at night! I don't have to worry about discoloring any nice clothes and I dont have to do too much in the morning, just wash and moisturize. 

 


Face wash: African Black Soap (Natural, coastalscents.com)

BP: Acne.org 2.5%

Moisturizer: Cetaphil Lotion, Lilly Of The Valley Aloe Vera Gel, or none if my face isn't too dry



My name is Brandon, I have been using this method only at night for almost three months. I wash off the BP in the morning and then re-moisturize.. I leave on the moisturizer that I applied in the morning until I repeat the above steps at night before I go to sleep. It has been working pretty nicely so far. I will start using Dans AHA sometime within the next month from now. The before pick was at the end of summer around mid August 2012. I started this regimen October 22nd 2012 and the after pick is today January 13 2013.. give it a try and keep at it dont give up! Let me know what you think so far of the results ive gotten smile.png

How long did it take for u to get clear?? U look great!

Gracias!!! :) I started on October 22nd 2012 and I made this topic Jan 13th 2013 a little bit (like a week) before a full three months of doing the regimen. Im started AHA Jan 22nd sp exactly 3 months after I started, so I will make another post with those results later this year :)



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Posted 27 January 2013 - 04:40 AM

Wow, your skin looks great.. and in such a short time too!



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Posted 27 January 2013 - 09:33 AM

Do you think that the african black soap also helped???



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Posted 27 January 2013 - 10:18 PM

Wow, your skin looks great.. and in such a short time too!

Hey Hollieee I appreciate you taking time to post a comment I appreciate it so much!!! :)
 

Do you think that the african black soap also helped???

Yes I definitely do think the black soap helped. And its ALL NATURAL AFRICAN BLACK SOAP through Fair Trade straight out of africa lol.  It comes in a plastic wrap as a big block and you have to cut pieces off to use it.. That is the only thing I use to cleanse my face and from what I looked up on the internet it has many benefits. Its has antibacterial properties, it works great for many darker skin people with PIH. It contains vitamins A and E, antioxidants and polyphenols.. Works great for me. I also started incorporating AHA Jan 22nd, exactly 3 months from when I started this regimen. AHA is an anti-inflammatory, I'm really loving this stuff so much. I apply at night but sometimes I don't if i'm too tired. But since I work inside for like 8 hours I apply in the morning as well with no problems. Im also starting to use Aztec Indian Healing clay mask.I think having a pretty healthy lifestyle also plays a role. Being physically active, eating your veggies and other healthy foods, getting your fiber, a whole food multivitamin, sauna, fasting( I intermittent fast, I only eat food from 2pm-10pm or 3pm-11pm and then stop eating until that time the next day), etc.. One thing I will start doing too is applying sunscreen because I rarely do that and I heard you should.. Sorry for typing all this lol but yea to answer your question black soap is awesome if you get the real deal. I buy mine from Coastalscents.com, when you go there click on the top where it says BATH/BODY, then click on SOAP and its the first one that says "AFRICAN BLACK SOAP".. Enjoy! :)

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 11:15 PM

Full dosage i guess is about 2 pumps with the 16oz and finger length (about 4ml) if you're using the 8oz. But you answered with 2-3 pumps, so guess that answers that, lol. Amazing results though



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Posted 28 January 2013 - 02:16 PM

Full dosage i guess is about 2 pumps with the 16oz and finger length (about 4ml) if you're using the 8oz. But you answered with 2-3 pumps, so guess that answers that, lol. Amazing results though

Lol yea than I definitely use the full dosage.



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Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:46 PM

So do you think the black soap helped as well?!. Did you get it from just a regular  beauty supply store? I'm from the UK I have a feeling I've seen this soap sold in the shops for hair products for kinky/curly hair. I think Im gona try it. I'm guessing you might just have 'oily' skin because you dont seem to have Hyper pigmentation.  I have oily and sensitive skin which is a headache because any kinda 'trauma' to my skin causes a dark mark and takes ages to go without me even touching it.  thanks for the info :)



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Posted 29 January 2013 - 10:24 PM

That is amazing!! Congrats to you, mate. Lookin good!



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Posted 30 January 2013 - 01:01 AM

So do you think the black soap helped as well?!. Did you get it from just a regular  beauty supply store? I'm from the UK I have a feeling I've seen this soap sold in the shops for hair products for kinky/curly hair. I think Im gona try it. I'm guessing you might just have 'oily' skin because you dont seem to have Hyper pigmentation.  I have oily and sensitive skin which is a headache because any kinda 'trauma' to my skin causes a dark mark and takes ages to go without me even touching it.  thanks for the info smile.png

 

Yea I really do think black soap helped. It lathers so well and NOTHING else I have ever used before cleanses my skin as good or makes it feel as clean. I think it does something to the skin which makes it less prone to dark marks.. I did have some dark marks and still have a couple little ones, but not picking at my skin and using the soap really helped them go away in time. I don't know if anyone else has experienced this but it seems to me that at a certain point the dark marks just become flaky and peel off and then bam! there's no more dark marks.. I read that many African Americans use it with success and I do have that race mixed in me so I figured it would help and i have loved it since first use. I'm totally sure you can get it in the UK just make sure its AUTHENTIC AFRICAN BLACK SOAP. Make sure its from Fair Trade. Check out coastalscents.com that's where I get mine from, its just a giant block and you cut it into whatever size pieces you prefer. I think you should definitely try out the black soap for a couple of months or longer depending on the severity of the PIH. This along with not pick at your skin at all, and you should definitely see results. Just gotta give it some time you know.. Let me know if you have any other questions, and I hope you make out well ;)

That is amazing!! Congrats to you, mate. Lookin good!

 

Shannanigunz thanks for taking the time to leave a nice comment! And by the way I'm diggin your username, its kool haha!



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Posted 30 January 2013 - 10:53 PM

Can u buy the African Black soap at walmart or something?



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Posted 31 January 2013 - 09:32 AM

This is amazing, congrats to you!  Must be so much better for you now with clear skin

I think this is a good push for other people to try the regimen too with such amazing results like yours!



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Posted 31 January 2013 - 02:25 PM

Can u buy the African Black soap at walmart or something?

 

You may be able to get it there but I can assure you its not the real stuff. Black soap isn't actually black as most stores carry, and which Walmart will probably have. I don't know if you saw my responses to questions about black soap other users had but I get mine from coastalscents.com. For like $13 you get a pound of the soap. Coastal Scents black soap is imported from Ghana in Africa where it is hand pressed and processed by women in a small village there. It doesn't have any scents, preservatives OR chemicals in it. I would suggest you get it from there, you can then be sure of its authenticity.. All you do is cut a little chunk off, wet your hands and the soap , then lather it in your hands. It lathers so well this stuff will last you a long time, like i said you get a whole pound which is a lot. Heres a link I hope you enjoy:

 

http://www.coastalsc...oap/as-011.html

 

This is amazing, congrats to you!  Must be so much better for you now with clear skin

I think this is a good push for other people to try the regimen too with such amazing results like yours!

 

Thanks Kyle_!!! Yea hopefully it will help others get some motivation to start the regimen or even to keep going and not to give up!



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Posted 31 January 2013 - 02:40 PM

Hey Br93! How's the AHA working for ya?



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Posted 31 January 2013 - 10:19 PM

Hey Br93! How's the AHA working for ya?

 

Hey tim12! Hows it going? I have been using the AHA for about a week so far, so its not enough time to see any major differences. But I love the AHA a lot. I do feel my skin getting a little softer and it definitely helps keep inflammation down tho. I think I should see some great visible results maybe 4-6 months from now. I have it in my mind that it may take just that long or even longer to see some great improvement but hey if I see it early that would be great! I just rather be super patient than to expect something sooner than reasonable and be disappointed u know..






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