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#1 paigems

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 06:55 PM

Have any of you guys tried altering your diet to treat your oily skin (such as low glycemic load)? There are quite a few people on the diet and holistic health board who have reported success with eliminating their oily skin just by changing what they eat. I haven't tried yet, but will be in the near future.



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Posted 13 April 2013 - 12:14 AM

I ate low glycemic load for years without any decrease in oil. But you should still try it since it's good for you anyway.


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Posted 13 April 2013 - 01:00 AM

I tried this a bit too. It did not decrease any acne or oil, but I did lose a bit of weight. So, it was still good, but did nothing for my acne.


Morning Routine:
- CLEANSER: Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser/Acne.org Cleanser
- BENZOYL PEROXIDE : 1 pump of The Acne.org 2.5%
- MOISTURIZER: CeraVe Moisturizing Lotion + Neutrogena Moisture with SPF 15 + 5-6 drops of Acne.org Jojoba Oil
 
Evening Routine:
- CLEANSER: Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser/Acne.org Cleanser
- BENZOYL PEROXIDE : 1 pump of The Acne.org 2.5%
- MOISTURIZER: Cetaphil Moilturizing Cream + Acne.org AHA + 5-6 drops of Acne.org Jojoba Oil
 
Extras:
- Concealer: MAC Studio Finish Concealer in C25 (for redness)
- Pressed Powder: MAC Select Sheer in NC20 (for mattefying)
- Foundation: Revlon Colorstay for Oily/Combination Skin in Buff (for even skin tone)
- Scrub: St. Ives Apricot Scrub Blemish and Blackhead Control (twice a week in the AM)
- Medication: Diane 35
                     Meftormin 500mg (for PCOS)
- Supplements: Vitamin D3 (1000UI/day) --- Started 5/16/2013
                         Zinc (50mg/day) --- Started 5/16/2013
 
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Posted 13 April 2013 - 01:45 AM

I'm on an elimination diet right now that is very close to the Paleo diet. I only just started this week but I will post in a month or so if I see any positive results.






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