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Zinc For Acne?

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Dear all,

I am currently suffering from mild acne, very often I have these little bumps on my face. They will usually settle there for a week or so. My derm told me my form of acne is comedonal. I also have very oily face and it gets red sometimes ( usually around my cheek areas ). I found out that taking zinc helps and has high review on here (4.1/5.0) but I want to know what type of zinc should i get? Is zinc picolinate good?

The one I will be getting is a 25mg dosage. However, I am worried that I will get a 'purging' acne outbreak during the initial consumption. Has anyone tried this form of zinc and achieve results from it? I'd love to receive some tips and reviews personally. Thank you.

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Dear all,

I am currently suffering from mild acne, very often I have these little bumps on my face. They will usually settle there for a week or so. My derm told me my form of acne is comedonal. I also have very oily face and it gets red sometimes ( usually around my cheek areas ). I found out that taking zinc helps and has high review on here (4.1/5.0) but I want to know what type of zinc should i get? Is zinc picolinate good?

The one I will be getting is a 25mg dosage. However, I am worried that I will get a 'purging' acne outbreak during the initial consumption. Has anyone tried this form of zinc and achieve results from it? I'd love to receive some tips and reviews personally. Thank you.

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Dear all,

I am currently suffering from mild acne, very often I have these little bumps on my face. They will usually settle there for a week or so. My derm told me my form of acne is comedonal. I also have very oily face and it gets red sometimes ( usually around my cheek areas ). I found out that taking zinc helps and has high review on here (4.1/5.0) but I want to know what type of zinc should i get? Is zinc picolinate good?

The one I will be getting is a 25mg dosage. However, I am worried that I will get a 'purging' acne outbreak during the initial consumption. Has anyone tried this form of zinc and achieve results from it? I'd love to receive some tips and reviews personally. Thank you.

This is the kind of acne I have and boy is it a pest.

When it comes to a zinc supplement, I believe just your standard version will help. I used to take zinc, and for a while it worked wonderfully! Personally I did not experience any kind of purging. I think it is more a healing agent then anything. Just make sure you take it will food or you will legitimately feel like you are going to yack.

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Dear all,

I am currently suffering from mild acne, very often I have these little bumps on my face. They will usually settle there for a week or so. My derm told me my form of acne is comedonal. I also have very oily face and it gets red sometimes ( usually around my cheek areas ). I found out that taking zinc helps and has high review on here (4.1/5.0) but I want to know what type of zinc should i get? Is zinc picolinate good?

The one I will be getting is a 25mg dosage. However, I am worried that I will get a 'purging' acne outbreak during the initial consumption. Has anyone tried this form of zinc and achieve results from it? I'd love to receive some tips and reviews personally. Thank you.

This is the kind of acne I have and boy is it a pest.

When it comes to a zinc supplement, I believe just your standard version will help. I used to take zinc, and for a while it worked wonderfully! Personally I did not experience any kind of purging. I think it is more a healing agent then anything. Just make sure you take it will food or you will legitimately feel like you are going to yack.

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Mhm, I'm still procrastinating! : I

Currently I am using epsom salt for acne and the redness, it helped a lot but when there are plenty of alternatives there's always a chance to try right? I have read about Apple Vinegar Cider, applying it as a toner and taking it orally. Have you or anyone tried this method before? I have bodyache as well, the ones at my back are those hard and painful ones. I'm not too sure if it'll help but yeah.. what do you think?

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Mhm, I'm still procrastinating! : I

Currently I am using epsom salt for acne and the redness, it helped a lot but when there are plenty of alternatives there's always a chance to try right? I have read about Apple Vinegar Cider, applying it as a toner and taking it orally. Have you or anyone tried this method before? I have bodyache as well, the ones at my back are those hard and painful ones. I'm not too sure if it'll help but yeah.. what do you think?

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Chelated Zinc I believe is better absorbed (chelated means it has amino acids added which help with absorption).

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Hey! It migh't work for you :) I've been taking zinc (pills) and topical zinc and cleanser with zinc for about 5 months , they might help "heal faster" a little bit but they absolutely wont "cure" anything, aswell once i stopped using zinc cleanser / topical treatment my acne has actually got much better for some reason , i guess it depends on what kind of acne you have but i find if its like you say comedonal - it won't really help that much .... But try it out and let me know !

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