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Oatmeal For Acne ?!

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#1 isaacNeedsHelp

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Posted 10 October 2013 - 08:25 PM

Has any one use oat meal for acne?

i just started Tuesday, and i will like to you personal experience.


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Posted 10 October 2013 - 08:50 PM

I've tried oatmeal masks. I found them to not improve my acne, and they're also quite messy. The best mask I've found is honey/yogurt, but even then it doesn't really improve acne per se, more skin texture.



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Posted 11 October 2013 - 09:41 PM

Oatmeal never helped me, either. I never used it as a mask but rather as a face wash. It made my skin feel very smooth and temporarily calmed the redness, but overall didn't help the acne.


My Story:
I've had mild/moderate adult on-set acne which began towards the end of 2009 (22 years old). Regarding my beliefs and the previous skincare/lifestyle changes I've tried, I've been conflicted, misinformed, resistant, allergic, and/or had my hopes up too high only to be let down. Many of my previous posts on here may reflect that. Considering I've never found an explanation as to why I developed acne in my twenties, whereas I've had flawless skin my entire life up until then, I claim to know nothing. I can only offer my humble advice based on my own personal experiences.

Finished my Accutane course on 3/29/2015
40mg/day every month for 6 months

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Cleanser:  CeraVe Hydrating Cleanser (AM & PM - cleanse with the Clarisonic Cashmere Cleanse brush head every other night)
Moisturizers:  Aveeno Protect + Hydrate Lotion Sunscreen for Face, SPF 50 (AM) // Avocado Oil (PM)
Eye Cream:  Honey Girl Organics Extra Sensitive Face and Eye Creme (AM & PM)


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