I am new to the forums here, just to give you background on myself, I'm a 16 year old male, with mild acne and normal skin.
I am very fit, and eat healthy. No junk food, lots of fruit and veggies, organic meats and cheeses, etc.
About 4-5 months ago, I had perfect skin, it was all great, almost no major pimples/blackheads/discoloring or whatnot, but I would get a pimple every now and then, and thought, heck, is there stuff that can prevent it?
I started with a salacylic 1% wash that wrecked my face. Not fully sure why I started it, read somewhere it was good for you skin, even if you dont have major skin problems. Anyway, even though I correctly moisturized, it still was horrible.
New inflammation along my cheeks and forehead all over. I was pissed.
Dropping the salicylic, I tried natural remedies, mainly honey, lemon and sugar. Slight improvement, but to no avail.
Looking at all my siblings, they all have perfect skin. Got me to thinking, what is the difference between me and them?
I'm really the only one who puts stuff on their face and washes it frequently. Must be the problem, since it's not genetic.
So, I hop on to Google and find the caveman regimen. It makes sense to me, my skin was fine before I started washing and putting crap on it.
This will be my "log" so to say of my caveman regimen.
Day 1) Skin is discolored as normal, forehead t-zone has a bunch of inflammed red bumps, probably from last lemon/sugar scrub I did. Feeling really weird not washing my face or putting anything on it.
Day 2) Have to take a shower, kind of weird avoiding water on my face, but I do a good job keeping my face dry.