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Hi after getting fustrated with the BP and AHA back regimen i decided to give this a go.

Heres what I found.

I tried Aplle Cider Vinegar at night times only full strength after showering and leave on till shower in the morning. The results where ok I guess still got the couple of spots but nothing amazing happened like mentioned in other posts.

So then..... I went back and read the original post and tried tea tree oil(with ACV) as suggested by thread starter. This broke me out a little....

Then a week ago i thought i would give the japanese rice vinegar a try instead of ACV and the results have been excellent. No new spots since starting and old spots gone and red marks fading. The results were so good that i went mad at the weekend stayed out all friday and saturday on the booze and didnt apply any vinegar and sunday morning still no spots. For the first time in 9 YEARS i took a shower after football with all the lads and no one was aware that i suffer from back acne. I shower in johnsons top-toe every morning and night (i thimk this also helps as for years i have used harsh soaps and acne gels), and at night follow with rice vinegar and leave on till morning. Its so easy to apply and takes seconds to dry. I actually think for once i am going to have clear skin FINALLY. Thanks to original poster and everyone else who posted in this thread. I urge everyone with bacne to try Rice vinegar GOOD LUCK

Ok, so I bought Apple Cider Vinegar and Tea Tree Oil earlier on this evening. Just had a shower and applied a mixture of the two on my back. Really hope this works!!! :think:

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so i've tried all the counter products and even tried going to a dermatologist and doctor but nothing has worked.

For the past month, i had been using apple cyder and a few drops of tea tree oil to clear my back and chest acne but i started getting red bumps. I'm not sure if it's b/c i didn't dilute the vinegar or what not but a month later, I still have acne on my back and chest with really obvious scars that hasn't cleared up. However, i'm not saying that the vinegar didn't work..

Now i'm gonna try white vinegar and dilute it to see if it works better this time

Other than lemon, does anyone know any other ways to get rid of scars? I have really noticeable scars on my back and chest and i think thats whats bothering me the most.

Also, does anyone find it hard to stop touching your acne? I have a habit of touching/scratching/popping the acne on my back and i'm trying to stop it but it's hard...

Please help.

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Hi after getting fustrated with the BP and AHA back regimen i decided to give this a go.

Heres what I found.

I tried Aplle Cider Vinegar at night times only full strength after showering and leave on till shower in the morning. The results where ok I guess still got the couple of spots but nothing amazing happened like mentioned in other posts.

So then..... I went back and read the original post and tried tea tree oil(with ACV) as suggested by thread starter. This broke me out a little....

Then a week ago i thought i would give the japanese rice vinegar a try instead of ACV and the results have been excellent. No new spots since starting and old spots gone and red marks fading. The results were so good that i went mad at the weekend stayed out all friday and saturday on the booze and didnt apply any vinegar and sunday morning still no spots. For the first time in 9 YEARS i took a shower after football with all the lads and no one was aware that i suffer from back acne. I shower in johnsons top-toe every morning and night (i thimk this also helps as for years i have used harsh soaps and acne gels), and at night follow with rice vinegar and leave on till morning. Its so easy to apply and takes seconds to dry. I actually think for once i am going to have clear skin FINALLY. Thanks to original poster and everyone else who posted in this thread. I urge everyone with bacne to try Rice vinegar GOOD LUCK

Ok, so I bought Apple Cider Vinegar and Tea Tree Oil earlier on this evening. Just had a shower and applied a mixture of the two on my back. Really hope this works!!! :think:

As above, I bought the Cider Vinegar and Tea Tree Oil and started using it immediately and it's been almost 2 weeks and I can already see a difference! Usually, I would have had AT LEAST one new breakout if not more. But now I've had no new breakouts and the previous breakouts are healing!! Hope it keeps improving. :pray:

so i've tried all the counter products and even tried going to a dermatologist and doctor but nothing has worked.

For the past month, i had been using apple cyder and a few drops of tea tree oil to clear my back and chest acne but i started getting red bumps. I'm not sure if it's b/c i didn't dilute the vinegar or what not but a month later, I still have acne on my back and chest with really obvious scars that hasn't cleared up. However, i'm not saying that the vinegar didn't work..

Now i'm gonna try white vinegar and dilute it to see if it works better this time

Other than lemon, does anyone know any other ways to get rid of scars? I have really noticeable scars on my back and chest and i think thats whats bothering me the most.

Also, does anyone find it hard to stop touching your acne? I have a habit of touching/scratching/popping the acne on my back and i'm trying to stop it but it's hard...

Please help.

I've seen that Rice Vinegar works better for some people. You can also give that a try!

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so i've tried all the counter products and even tried going to a dermatologist and doctor but nothing has worked.

For the past month, i had been using apple cyder and a few drops of tea tree oil to clear my back and chest acne but i started getting red bumps. I'm not sure if it's b/c i didn't dilute the vinegar or what not but a month later, I still have acne on my back and chest with really obvious scars that hasn't cleared up. However, i'm not saying that the vinegar didn't work..

Now i'm gonna try white vinegar and dilute it to see if it works better this time

Other than lemon, does anyone know any other ways to get rid of scars? I have really noticeable scars on my back and chest and i think thats whats bothering me the most.

Also, does anyone find it hard to stop touching your acne? I have a habit of touching/scratching/popping the acne on my back and i'm trying to stop it but it's hard...

Please help.

Am actually having same problem...I used apple cyder vinegar for few days time, & seems like its getting worse (many red bumps burst out). I applied it with cotton on my back after evening shower & leave it till the other evening shower. I don't know why it didn work for me..May be I leave it for too long??

I just bought japanese rice vinegar to try, hope this work for me....If not, then I think vinegar might not suitable for me....Any kind advice before I use it? Am so upset & hesitate now :(

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so i've tried all the counter products and even tried going to a dermatologist and doctor but nothing has worked.

For the past month, i had been using apple cyder and a few drops of tea tree oil to clear my back and chest acne but i started getting red bumps. I'm not sure if it's b/c i didn't dilute the vinegar or what not but a month later, I still have acne on my back and chest with really obvious scars that hasn't cleared up. However, i'm not saying that the vinegar didn't work..

Now i'm gonna try white vinegar and dilute it to see if it works better this time

Other than lemon, does anyone know any other ways to get rid of scars? I have really noticeable scars on my back and chest and i think thats whats bothering me the most.

Also, does anyone find it hard to stop touching your acne? I have a habit of touching/scratching/popping the acne on my back and i'm trying to stop it but it's hard...

Please help.

Am actually having same problem...I used apple cyder vinegar for few days time, & seems like its getting worse (many red bumps burst out). I applied it with cotton on my back after evening shower & leave it till the other evening shower. I don't know why it didn work for me..May be I leave it for too long??

I just bought japanese rice vinegar to try, hope this work for me....If not, then I think vinegar might not suitable for me....Any kind advice before I use it? Am so upset & hesitate now :(

I am also having the same problem. Try going back to the original post and follow her way of applying it.......full strength before a shower and washing it off, and use it at night???

I have been using ACV with Tea Tree Oil for a couple weeks now. I apply it at night before i go to bed and wash it off in the morning. My skins looks less irritated from when i was using BP and antibiotics and has shown some improvement, but I am still seeing red bumps nothing like cysts or anything, just little red bumps. This treatment works well on any big zits, drying them up and minimizing there appearance but I need to get rid of the small red bumps, I need to improve my skins health make it look healthier. I am thinking that the effectiveness is wearing off because of the ACV and my skin is sensitive and maybe the ACV is irritating it or not agreeing with it because it is more acidic or something??

I am going to try and swtich to the Rice Wine Vinegar and see what happens. Will post again in a week or so.

Does everyone wash before applying the vinegar or apply then wash?

What is everyone using as a body wash?

I am currently using Head and Shoulders as read in another link as a remedy but I don't think it works very well. I think i need something a little more sensitive........

Thanks!

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so i've tried all the counter products and even tried going to a dermatologist and doctor but nothing has worked.

For the past month, i had been using apple cyder and a few drops of tea tree oil to clear my back and chest acne but i started getting red bumps. I'm not sure if it's b/c i didn't dilute the vinegar or what not but a month later, I still have acne on my back and chest with really obvious scars that hasn't cleared up. However, i'm not saying that the vinegar didn't work..

Now i'm gonna try white vinegar and dilute it to see if it works better this time

Other than lemon, does anyone know any other ways to get rid of scars? I have really noticeable scars on my back and chest and i think thats whats bothering me the most.

Also, does anyone find it hard to stop touching your acne? I have a habit of touching/scratching/popping the acne on my back and i'm trying to stop it but it's hard...

Please help.

Am actually having same problem...I used apple cyder vinegar for few days time, & seems like its getting worse (many red bumps burst out). I applied it with cotton on my back after evening shower & leave it till the other evening shower. I don't know why it didn work for me..May be I leave it for too long??

I just bought japanese rice vinegar to try, hope this work for me....If not, then I think vinegar might not suitable for me....Any kind advice before I use it? Am so upset & hesitate now :(

I am also having the same problem. Try going back to the original post and follow her way of applying it.......full strength before a shower and washing it off, and use it at night???

I have been using ACV with Tea Tree Oil for a couple weeks now. I apply it at night before i go to bed and wash it off in the morning. My skins looks less irritated from when i was using BP and antibiotics and has shown some improvement, but I am still seeing red bumps nothing like cysts or anything, just little red bumps. This treatment works well on any big zits, drying them up and minimizing there appearance but I need to get rid of the small red bumps, I need to improve my skins health make it look healthier. I am thinking that the effectiveness is wearing off because of the ACV and my skin is sensitive and maybe the ACV is irritating it or not agreeing with it because it is more acidic or something??

I am going to try and swtich to the Rice Wine Vinegar and see what happens. Will post again in a week or so.

Does everyone wash before applying the vinegar or apply then wash?

What is everyone using as a body wash?

I am currently using Head and Shoulders as read in another link as a remedy but I don't think it works very well. I think i need something a little more sensitive........

Thanks!

I have been using Japanese rice vinegar since my last posting few days ago. Emm, so far it make me feels that it works. Acne of the back starting to get dry now...I will share the status later. Hope it works this time.

This is how I apply the vinegar...After bath, I put some vinegar on my palm & apply on my back gently. I decided not to use cotton this time as it cause irritating & might worsen my acne.

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do you apply it morning and night? or just night?

Morning & night..basically all the time. I apply after evening bath & wash next morning & apply again. Sometimes too rush to go out morning it will just leave it from overnight without washing away :)

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hey guys, just wanted to know how much vinegar u guys used when u put it on?

Hey, i have been using this method for a couple weeks. Not happy right now, have had a bad breakout. i was doing once a night, before i went to bed and it's not working, so, i decided to go back to putting it on after a shower. seems to be working better. will keep you updated.....

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alright so i've been using this regimen for about a week or so. I'm using 5% ACV diluted with water. then added a little TTO. So far the results have been positive. I probably have the worst bacne on this forum and my skin feels smoother and scars are getting lighter...THANK GOD. I'm going to use it for a month and post results. i have one question regarding the mixture of these three ingredients. What i've done is in a bottle put about 100mL of vinegar and 100mL of water. Now when i put in say about 5-9mL of TTO it just sits on top of the bottle (OIL and water dont mix...duh). I've made the bottle for ease of use since i will be using it daily. any suggestions.

I use it at night and apply it with cotton balls if anybody is wondering. next morning shower and wash back with ACNEFREE foaming wash.

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Started to try this tonight. I have a few deep red and purple scars in a small area of back from cysts I had over the past year, as well as a few live whiteheads.

Using apple cider vinegar, 60-40 water-acv mixture. We'll see what happens!

BTW, I like the smell of vinegar. Reminds me of dying Easter Eggs as a little kid.

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Day 2 of using it, I'm not sure anything is happening. I get the impression that my red spots are fading, but since I'm really really hoping this method works, maybe my eyes are just playing tricks on me. We'll see

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Vinegar is not working and i have stopped using it and gone back to straight BP, and it has worked the best for me, skin is getting better and seeing the best results yet. I used the vinegar before my shower in the morning like the post said but my skin was not taking to it, starting getting more and more breakouts, till finally I decided to go see a dermatologist.

I am looking into Levulan treatment! No more vinegar for this guy.

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Hi everyone! I read a lot of possitives/unconfirmeds and also a few negatives in this long chain of posts. I have been sitting around for too long putting up with this condition. After finding this tip, I thought to myself, whats to lose? I am going to see what it does for me with the Rice Wine Vinegar. Hope I see some success like others have - would love to swim with my kids without being embarrassed.

:pray:

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Battling this disgusting acne since my teens (now 31)...I may have found something now in Sensi-Clear. Been using it for about 5 months now and see a definite clearing that no other product could do.

At night:

Face:

Sensi Clear wash

Sensi Clear Toner

Sensi Clear cream

also use spot treatment when needed

Back/Chest/Shoulders:

Cuticura medicated anti-bacterial soap...skin is softer/smoother...will see how it does with breakouts

Witchhazel (seems to help inflammation)

Morning:

Face:

Sensi Clear Toner

Sensi Clear cream

Back/Chest/Shoulders:

Witchhazel


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So off to the supermarket I went and the only vinegar I could find was Japanese rice wine vinegar so I bought it home and tried it.

Are you talking about mirin? Because if you are, i am in luck, i have that and not regular vinegar. :P

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I bought cornwells apple cider vinegar made from 100% apple cider and applied it. Is it wierd that i didnt feel any stinging sensation cause i remember that from another post that they felt stinging sensations. Also i read that from the original poster that japanese rice vinegar is the best. I live in Australia does anyone know where abouts to get it from.

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Just tried it for my first time. I'll continue daily and update weekly. My mixture consists of 3 teaspoons of vinegar and 9 teaspoons of water.

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WOW!! vinegar actually does work very well!

ive used it for 2 weeks now and the scars on my bak

r starting to fade quite quickly.

although i heard sumone say it wasnt good to put vinegar on the skin??

any1 noe if this is true??

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I'd say it wasn't true.

I'm on my second day. Don't want to get my hopes up, but I'm seeing improvement. I'm not sure if this is because of the ACV (5% diluted kind, applied nightly) or the epsom salt water spray (applied every morning) or a combination of the two and proper exfoliation with scrubby gloves and a mild salicylic in the shower (morning and night).


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