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I beg all of you to try Zinc + Chromium

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Yeah no kidding bump! anyone else try this, sounds Like a super easy regamin to follow, someone try this please, I'm already taking both but im going to up my chromium dosage to see how the works......

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While I will strongly agree that zinc supplements can help the skin heal faster (and therefore having a clearing effect on acne) I should warn that this isn't a cure. Getting high levels of the right skin healing nutrients definitely is important, but something is still triggering the acne itself.

In my experience if acne is coming out on your skin it's because it needs to come out. Something is happening in the body. Zinc helped me too for sure but over time, the acne still popped up again and again. You've got to aid healing while searching for the triggers themselves.


Current Skin-Care Regimen (A work in progress):

Morning:

Gentle wash with DKR cleanser

Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5% (Following Dan's Regimen)

DKR Lotion + A squirt of Argan or Grapeseed oil (The lotion alone wasn't hydrating enough)

Skin 79 Korean BB Cream (excellent stuff)

Evening:

Gentle Wash with DKR Cleanser

Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5% (Following Dan's Regimen)

DKR Lotion + A squirt of Argan or Grapeseed oil


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Tried Zinc... and my multivits had 120mg of Chromium... Was taking them at the same time, but I don't think I had any results?

Though I have to admit, I only tried it for awhile. Has anyone tried this for longer period? Say One month? Thanks

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I was taking 100mg Zinc. And I just realized my chromium had not whatever factor you guys mentioned..

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I can personally vouch that zinc and chromium are pretty amazing supplements (mostly the chromium for me) - and also my chromium has lipoic acid when helps.

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Hello. Did anyone try combining Zinc supplement with Panthotenic Acid (b5)? I'm currently taking about 3000 g / day Evening Primrose Oil, which seems to help with any hormone disequilibrium but acne. So I'm starting to think that what actually causes my acne is the tremendous sugar intake that I stuff myself with everyday. Thinking Chromium too (I get nervous insecure and can't properly think without ingesting sugar, not even sure if it's a physical addiction or just placebo at this point but I've been doing it for years so..)

Not sure what to do and which would be the right proportion.

Reviews convinced me that Zinc has high chances to work so I'll give this a ry first and maybe add up the others. Any advice coming from you guys would be invaluable.

currently dealing with moderate/severe acne, I constantly seem to have some cysts and nodules showing up everytime I stray from my vegan/ non-processed/ etc diet. I still drink tons of hot chocolate and some coffee. But that's another story.

Would really love to know about the zinc - b5 combo. and cromium too.

10x10x10x

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great post. i have been taking zinc for a while and will start taking brewers yeast everyday because of its high amount of chromium. thanks man

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great post. i have been taking zinc for a while and will start taking brewers yeast everyday because of its high amount of chromium. thanks man

Brewers yeast works. I got some supplements from Russia that were ok but I recommend the grey bottle from gnc they work man I no longer get inflamed cystic acne, it heals your skin quicker. The one in gnc says to take 12-16 per day I only take 9 and have seen good results.

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great post. i have been taking zinc for a while and will start taking brewers yeast everyday because of its high amount of chromium. thanks man

Brewers yeast works. I got some supplements from Russia that were ok but I recommend the grey bottle from gnc they work man I no longer get inflamed cystic acne, it heals your skin quicker. The one in gnc says to take 12-16 per day I only take 9 and have seen good results.

oh wow awesome! thanks for the feedback. do you have no more acne it all? and how long did it take to see results?

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great post. i have been taking zinc for a while

and will start taking brewers yeast everyday because of its high amount of chromium. thanks

man

Brewers yeast works. I got some supplements

from Russia that were ok but I recommend the

grey bottle from gnc they work man I no longer

get inflamed cystic acne, it heals your skin

quicker. The one in gnc says to take 12-16 per

day I only take 9 and have seen good results.

oh wow awesome! thanks for the feedback. do

you have no more acne it all? and how long did

it take to see results?

I had pretty bad severe acne I took chromium, zinc and magnesium and reduced it significantly. When I started taking brewers yeast I noticed it has double the effect of regular chromium supplements and zinc. I still break out but nothing compared to how it was, I saw results within one week.

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Does this really work?

depends on the person. for me i saw a 50% reduction in acne when i started chelated zinc 30 mg. it was amazing. it still works 4 months later too.

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+1 no matter who you are, this will help any acne sufferer, watchout for the high zinc doses though!

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I would like to ask Confessions if he took Zinc alone in the past, and did't work alone, without Chromium. And If he know the reason why it,s better to add Chromium.

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I am using chromium picolinate and zinc chelate (zinc glycinate) and it seems to be working :D


AM/PM Skin Care Routine

Facial Wash - Raw and Organic Honey or Andalou Naturals Clarifying Facial Wash

Toner - Witch Hazel extract or Andalou Naturals Clarifying Toner

Moisturizer - Sunflower Oil

Twice a week Aztec Bentonite Clay Mask

Supplements:

Zinc Gluconate or Chelated Zinc (Solgar) - 22/25 mg twice a day

Chromium Polynicotinate GTF - 200mcg - twice a day - helps with weight loss and insulin sensitivity


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Ive been taking zinc,chromium,magnesium for over a year now reduced my severe acne to moderate, hopefully there is no long term effects.

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i take 30 mg zinc a day. it decreased my acne by 50%. i am 100% clear by eliminating carbs from my diet. anyway. when i took 45mg i was also completely clear instead of only just 50% problem it caused me depression and lack of appetite. i got my friend to try zinc 50mg and now he is 60% clear. before he had so much acne and was considering taking accutane. the bottom line is you should try zinc chelated. that is what worked for me. but if you want to get rid of all your acne, i recomend cutting carbs out of your diet.

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i take 30 mg zinc a day. it decreased my acne by 50%. i am 100% clear by eliminating carbs from my diet. anyway. when i took 45mg i was also completely clear instead of only just 50% problem it caused me depression and lack of appetite. i got my friend to try zinc 50mg and now he is 60% clear. before he had so much acne and was considering taking accutane. the bottom line is you should try zinc chelated. that is what worked for me. but if you want to get rid of all your acne, i recomend cutting carbs out of your diet.

How bad is your friends acne?

i take 30 mg zinc a day. it decreased my acne by 50%. i am 100% clear by eliminating carbs from my diet. anyway. when i took 45mg i was also completely clear instead of only just 50% problem it caused me depression and lack of appetite. i got my friend to try zinc 50mg and now he is 60% clear. before he had so much acne and was considering taking accutane. the bottom line is you should try zinc chelated. that is what worked for me. but if you want to get rid of all your acne, i recomend cutting carbs out of your diet.

How bad is/was your friends acne?

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i take 30 mg zinc a day. it decreased my acne by 50%. i am 100% clear by eliminating carbs from my diet. anyway. when i took 45mg i was also completely clear instead of only just 50% problem it caused me depression and lack of appetite. i got my friend to try zinc 50mg and now he is 60% clear. before he had so much acne and was considering taking accutane. the bottom line is you should try zinc chelated. that is what worked for me. but if you want to get rid of all your acne, i recomend cutting carbs out of your diet.

How bad is your friends acne?

>i take 30 mg zinc a day. it decreased my acne by 50%. i am 100% clear by eliminating carbs from my diet. anyway. when i took 45mg i was also completely clear instead of only just 50% problem it caused me depression and lack of appetite. i got my friend to try zinc 50mg and now he is 60% clear. before he had so much acne and was considering taking accutane. the bottom line is you should try zinc chelated. that is what worked for me. but if you want to get rid of all your acne, i recomend cutting carbs out of your diet.

How bad is/was your friends acne?

extremely bad. he had about 40 acne pimples day. sometimes it was so bad it looked like his acne had acne. now his forehead is clear and he has like 15 acne pimples.

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