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What Really Worked For My Oily Skin

18 February 2013 - 06:54 PM

So this is what worked for me in a few months for controlling my oily skin, I'll keep it simple:


30 mg L-Optizinc, 500 mg of vitamin B5 and 25000 IU of vitamin A.


It took about 3 months to work full force, don't expect an overnight change or even changes in weeks. Also, try to do regular blood-checks for the vitamin A. I know it's dangerous, but I think it's worth it when you have an horribly oily skin like me. Everyday life is way better now that I have an oil production like other normal people. No more shiny greasy looking face, no more blotting like a weirdo in front of everybody.


Good luck to everyone.


Update: after 9 months on that regimen, I decided to drop one pill of each once a day. Also, if it doesn't work full-force for you, you can still add Milk of Magnesia to your regimen. I tried it and it can really make your skin look mate for an entire day.

Summary Of The Solutions Proven To Work For Oily Skin

11 December 2012 - 01:47 PM

I've browsed all the hot topics of this forum and not much seems to really work to treat oily skin. So far I've only seen those solutions work :

- (low dose) Accutane
- High Doses of Vitamin A (Animal Form) [under the supervision of a qualified doctor]
- Vitamin B5 Megadoses (10 g a day)
- 500 mg Vitamin B5 combined with 500 mg carnitine

- Topical green tea
- Milk of magnesia (cosmetic effect)
- 1450 nm Diode Laser
- Hormonal treatments (only for females)
- Spironolactone (safe for females only)
- Peppermint oil (safe for females only)
- (Probiotics?)
- (More Fiber in Diet?)

Could someone add what I didn't mention, that really, and I insist really work for oily skin?