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Member Since 25 Nov 2011
Offline Last Active Jul 27 2014 03:16 AM

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In Topic: Very Bad Cyst Below My Eye, Keeps Swelling?

16 July 2014 - 08:34 PM

I think you should go see your dermatologist.

In Topic: Question About Neutrogena Cleanser

13 July 2014 - 11:28 AM

Personally I think it's OK not to use a face moisturizer. It's one less variable in my mind. I've tried using them a number of times but have always had bad results (i.e. skin issues). I have found that if I use gentle, non-drying, non-irritating products that I don't need a moisturizer. My skin is extremely sensitive and tends to be a bit oily, which also influences my decision. My opinion, if you don't need a moisturizer than don't use.

Regarding those cleansers, I wouldn't use either. My skin is too sensitive to handle the sulfate / alcohols and I seem to recollect castor oil can be a pore clogger. Good luck.

In Topic: Can't Use Bp Or Salicylic Acid. What Else Is There?

13 July 2014 - 02:43 AM

I also have extremely sensitive skin. BP and SA are too irritatating for me and causee to have breakouts. One thing that has helped me alot is eliminating all products with: sulfates, parabens, tallowates, soaps, oils, dyes, fragrances. I have found that sulfur based and ketoconazole based products do not irritate me. Those are only "acne" products that I use. I also use a gentle non-irritating face wash, Dickinson foaming face wash. I've had issues anytime I've tried using moisturizers on my face, so I don't use. My skin tends toward the oily side.

In Topic: Pillows !

06 July 2014 - 08:30 AM

I converted to being a back sleeper to avoid contact of my face with the pillow. I still change the pillow case about every three days.

In Topic: How Do You Treat/calm Down Red, Inflamed And Irritated Acne?

06 July 2014 - 02:17 AM

Why don't you just go back to the routine you used in 2012 where your skin was 100% perfection, and simply work harder on the emotional issues from bc? Why did you leave that routine and go all-natural?

Personally, it seems like you use too many products on your face, and you are setting up to run a trial and error science experiment on it with six new products. Hopefully you can get that sorted out and not have months worth of goofed up skin.