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In Topic: Need Some Encouragement. Getting Impatient Waiting For Birth Control Dianette...

16 November 2014 - 11:19 AM

Was doing some reading earlier  - Cilest is a UK name for Ortho Tri-Cyclen, so if you do decide to get off Dianette, definitely try that one!

In Topic: Need Some Encouragement. Getting Impatient Waiting For Birth Control Dianette...

11 November 2014 - 01:25 PM

I was on Dianette for 18 months (coincidentally I just wrote a review for it!) and I didn't have amazing results. It did calm it down a little, I think after about 3 months.


If you're not having much luck, I'd highly recommend Cilest. This completely cleared any remaining acne I had up (as I took a break from Epiduo which also helped greatly) after only a few weeks - it's the first contraceptive pill I've tried that works over a span of 8 years. Unfortunately after 3 months I have to come off Cilest as I had really bad water retention and couldn't deal with it :( But many people haven't had the water retention so you might not :)


I'm now switching to Yasmin, fingers crossed it works the same!

In Topic: Can Anyone Tell Me What I Can Do?

28 June 2014 - 09:39 AM

What have you tried so far? What is your current skincare routine?

In Topic: Tea And Digestion

28 June 2014 - 09:14 AM

I've been drinking peppermint tea after dinner too! I've definitely noticed an improvement on my digestion - mine can be quite sluggish at times. I too believe in the link between a healthy digestive system and skin - when I had bad constipation (for about a year, was only going once a week if I was lucky, no medication or dietary changes seemed to help) my skin was definitely at its worst.


I like lemon & ginger tea in the mornings too :)

In Topic: Green Tea/sea Salt Toner. Effective And Easy To Make

03 September 2012 - 01:46 PM

Well, personally when I woke up I didn't notice a difference, but I think I used too much water. However, a colleague did comment on my "glowing" complexion without me mentioning using anything new! That has NEVER happened before! Maybe I just didn't notice an immediate difference because I'm looking for the flaws. Will carry on and make a less diluted batch :)