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EatsRainbows

Member Since 23 Jan 2013
Offline Last Active Jul 20 2014 03:38 AM

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Milk Of Magnesia- The "cure"

03 April 2014 - 12:50 PM

Hi all!

 

I have been wondering for a while about the benefits of using Milk of Magnesia (MOM) on my oily skin. So many people have had amazing results with it that I was considering trying it. However, that was until I found this-

 

Some pH examples: 

pH 1 battery acid - (acid extreme) 
pH 1.5 -2 = Gastric (stomach) acid 
pH 2.5 = Cola soft drinks 
pH 2 = lemon juice 
pH 3 = vinegar 
ph = 3.5 Orange Juice 
pH 4.6-5.5 = healthy skin 
pH 5.5 = rain, (pure water, when exposed to the atmosphere, will take in carbon dioxide, changing its pH) 
pH 6.5 = milk 
pH 6.5 – 7.4 = Healthy Saliva 
pH 7 = pure distilled water - (this is Neutral pH, neither acid or base)[/color] 
pH 7.35 – 7.45 = human blood 
pH 8.5 = baking soda 
pH 9 = Sea Water 
pH 9.0-10.0 = Hand Soap, detergents 
pH 10.5 = Milk of Magnesia 
pH 11.5 = household ammonia 
pH 12.5 = household bleach 
pH 13 = lye (sodium hydroxide, or Draino)(Alkaline or Base extreme) 

 

Can anyone tell me the possible damage that using MOM on my skin could do? I understand that something with this high of a pH cannot be good for my skin, but if it will "cure" my oily skin should I risk it? 

I find it strange that so many people have had great results with it, in spite of its dangerously high pH. Can anybody help me out here please? 

 

Thank you very much smile.png


Female Facial Hair And Accutane

30 December 2013 - 03:40 PM

Hello!

So I finished my course of accutane 2 months ago. Since then I've noticed the hair on my upper lip has become thicker and darker. Could this be a side effect of accutane? Has anyone else had this problem?

Also, since I can't wax until 6 months after finishing accutane, what other methods do I have? Is my skin still too sensitive to use a hair removal cream?


Thanks, I find this topic really embarrassing and I'm desperate to fix it. Any suggestions will nd appreciated :)

Waxing After Accutane

12 December 2013 - 10:50 AM

Hi beautiful people,

 

I think I read somewhere that you should wait until 6 months after finishing Accutane to start waxing, is this true?

 

I finished my course of Accutane a month and a half ago and I was wondering if anybody else had experience with waxing this soon after finishing Accutane? Or will I just tear all my skin off?

 

Thanks :)


Skin Care After Accutane?

30 October 2013 - 07:16 AM

Hi all :)

 

I finished my 5 1/2 month course of Accutane 3 days ago. I had great results (see log for photos) but I wasn't given anything to keep my skin under control now I've finished taking those pills.

 

I've read about other people who have taken Roaccutane on the NHS and not been given/told what they should be using on their face now and their acne has returned.

 

I'm a bit paranoid about the acne and the oily skin coming back so what can I do/use on my face to keep my skin clear?

What is everyone else using on their faces post-'tane?

 

Thanks :)


Non Shiny Moisturiser?

27 August 2013 - 12:52 PM

Hi all,

I'm on month 3 of accutane and my once oily skin is obviously very dry. However my moisturiser still makes me look shiny, even though I'm not oily.

I've heard a lot about CeraVe moisturiser, does this make skin look shiny?
Can anyone recommend a non shiny moisturiser for me please?
Thanks guys :)