Hey Cavemaner and Paul,
Good on to you both for getting results that you have been after. Cavemaner, may i ask, during the those days between your post of the 65th day and day 143, what was the consistent state of your skin?
Great question, I noticed in that period while my skin continued to get better overall, I still had acne popping up, and some times more than usual. This, of course, led to lots of experimentation.
- No cream on your body, no cream on your face, and no chapstick/lip balm before bedtime. Contributed hugely to me getting acne during this period, and took me a while before I realized why I was getting acne flare-ups still. As I said before, it will get in your pillow and it will give you acne.
- Stress. You're always going to get stress-acne, no matter what your regimen is. Keep your body healthy and mind stress-free.
- Nightly cold sweats. At one point, because of the stress I was going through, I had extreme trouble falling sleep. I began taking sleeping pills and sometimes I would stay awake after having taken the pills, which led to me getting cold sweats. This cold sweat induced acne for me, and it's interesting to note a lot of my acne during this period came from during my sleep. Which brings us to a summation point.
- Sleep. Sleep is a beautiful thing, and it rejuvenates your body in so many ways. We need good sleep for healthy skin. While fantastic, it's also very troublesome; we can't control what we do when we sleep. This means we can't control our hand that touches our face and spreads oils, stop our body from turning and sleeping with our face in the pillow, etc. Which is why we have to combat any foreseen issues that can arise with specific solutions, such as putting towels over our pillows at night, trying to become used to sleeping in supine, etc.
Hope that helps! But to answer during that period, my skin reduced greatly in scars, blemishes are disappearing, MUCH less pimples are appearing, and my skin is looking great in hi-def photos now. I'm on day 178 now- my skin isn't perfect, but it's a hell lot better than it used to be. This regimen will not be for everyone- it wasn't for my girlfriend- but I recommend everyone give it a shot if they have the courage to do so. I'm so so so glad I came across the caveman method over half a year ago. That's why I made this thread, to give those people reading this the same opportunity I had. That's enough from me for now, Happy New Years everybody!! Stay safe, and I'll be back with an update post soon. I still need to experiment with diet.