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*`*~ABG Fairy~*`*

Member Since 05 Aug 2006
Offline Last Active Sep 28 2014 09:05 PM

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In Topic: Oil of Olay Regenerist

22 September 2014 - 08:18 PM

It's frustrating to try different things and not get results--I remember!  Salicylic acid is great stuff!  With diet, it sounds like you're doing great by just gradually switching over to healthier items, like adding in the whole grains. 

 

Leafy greens are the most important skin food to get in.  Even if you don't change your diet much, if you can just add in one green smoothie a day (link in my signature below explains), you might start to notice changes, because this will add major nutrition to your diet. And hang in there, sometimes it can actually take months before diet has an effect.  I believe it often takes years for the body to get to a state of imbalance, so we can't always get the overnight fix we want with healthful changes, as it takes time to undue all the years of bad food, toxins, etc. 

 

Definitely avoid hydrogenated oils when you can (often in processed foods, which should be limited also).  High-fructose corn syrup is another to avoid when it's under your control.  I agree that you still have to live your life, and you can't avoid these things 100% of the time.

 

Also, you might want to try a product called Cataplex E by Standard Process.  One of my chiropractors says this usually works on all of his acne prone patients.  This is his top recommendation, and he knows his stuff better than just about any holistic doctor I've ever been too. 

 

Regardless, it's looking like you're on your way to healthier skin!  And a good side-effect is that this is making you more aware of living a healthful lifestyle, which will definitely help you down the road!  :)


In Topic: Oil of Olay Regenerist

22 September 2014 - 12:38 PM

That is a remarkable difference!  You are so sweet to share these.  I am really glad this product is helping you so much!  I think it's a really well formulated product, and the niacinamide in it is a key factor I think.  I just read your post above this one.  Have you tried much in the way of diet?  It's such a huge factor!  You might check out my signature for some of the basics in skincare and diet for treating acne.  I hope you continue to improve! :)


In Topic: Does vitamin e oil really work or just BS?

06 August 2014 - 12:39 PM

This is an old thread, but it's the only one I found on Vitamin E. I wanted to add something about taking vitamin E internally.  I learned today from my very smart chiropractor that food based vitamin E, like Cataplex E by Standard Process, can clear up acne if it's "hormone" based...wanted to throw this out there.  :)   


In Topic: *`*~FABULOUS Skin Food (GREEN SMOOTHIES)~*`*

08 July 2014 - 12:22 PM

firenature,

I love that you're enjoying your smoothies so much!!  That's awesome!!  I have heard that the longer you blend them (exposing the nutrients to air), the more nutrients they lose, and they do lose some nutrition while stored.  However, when I first started out, I made mine every other day and would store a day's worth in the fridge.  I still got great results doing it this way, so I'm guessing the majority of nutrients are still retained a day later.  If this method works best for you and this enables you to keep doing them, then I'd stick with it.  Thank you for sharing your story and recipe, which sounds super nutritious and delicious!  :)


In Topic: Examples Of Just How Incredibly Bad The Average Diet Is These Days.

24 February 2014 - 06:27 PM

The cultural arts are so important!  Art and music develop so many much needed skills and are a great stress reliever, which of course promotes overall health.  The movie, "Music of the Heart," has helped bring awareness to this, but I wish more was being done. 

 

Alternativista, what a great project you are working on, and they sure are lucky to have your help.  Have you heard of Urban Acres in Dallas, Texas?  www.urbanacresmarket.com.  They have recently created their own farmstead right in the heart of the city.  I wonder if the farm you volunteer at might get some ideas or inspiration from what they are doing?  I think it's so cool...such a smart, resourceful and much needed idea.