Internal: nature's twice a day, .5 tsp codliver oil, .5 tsp evening primrose oil, minocycline twice a day External: castile liquid soap and olive oil. witch hazel to take off make up. super serum and carrot spf for day. differin and hemp and keep the peace at night. Old sulfur soap seemed to work better than new sulfur soap. Have gotten bacne the past few weeks.
I broke out pretty badly again so I have had it with clarisea as well. I finally was able to see my derm and she put me on differin .3 and minocycline. Topical: castile soap, witch hazel (to finish removing make up), Silk Naturals super serum (day). Carrot spf. Differin (night) and hemp moisturizer. sulfur soap for body. Internal: nature's, codliver oil, and evening primrose oil, every other day will take nature's morning and night, cod liver oil in between and evening primrose at night. Otherwise same as last weeks. minocycline morning and night. Sunday 4/17/11: morning- castile wash, super serum, carrot spf, mmu. minocycline night- castile wash, dickinson's, differin, minocycline. Monday and Tuesday: did as planned except I forgot minocycline Monday night. Skin is kinda dry and flaky. Put bp on spots Tuesday night and they didn't sting. Wednesday 4/20/11: morning- carrot spf. minocyline. nature's.
Skincare: Face became dry and flaky last few days, so I will try washing only once, or at least using a treatment soap only once a day. Castile soap, new sulfur soap, clarisea scrub. Clarisea salts. Grape seed oil, carrot spf on right side. Aha and sulfur mask on spots Internal: 1:1 rotation of supplements; 1 day take a nature's vitamin in morning, .5 tsp cod liver oil and vitex at lunch, then 1 nature's at supper and .5 tsp evening primrose and 4 tbsp lemon juice right before bed. other day, 1 nature's in morning, vitex at lunch, old vitamins, vitex, and oils at supper, LJ right before bed. Sunday 4/10/11: morning: mmu. castile soap. aha on spots. grape seed oil. nature's. afternoon: castile, aha on spots, grape seed oil. cod liver oil. vitex. evening: nature's night: 20 minute bath soap in 1.5 scoops with another .5 added during last 10 minutes. interupted by clarisea scrub for 5 minutes. aha on spots. grape seed oil. evening primrose oil. 4tbs LJ. Monday 4/11/11: noon: nature'. mmu. evening: nature's, vitex. night: vitex. castile. dickinson's. 6 minute soak in 3 scoops. aha on spots.
Skincare: Castile soap. Clarisea salts and scrub. Dickinsons after mmu. Grape seed oil. NEW: YES TO CARROTS SPF on right side of face. Also, going to wash face twice everyday this week as it didn't dry out with twice semi daily washings last week. Diet: 1-2 vitex and 4 tbsp LJ continued with. 1 NATURE'S PLUS. .5 TSP CODLIVER OIL. .5 TSP EVENING PRIMROSE OIL. 3/19/11 Week Summary: skincare remained the same except I forgot to take evening primrose oil and the LJ most of the week. 3/14/11 MORNING: nature's. sulfur soap on for 5 minutes? grape seed oil and carrot spf. EVENING: sulfur soap on for 6 minutes. cod liver oil. vitex. primrose oil. sulfur mask on spots. 4 tbsp LJ. 3/13/11: MORNING: mmu. castile. clarisea scrub for one minute and then rinse after 5 more. nature's. AFTERNOON: codliver oil. vitex. NIGHT: castile. vitex. 5 minute soak in 2 scoops with .5 scoop patted on face. grape seed oil. sulfur on spots. .5 tsp primrose oil. 4tbsp LJ.
Skincare: Dr. Bronner's Citrus Liquid Castile soap. Clarisea scrub. Dickinson's witch hazel toner. Clarisea salts. Grape seed oil. Diet: 2 vitex a day. 4 tbsp LJ once done with meds for wisdom teeth. 3/5/11: MORNING: Castile. Super serum. Hemp moisturizer. NIGHT: Castile. Took some clarisea salt and gently scrubbed face. 5 minute soak in 3 scoops interrupted with castile. Grape seed oil. Vitex. 3/4/11: MORNING: rinse off. Grape seed oil. NOTE: skin wasn't dry even though I didn't apply grape seed oil last night. vitex. NOTE: minor break out. AFTERNOON: sulfur soap for 7 minutes in shower. Grape seed oil. MMU. LATE NIGHT: target make up remover. 3/3/11: MORNING: mmu. AFTERNOON: vitex. castile, castile. Dickinson's. Grape seed oil. EVENING: clarisea scrub on on shower for 6 minutes. vitex. My mom noted that my skin is clearer (wondered if it was antibiotics I have been taking for past 7 days for wisdom teeth, though) NIGHT: soak for 20 minutes in one cup interrupted with sulfur soap at 10 minutes. Added another cup for last 10 minutes. Sulfur mask on spot areas. 3/2/11: MORNING: vitex. NIGHT: vitex. Sulfur soap on for 6 minutes in shower. Grape seed oil. 3/1/11: AFTERNOON: vitex. Clarisea for 6 min. in shower. Grape seed oil. mmu. NIGHT: vitex. Castile, castile. Soak in 3 scoops for 3 minutes, with some gently patted on face. Rinsed off after bath. Grape seed oil. 2/28/11: MORNING: mmu. NIGHT: Castile, castile, goat soap. Super serum and hemp seed moisturizer. 2/27/11: MORNING: mmu, castile soap, clarisea scrub on for 6 minutes. Grape seed oil. AFTERNOON: vitex. NIGHT: Castile, 4 minute soak in 2 scoops with a little salt patted/rubbed onto face. Grape seed oil. vitex.
Stopped using jojoba oil on January 28th. This week, on soak days, will wash face with clarisea scrub in morning and leave on for 5 minutes total. Otherwise no additional product except dickinson's witch hazel to remove last traces of mmu. 2/26: MORNING: warm water rinse. MMU. vitex. AFTERNOON: castile, castile. witch hazel. grape seed oil. NIGHT: sulfur soap on 8 minutes. grape seed oil. vitex. 2/25: MORNING: vitex. NIGHT: castile. Scrubbed a small amount of salts directly on back, chest, and butt. 20 minute soak in 1 cup, with another .5 cup added halfway. Halfway used clarisea scrub and left on for 6 minutes before rinsing. Sulfur mask on areas (part of cheeks closest to nose) that felt bumpy and spots. Grape seed oil. vitex. No LJ. 2/24: MORNING: rinse off sulfur spots. wisdom teeth taken out. AFTERNOON: vitex. NIGHT: castile. sulfur mask as directed. grape seed oil. vitex. no LJ as I cannot brush my teeth because of surgery this morning. 2/23: morning: rinse. grape seed oil. afternoon: sulfur on in shower. grape seed oil. vitex. night: sulfur mask on spots. vitex. 4tbsp LJ. 2/22: afternoon: clarisea scrub on for 6 minutes. vitex. night: castile, castile. witch hazel. 3 minute soak in 2 scoops. sulfur on spots. grape-seed oil. 2/21: morning: rinse with warm water, grape seed oil. afternoon: sulfur on for 6 minutes. grape seed oil. mmu. vitex. night: castile, castile. super serum. hemp moisturizer. 2/20 morning: mmu. night: castile, castile, witch hazel. 5 minute soak in 3 scoops. Took half a scoop, moistened it and put it on my face before soaking. Sulfur on spots. Grape-seed oil. 4tbsp LJ. Vitex.
2/5: Afternoon: castile soap. grape-seed oil. MMU. Night: castile soap. Clarisea scrub, 1 minute scrub + 9 minute mask. (decrease to 5 minutes total next time). Grape-seed oil. Sulfur on spots. 4 tbsp LJ, 2 vitex. 2/4: Morning: rinsed sulfur spots off. Put bp on spots. Put on super serum. Afternoon: MMU Night: Castile soap. 20 minute soak interrupted with castile soap. Super-serum on hyper-pigmentation. Sulfur on spots. Grapeseed oil. Supplements: 2 vitex 2/3: morning: Splash of warm water to remove sulfur on spots. bp on spots. afternoon: sulfur soap, bp on spots, grape-seed oil. MMU. vitex. night: castile soap, 4 minute soak in 2 scoops with castile in middle to finish washing skin. sulfur on spots. grapeseed oil. vitex. 4tbsp lemon juice. 2/2: evening: grapeseed on for 10 minutes, castile soap, 3 minute soak in 2 scoops. Sulfur mask on spots. Grapeseed oil. 2 vitex and 4tbsp Lemon juice. 2/1: morning: rose spritz, some eucerin on spots. vitex. night: 6 minutes of clarisea scrub on face, sulfur mask on spots for 12 min. jojoba oil(OOPS) used cotton swab to put sulfur mask on spots. vitex. 4tbsp lemon juice. 31: morning: spf powder, mmu, vitex night: castile soap, 15 minute bath soak, grapeseed oil. Flaky cheeks. vitex. 30: morning: mmu, vitex afternoon: fresh squeezed juice from one lemon. night: castile soap, 4 minute soak in 2 scoops(?), grapeseed oil. vitex.
LJ-lemon juice LP- limited product, I am going to only use clarisea salt, scrub, castile soap, mmu, and jojoba oil the next 6-8 weeks. I will put other products on active pimples (aha, bp, sulfur, kaolin) and might put carrot spf on right forehead. 25: evening: jojoba, mmu night: castile, salt soak for 5 min in 2 scoops, jojoba oil, aha and bp on spots. 4tbs lemon juice. 1 vitex tablet. 26: afternoon: castile, jojoba, mmu evening: castile, 5 min soak in 2 scoops, jojoba, aha and bp on spots. one vitex tablet. 27: afternoon: sulfur soap, 5 minute soak in 3 scoops, jojoba, aha and bp on spots. 4bps of lj at night.
23: morning: carrot spf, mmu night: castile soap, 2:30 soak, jojoba with bellaboo moisturizer. aha and bp on active pimples. 4tbsp lj 24: morning: carrot spf, mmu. Going to stop using carrot spf only on right forehead for next few weeks. I wonder if it is causing me to break out. night: castile soap, 11 minute bath soak, clarisea scrub, bellaboo moisturizer with jojoba. aha and bp on active pimples (aha burns!!!). 4tbsp lj NEW: taking Nature's Way vitex supplements to help with pms. It is possible that they may also help with acne. Some users on iherb says that it also helps with pimples. Starting with 1 tablet a day. Will probably increase to 2 a day during last few days and beginning of next period.
Friday: 10 minute soak in bath, wash at night too(?), lemon juice? MMU, carrot spf Saturday: 10 minute bath soak in afternoon. wash at night. MMU, carrot spf Sunday: MMU, 5 minute face soak at night. Lemon juice Monday: Carrot SPF, MMU, 2:30 face soak at night. lemon juice.
12: Alison of Clarisea responed to e-mail and said I should switch to once daily face wash and soak. Washed face once in evening after working out and bath soaked in one cup for 10 minutes. Bellaboo with extra jojoba at night. 4tbsp lemon juice. 13: Morning- rose water spritz, carrot spf, mmu.
January 5: Morning, clarisea scrub, bp on pimples, carrot spf. Night: 15 minute soak in 1.5 cups. bellaboo moisturizer, 4 tbsp lemon juice January 6: Morning: clarisea scrub, bp on pimples, carrot spf, mmu Night: 5 minute soak in 3 tbsp, sulfur mask, jojoba, 4 tbsp lemon juice Other: most pimples going down, 1 new pimple on top of cupid's bow
What: Week 4, 10 minute soaks every other day. Week 5: 5, 5,5,10,5,10,5 soaks with scrub morning and night. sulfur mask once, sometimes at night on spots. Bellaboo mask on spots some nights. More pimples coming, predominately on rights side (Badescu mask side). Carrot spf, bellaboo moisturizer. Week 6: 10, morning and night scrub. Sulfur mask. Bellaboo on spots. Asked about increasing salt to 3 scoops for facial bowl soaks. Carrot spf, bellaboo moisturizer. Pluses: same as last. Skin isn't tight, doesn't burn nor itch. Minuses: same, more pimples. Other: 2nd day of 4 tbsp lemon juice at night.
So about 3 weeks ago I started using Clarisea. I just started my period and so have several pimples. Pluses: non irritating, except maybe would be if I used the scrub more often. Negative: don't know if it is working. Other: breaking out predominately in areas where my face touches pillow, need another pillow case. To do: Do 5-10 minute wash cloth soak once a week and use scrub every time starting next week. Note vitamins. buy pillow