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Hey folks. Well I'm cleared of acne now, but I've got a severe problem with oiliness. How oily is my face? Well it starts to get shiny like 3 hours after washing my face. After 3 hours, I have to use like 2 whole blotting sheets on my face (I use Clean & Clear), and I have to blot every 2 hours after that to keep my face matte. This really isn't a solution. I wash twice a day, with warm water, and Eucering Sebum Reducing Cleansing Gel. I moisturize at night with Eucering Skin Regulating Creme-Gel. Other than that, I use an egg white mask for 20 minutes at night. That's my routine. I've tried to keep things as simple as possible.

I feel like I'm really at the end of the tether of trying to control the oiliness on my face. I've tried Milk of Magnesia, 100mg Zinc, 20 000IU Vitamin A , 6gm Vitamin C a day (all for a period of 2 months) - doesn't work. I'm taking 2 tablespoons of Flaxseed oil a day as well, which I believe has controlled my acne, but has done nothing for the oiliness. Differin did nothing either (used for 2 months). Neither did 6% AHA, 8% AHA or 15% AHA. Applying 5% Apple Cider Vinegar a few times a day did not help either.

Short of taking 10gm Vitamin B5, Accutane (never, no way), and other extreme measures, what can I do?? I'm really starting to think oiliness is a genetic thing. Please help.

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Hey folks. Well I'm cleared of acne now, but I've got a severe problem with oiliness. How oily is my face? Well it starts to get shiny like 3 hours after washing my face. After 3 hours, I have to use like 2 whole blotting sheets on my face (I use Clean & Clear), and I have to blot every 2 hours after that to keep my face matte. This really isn't a solution. I wash twice a day, with warm water, and Eucering Sebum Reducing Cleansing Gel. I moisturize at night with Eucering Skin Regulating Creme-Gel. Other than that, I use an egg white mask for 20 minutes at night. That's my routine. I've tried to keep things as simple as possible.

I feel like I'm really at the end of the tether of trying to control the oiliness on my face. I've tried Milk of Magnesia, 100mg Zinc, 20 000IU Vitamin A , 6gm Vitamin C a day (all for a period of 2 months) - doesn't work. I'm taking 2 tablespoons of Flaxseed oil a day as well, which I believe has controlled my acne, but has done nothing for the oiliness. Differin did nothing either (used for 2 months). Neither did 6% AHA, 8% AHA or 15% AHA. Applying 5% Apple Cider Vinegar a few times a day did not help either.

Short of taking 10gm Vitamin B5, Accutane (never, no way), and other extreme measures, what can I do?? I'm really starting to think oiliness is a genetic thing. Please help.

OMG I feel you, except HAHAHA you think that's bad I get oily in like 1/2 an hour uhhhh yeah, it's HOOOOORIBLE! I agree those little blotting things don't reallly do crap. Hmm... where can I get the flaxseed oil etc?

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Hey folks. Well I'm cleared of acne now, but I've got a severe problem with oiliness. How oily is my face? Well it starts to get shiny like 3 hours after washing my face. After 3 hours, I have to use like 2 whole blotting sheets on my face (I use Clean & Clear), and I have to blot every 2 hours after that to keep my face matte. This really isn't a solution. I wash twice a day, with warm water, and Eucering Sebum Reducing Cleansing Gel. I moisturize at night with Eucering Skin Regulating Creme-Gel. Other than that, I use an egg white mask for 20 minutes at night. That's my routine. I've tried to keep things as simple as possible.

I feel like I'm really at the end of the tether of trying to control the oiliness on my face. I've tried Milk of Magnesia, 100mg Zinc, 20 000IU Vitamin A , 6gm Vitamin C a day (all for a period of 2 months) - doesn't work. I'm taking 2 tablespoons of Flaxseed oil a day as well, which I believe has controlled my acne, but has done nothing for the oiliness. Differin did nothing either (used for 2 months). Neither did 6% AHA, 8% AHA or 15% AHA. Applying 5% Apple Cider Vinegar a few times a day did not help either.

Short of taking 10gm Vitamin B5, Accutane (never, no way), and other extreme measures, what can I do?? I'm really starting to think oiliness is a genetic thing. Please help.

OMG I feel you, except HAHAHA you think that's bad I get oily in like 1/2 an hour uhhhh yeah, it's HOOOOORIBLE! I agree those little blotting things don't reallly do crap. Hmm... where can I get the flaxseed oil etc?

Hey babe. Hmm any health food shop I believe? I live in Singapore, and if I can find it here, I'm sure it's all over in America. Be sure that it's Certified Organic. I think you can get it at Wal-Mart as well. ;)

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Nothing topical can halt oil production. Try clinac oc its an oil absorbing cream that is the only thing I found to soak up the oil for a while longer than nothing alone.

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