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A surprising cure

Okay,so a couple weeks ago, I geared to go to Florida on spring break. I took spf 45 sunscreen and my makeup with me, plus some dove soap and washclothes.

Every day I would put on the sunscreen, than my foundation, then at night wash it off with dove soap, gently exfoliating with the washcloth. In the morning, I would use my fingers to apply a bit of soap in the shower, but that would be it.

I found my acne cleared up almost completely. I think it was the zinc in it, anybody have similar experiences?

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i was wondering that too. there was another post on here about using zinc oxide as a powder sunscreen

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i was wondering that too. there was another post on here about using zinc oxide as a powder sunscreen

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Maybe it wash the combination of that, the sun, the salt water and all the other minerals and such in the ocean, and you not really worrying about your face.

But congrats on getting cleared up.

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Could have been the sun and sea water. But zinc has shown to have some antiacne potential, both topically and orally. Zinc is not that bad against mild acne. Zinc applied topically has been shown to reduce sebum which would reduce acne. I use a moisturizer with zinc oxide in it. I love it

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i had a similar experience..well not quite but it involved the use of zinc oxide sunscreen too. it was the sunscreen from the nuetrogena advanced acne kit to be exact. this sunscreen actually calmed down my pimples. At the very least it didnt aggravate any of the existing pimples.

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Okay,so a couple weeks ago, I geared to go to Florida on spring break. I took spf 45 sunscreen and my makeup with me, plus some dove soap and washclothes.

Every day I would put on the sunscreen, than my foundation, then at night wash it off with dove soap, gently exfoliating with the washcloth. In the morning, I would use my fingers to apply a bit of soap in the shower, but that would be it.

I found my acne cleared up almost completely. I think it was the zinc in it, anybody have similar experiences?

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