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  1. Just an update (I had started this topic): I had said that I started eating gluten-containing foods again after eliminating my acne and that my skin didn't react to it the way it had for years. Because of this, I had concluded that I desensitized myself to it. Well, not the case. Soon after posting, I started breaking out while constantly consuming gluten. I am on day 4 of a gluten-free diet and I plan on sticking to it. I think I will only allow myself to eat something with gluten in it o
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    It's So Hard To Give Up Gluten And Dairy !

    You can get energy from brown rice, fruit, vegetables, beans, lentils, nuts. If you want pasta, buy the kind that is made from brown rice. philcl
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    Need A Good Cleansing Regimen

    I use suki facial soap bar. Check it out at www.sukiskincare.com. I buy it at the local health food store. When I had acne(a few months ago, before I cured myself of it - read my post from today), I used diluted tea tree oil to wipe all over my face after washing, and then spot treated the pimples with undiluted tea tree oil. If you have oily skin, tea tree oil will help. It's anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, and anti-microbial. Only use the undiluted to spot treat because it does dry out s
  4. Hi, Stop taking the supplements. Especially the ones with oil in it. I had finally cleared my skin of acne, but started taking Vitamin E(the type with the capsules full of oil.) The very next day, I had three zits on my face. It caught me by surprise, I had to really think about what I had consumed the previous day and it finally hit me that I had taken the vitamin E capsule. I had never taken it before, either, so I knew that was what made me break out. So, at least stop taking the ome
  5. Hi, I am a 35 year old woman and I just discovered what was causing my big, red, painful blemishes, a condition that stayed with me since I was 20 years old. It was gluten-sensitivity. Before I had discovered this sensitivity, I had tried the "Proactiv" type medicines, I made sure I didn't wear moisturizer or make-up with oil in it, (definitely no sunscreen), and even went to the doctor to try a medicine ( but I soon talked myself out of it). Then a few months ago, I read an article about th
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