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About lamatrea

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  1. Interesting read. I'm trying something similar. I wear makeup and was taking it off with dr. bronners soap which the ph was much too high. I actually tested it with a ph strip and it was 8-9 on the scale meaning way too alkaline. Skin is 4.5 on the ph scale so acidic. It's important to find a cleanser that has a low ph. My face was soooo dry. We need the acid mantel as i'm sure you read when researching the caveman regimen. Anyways I stopped using makeup and washing my face and its getting m
  2. I been using dr.bronner castile soap to wash my face. I've just realized that it's a huge reason on why I have dry, flaky and acne prone skin. It has around a ph of 9. Skin needs 5.5 at the highest. What are some paraben free cleaners, gels or anything I can use on my face?
  3. I bought bare minerals matte and used sephora ultra smoothing primer undernearth. I also used some concealer I have dry, sensitive, acne prone skin. I applied all this and wore it for 8 hours, and had so many new pimples when I took it off! I used: bare minerals matte Titanium Dioxide, Zinc Oxide. Inactive Ingredients: Lauroyl Lysine, Silica, Calcium Silicate, Soil Minerals. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides Sephora ulta smoothing primer Isododecane, Glycerin,
  4. So I've written down all the products that have given me bad acne. I've noticed a correlation: products with mineral oil, petroleum and silicones as the main ingredient gave me the worst acne. Now, these things are apparently not suppost to be acne causing. Is my skin hyper sensitive? Am I not moisturising enough? I currently have dry, flaky skin, especially since I need a good moisturiser and am using salicylic treatment on my pimples. __________________________________________________