Jump to content
Search In
Find results that contain...
Find results in...


  • Posts

  • Joined

  • Last visited

  • Days Won


intothewild last won the day on August 7 2016

intothewild had the most liked content!


6 Neutral

Recent Profile Visitors

1680 profile views
  1. One thing that helped my forehead acne when it was pretty bad was cod liver oil capsules or pyrithione zinc capsules.
  2. How often do you wash your face? I used to wash mine 3 times a day and it looked similar to yours. It got better when I used BP less often and like once every 1 or 2 days. It was keeping my face too inflamed.
  3. How often do you wash your face? I would wash my face three times a day at one point. It was at its worst when I would do that. When I started only washing my face once a day with a benzoyl peroxide cleanser my skin got a lot better.
  4. I just wanted to share a little story that I was thinking about today. When I was 16 my acne started to become noticeable. I had had mild skin issues probably since age 14 but it got to the point where it was noticeable and I wanted to fix it at age 16. I started washing my face with new cleansers (Benzoyl peroxide, Salicylic acid, etc) I would religiously wash my face 2 to 3 times a day. This in hindsight caused my acne to become worse but at the time I thought it was just naturally gett
  5. Hey Eric, When I was a young man your age I went to a very similar situation. When I read this it really hit home. I want to tell you the exact things that started helping my acne get better. Maybe it will work for you too. I tried eating overly healthy (didn't work). So eat what you want just try to avoid too much sugar (especially chocolate) and cut back on fried foods. Eat more baked/grilled meats and vegetables. Fruit is tolerated by many but for me it causes my face to break out (no ide
  6. I want to start by saying I am not an expert and there are a lot of conflicting opinions about how often people should take probiotics and if they are even necessary long term. So this is just my story. I took probiotics daily for a year and a half. I would take one, 20-30 min before breakfast. I think it did help a lot at first. My digestive issues got a lot better and they seemed to help my skin. Over time though I think the effects started to taper. About a year in I wasn't feeling like the p
  7. foreal. I wish my skin was that even when I was a teenager haha
  8. All of these questions practically just haunted me haha. About a year ago i started recovering from an eating disorder. As a young man it was definitely not something I ever thought would happen to me. My acne is actually doing okay right now. I have been revisiting this site the past couple days to possibly offer help or drop a comment here or there. I remember a few years ago I would come to this site desperate for some relief.
  9. Over the years it has been a constant struggle trying to figure out which foods (if they even do at all) affect my skin. Here is a list of foods I am pretty sure have some sort of effect on my skin. 1. fruits, definitely bananas, strawberries, raspberries, kiwi, oranges. apples seem to not have much of an effect. 2. milk chocolate. I can eat sugary treats in moderation without much effect unless it is chocolate. 3. greasy food, mostly greasy burgers. What is weird is fried chicken in moderation
  10. I thought candida was the cause of mine for a while but when I tried to fight it I ended up making things worse for a while. I went on a candida diet and ended up losing way too much weight from it. About 7 months into the diet I was religiously avoiding certain foods and my acne was probably the worst it has ever been. I really don't know what to believe when it comes to candida, so much conflicting information out there. All I know is that maintaining a healthy weight, and eating a balanced di
  11. It should go away and i'll tell you why i assume this lol. NEVER go in the sun without a sunscreen if using BP. When i first started using bp i was 16-17 and went out on the lake with my buddies that had a boat. I seriously ended up with sun poisoning on my face. It looked extremely bad but after about a month it healed and the redness slowly went away over time. I was more worried about cancer risk than the redness back then though, trust me you never want to get sun poisoning like I did. If mi
  12. I have always heard you definitely need to take the "d3" version of vitamin d. Also when I took vitamin d3 it seemed to make my skin feel a little odd, like little raised pores or something on my forehead. But i have heard it works great for others. Now i just sit in the sun 20-30 min a day to get my vitamin d.