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About LisafromCT

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    Pityrosporum Folliculitis ?

    I want to thank you guys for the info on folliculitis. I couldn't get rid of the red bumps that kept cropping up in the last couple of months. It turned out to be a bacterial infection. Antibiotics and cream have cleared them all up. If I hadn't found the info here, I'd still be trying to clear up zits that weren't. Thanks!
  2. Hello! I'm looking for recommendations for a hand held Blue or red/blue acne light. I tried an acne light years ago but it was a table top light. It was so bright even with goggles blacked out I was afraid I'd damage my eyes. I returned it for that reason. I don't have bad acne now, but I want to try to prevent the occasional breakout. Someone mentioned the lights on Spatabulous.com, but I've never heard of them before. I don't want to waste my money on some piece of junk that doesn't meet the r
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    Stress & Cortisol increase acne

    This may sound odd to some, but if you look into it, you'll find it does have some merit. I have no other explanation for my acne recovery. Stress causes an increase in cortisol, a hormone, which throws the bodies chemical/hormonal balance off. Stress can trigger breakouts. I'm an easily stressed person with a pretty stressful job. Several years ago I decided to try medication to help control my mood swings, especially prior to that time of the month. During the trial and error of finding one th
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    WTF ( photos added today)

    Hey! I'm new to posting but have been lurking for a while I agree with those who said you're using too many things on your face and spending too much money on treatments that are just irritating your skin even more. Stop all those facials! No more irritation! Wash with warm water and a mild cleanser (I like Purpose soap) in the morning & before bed. Use a gentle oil free moisturizer (I like cruelty free stuff - Olay tests on animals. Try Merle Norman Wrinkle Smoother or Jason natural cosme
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    AcneJean's Log

    Hi! I've browsed through here, but don't see what kind of acne light you're using. Which light did you choose and are you happy with it? Thanks.