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  1. Hi Labellen You haven't had one spot since you started using the vinegar?! wow . . . maybe I'll start using it just once or twice a week, really really diluted. Like I said, I panicked, I have never seen a face so red! :oops: I still have blackheads, but since rubbing the lemon onto my face (remember this has only been the past two nights) my pores have gotten smaller, my skin seems in better condition, and my pores look cleaner all over with smaller, and much less blackhead. I have also
  2. Hi everyone (): ) I tried the applying vinegar all over my face a couple of weeks ago. I haven't done it since. My whole face went bright red and burned so much! it scared me and I panicked and splashed my face with loads of cold water again and again. I was so worried that the redness wouldn't die down! Fortunately it was only patchy in the morning and had died down by the afternoon, after I had done my usual routine of washing with clinique soap, St. Ives blemish control facial scrub and th
  3. Hi guys, I am a psychology student, and while that does not qualify me to comment medically or with any strong authoritarial backing, I would just like to explain that psychologists are not here to 'explain the meaning of life'. This would be the field of Philosophy, you know all that metaphysical stuff, like why are we here? There is no meaning of life, other than to live. We are born, we live, we die. There IS meaning, however, in what we do with our lives. When an obstacle come along, be i
  4. Hi, I finished my course of Roaccutane last July. I have to say that all this talk of acne returning after as long as 2years off of the drugs is rather disconcerting, even though I was told that the effects may not be permanent. Still . . . not the best news. I still get a couple of spots every now and then, but only one or two at a time. I still get blackheads, but only really on my nose, they seem to have cleared up pretty much completely on the tops of my cheeks under the eye area. I am also
  5. To help - STOP USING BP. I've never used it myself, but rom reading what everyone else has said about it on here, it'll only act as an irritant and dry out your face even more. Roaccutane is VERY drying on the skin. I finished using Roaccutane last July and I still have areas of dry skin so I still use a blemish control facial scrub from St Ives to get rid of any flakiness, not that there is very much of it now though. While you are still on this treatment you have to be very careful and gentle
  6. I used Ketsugo for a while last year. I still have the bottle, with a quarter left inside. I stopped using it coz I thought it wa rubbish. I don't think I got an initial breakout . . . it was more like it just didn't help the breakout I already had. My skin didn't seem to heal, just got redder and redder. My skin did feel tighter when I put it on at night, a bit stingy at times, but I figured that was just the Ketsugo getting to work on my pores (which didn't really get any smaller). However, th
  7. Laet - So true. (I tried to quote, but so much of it is exactly how I feel. Bloody hell Scientists, you can clone humans! Fix our faces!)
  8. I have really dry skin after being on Roaccutane and I use Clinique dramatically different moisturizing lotion. It's really great for getting rid of dry skin as it's quite rich. It's also fragrance free and allergy tested. It doesn't say anything about being non-comodegenic, but I've never experienced any breakouts from using it and I've used it for about 3 years now. It doesn't make me look oily and it doesn't affect make-up when you apply that on top I also often use sudocrem at nite. It's
  9. I have really dry skin after being on Roaccutane and I use Clinique dramatically different moisturizing lotion. It's really great for getting rid of dry skin as it's quite rich. It's also fragrance free and allergy tested. It doesn't say anything about being non-comodegenic, but I've never experienced any breakouts from using it and I've used it for about 3 years now. It doesn't make me look oily and it doesn't affect make-up when you apply that on top
  10. A good exfoliator like St Ives Blemish Control Facial Scrub has really helped my red marks and I find them easier to cover up more and more. I also think that Sudocrem used overnight helps fade these marks too, I don't know how, but it really seems to help the skin heal. It actually says on the tub 'antisceptic healing cream'. It does contain lanolin though, so don't apply too much so your skin can still breathe I swear by it. It also helps dry skin as it's really rich. Luv Niki :wink: xxxx
  11. Hey, I'm in Scotland and I stopped taking Roaccutane (which i think is the same thing as Accutane) last July. My face was completely clear of spots and I was meant to continue until August to complete a 4-month course of treatment, but when it got clear of spots, I stopped coz I was afraid of having another breakout. Despite stopping early, I haven't gone back to being the warty toad-girl I was. However, I did have lots of red marks that were definitely not as noticeable before going on Roaccuta
  12. I use Neutrogena Skin Clearing Make-up too. I also find it gives great coverage. I apply it with my fingers and just layer it slightly by patting it over areas that are still slightly red from old spots. I don't even use concealer anymore since I found this foundation! It's also really good coz it looks so natural. I don't use a powder either since I don't think it makes my skin ook greasy/oily but if you want some extra staying power neutrogena also does a powder in the same range so that your
  13. hi, Because it was in the 3rd month, I had already had my half-way check-up at the 2month point. Since everything was "coming along nicely" apparently, I just got the second 2-month supply and didn't have to go back to see him again so he doesn't know that I stopped early. Sometimes I wish I had persevered til the end, maybe the red marks would be gone quicker, but they really have faded alot. I was just so pleased when my face was finally free of spots that I was scared to go on for too much l
  14. Symphony, I can so empathise, unfortuantely My face was red and lumpy all over my chin, jawline, cheeks and forehead. I couldn't look at myself, at all. It was a 'take-a-deep-breath-before-u-look-in-the-mirror effort just to check my make-up was blended to a dcent enough level to make me look close to human (and I do mean jst 'close') I looked like some warty toad-girl. NICE! :? I wrote all about my experience of being on Roaccutane (which I think is the same as Accutane. I live in Scotland,
  15. hi Violeta, Have u read Maya's posts about scotch tape peeling? Apparently this can be used all over the face and is very useful for unclogging pores and removing the dead skin flakes and dirt that contribute to pore clogging in the first place. Have a read in the scar treatment section, i think it sounds like a good idea. I'm going to try it myself to get rid of the reddish-pink marks I have on my skin leftover from acne I've had, which she also claims this is great for. Maya says to wipe your
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