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  1. Does anyone else use rooibos tea as a toner? I was quite clearish last week, but i started applying it as a toner and have broke out a little bit. I dont have any idea if its to do with the tea or not, all i know is that its supposed to be good for your skin. Would it be best to apply to effected areas only?
  2. Well i've tried many things to clear my acne, and some of which did clear me, but only for a short period, and when i stopped using it, it came back. Well it could be that my hormones have settled down, as to why im gettin less acne, although i still get the odd little one or two, so i looked for a simple routine that would help me with that. 1. I use plain ol' water to cleanse, cold and warm. I don't use a proper cleanser as i find it just more convenient and more gentle using water. 2. Drink t
  3. Bodach30

    Yogi Skin Detox

    Ingredients: Green tea leaf, rose petal, honeybush, hibiscus flower, red clover, cardamom seed, grape root, orange peel, burdock, dandelion, yellow dock, stevia. Has anyone tried this tea? I just had my first cup of this tea. It smells good and tastes alright. I don't care about tea taste when I'm taking it for medicinal purposes. The reviews are pretty good. I've tried Yogi Chai Rooibos, which I believe helped clear my skin, and Pomegranate green tea, yum. I'll post a review of Skin Detox in
  4. A year ago, I was on tazorac, and was able to enjoy clear skin after that...until now =(. I have three cysts, all right above my lip! I don't think this means anything too bad, like that it's back for good and i need taz again, I'm pretty sure it's just because I was very sick recently and seriously didn't have the energy to wash my face and apply my aczone gel for a few days. two of them are looking better, but the middle one won't budge. every day, I've been: -icing 2-3 times a day -applying
  5. GodLovesMe.

    Anyone ever try this?

    Hello all (: I'm thinking of buying this ALL NATURAL cream http://www.amazon.com/Passport-To-Organics...c/dp/B003UI4WZS I often get some breakouts randomly( like once a month I'll get a bad one) and it seems that the yogurt can't seem to control that anymore due to overuse. Yogurt works amazingly, but if you use it every day for 3 months+ it'll stop being as effective, what i'm doing is rotating the use of lactic acid, like right now i started using sour cream which i'll use for 2 months and th
  6. dantecubit

    Three things to try

    Okay, so on the health board you always read about a lot of weird things that people have tried and they say it clears them up, like eating nothing but cabbage or bathing your face in horse urine. That's fine, it may work for some people, but to me that's not a fun way to live my life. That being said, I've noticed a real difference with just 3 simple things (or it may be a combination of other factors I'm unaware of, who knows): 1) Lately, I've been drinking lots of Rooibos tea. Now, before yo
  7. Genius/GZA

    GZA's Regimen Log

    Alrighty, my name is *cough* GZA *cough* and I'm hoping, like many, for clear skin. Tonight I will be starting a regimen and my target is clear skin by August 2008. Background: I'm 16 right now and I've had acne since about the 7th grade. It started out on my forehead, but as I got older it went down my face (forehead, temples, cheeks, now it's on my chin/neck ). My doctor (jokingly) told me it was "gravity" lol. Previous Products: Proactiv - waste of my money, congrats to those who receive
  8. I'm 16 years old guy with moderate acne on face and back, mild acne on chest. I'm battling the zits since 11 yo. The last 3-4 months of my life I'm trying different holistic methods. I tried a lot of things. I can say freely that my overall health is better, I'm feeling more energetic. But acne...very slight results (mostly on chest and back) but far, far away from clear skin. My current diet looks like this: avoid: dairy, grains, cereals, beens, sugar, honey, sweeteners, pork eat: meat (beef
  9. I've been drinking red tea (rooibos) for a few days now and my skin is definitely less oily. It started on Sunday when I began to notice it, I took an oil absorbing pad and do what I always do, get the shine off of my overly oily face, except there really wasn't any oil this time. Now today, Tuesday, I took out my oil absorbing sheet at the end of the day (2:00), note: I usually blot at 10 in the morning, and tons of oil always soaks the sheet. However, today, there was only a little bit of oil
  10. So a little background: I've had mild acne since my teen years but was virtually clear from 16-29 (an occasional breakout here or there) while I was on birth control. Having a history of breast cancer in my family, my dr. encouraged me to go off bc asap. At 29 I decided I was finished having kids (I have 3!) and had a permanent bc procedure performed. I subsequently went off the pill. Within about 6 months I started having major breakouts - mostly along my jaw-line and on my chin, although
  11. Hi everybody. (please don`t mind my bad english when reading this:P) I kind of started the regimen 3 weeks ago. I didnt have Dan`S products then, but I bought some 5 % benzol perioxyde at the local drug store and mixed it with moisture cream. Now I have no pimples, but al ot of scarring. Today I received Dan´s products in the mail. The products felt great using! much better then what I`ve been using till now. During the 3 weeks since I´ve started the regimen I have had maybe all togeth
  12. Today I found this useful information about the way we can prepare rooibos tea:
  13. Hello all. I'm new on here, but have read several forum posts discussing tea and its relationship with acne. I figured I'd ask a couple questions, as I love tea! 1. Does all tea elevate testosterone levels, thereby creating more acne? (I know green tea does, but what about spearmint and rooibos?) 2. Has anyone had success with acne problems after drinking spearmint or rooibos tea? 3. I know senna tea is good for detoxification, but does it significantly aid in reducing acne lesions? Al
  14. galloe123

    Annique Rooibos

    I have the Annique Rooibos facial treatment. I found that this works great. My face is super clear. I think this Rooibos stuff really works or maybe it's the acne pill I'm using. Anybody else?
  15. rand0m

    rooibus tea???

    anybody drink rooibos tea? anybody experience any benefits from drinking it?
  16. I wonder if it's from drinking too much water, I drank 2.4 liters yesterday, more than I've ever drunk in my life. I started on my first cup of Rooibos tea this morning and I can't finish it. (btw about 2.3 of the 2.4 liters was Rooibos tea). What is going on??
  17. member123456

    please please help!

    felt a big painful bump under the skin on my chin sunday night. i left it alone and it wasn't coming up so last night i put a hot compress on it to get it to a head, but it never came to one. i got too eager and just squeezed the hell out of it. a TINY bit of stuff came out, but i feel like this is the kind that would have just gotton sore and red but gone away on it's own w/o ever coming to a head. i get those sometimes and i would have been much better off just leaving it alone! but now i made
  18. Honey Girl

    This Rooibos Rocks!!!

    Hi all, I have been drinking rooibos since around November/December, and it's the best thing I have done for my skin. I don't get any breakouts, unless I stop drinking it. For example, a couple of days ago, I stopped drinking it and got a pimple. I started to ice it, (which helped very minimally' not much) and then I got back onto the tea. within hours, the inflammation had started to subside, and it was clearly healing, which normally doesnt happen, without the tea. it normally goes onto a
  19. So drinking Rooibos Tea has a TON of health benefits, more so than green tea apparently. When I get a good routine of drinking it 2-3 times a day I definitely notice a difference in my skin. It doesn't really help with active acne or help it heal faster but I seem to breakout less often when I drink it and it also seems to make my skin more radiant and helps the texture/tone. I read somewhere that it can help when applied directly to the face, kind of like a toner. "Rooibos has a soothing eff
  20. So I hadn't had a cyst in like two months because my family doctor gave me tretinoin cream and Tetracycline. But yesterday I noticed that a cyst was growing on my right cheek, out of nowhere. :[ Needless to say, I am FREAKING out. Like crying and isolating myself from everyone. I even tried fasting today, but it didn't work out because my boyfriend bought me sushi (and I cannot say no to sushi). I am DESPERATE and really, really concerned. So today I went out and bought Rooibos tea (I read abo
  21. I wanted to tell everybody - THANK YOU FOR ALL THE ADVICE, TIPS, SYMPATHY, ETC!! I woke up today to NO ACTIVE ACNE for the first time in at least 2.5 months. I used to have relatively rare problems, in the past suffering from some cystic acne but then I went at least a year without seeing any of those... but a couple of months ago, all hell broke loose. I had at one point at least 12 cysts. OMG! I found this site, lurked for a while, and finally joined. I am so glad I did! I've implemented pie
  22. Hi all, First, I should introduce myself - I'm Gracie. I got my first pimple at 10 years old and have been suffering with acne ever since. I have tried all the "standard" medical cures - antibiotics, accutane, diane 35, benzol peroxide, etc etc A few months ago I decided to go off Diane 35 after years of being on it, because of all the dangerous side effects I had been hearing about (blood clots, damage to the liver, depression etc). So, yes, my acne flaired up with a vengence. However, by th
  23. I noticed that everyone has been posting about green tea, but Ive heard that rooibos tea has all the benefits of green tea but like 50 times more! Someone here actually reccomended it back awhile ago, which is what got me interested. Just google "rooibos tea" and read up for yourself. I havent been drinking enough of it to try to get results, but I think I will try to start doing so...it tastes better to me than green tea too.
  24. So I don't know what happened. For 19 years I had beautiful, flawless skin and I hit 20 and it went to shit. For the past 14 months my skin has been getting progressively worse. I've tried everything. Birth control didn't help. Proactive worked for a bit and then stopped. OTC products barely made any difference. I tried AHA creams for a couple of months and it gave me horrible HORRIBLE cycstic acne all over my chin and cheeks. Drinking tons of gross Rooibos tea every day did nothing. Antibiotics