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  1. Hey I'm 16 Female. I've been having pimple/acne since I was 12. I have pretty oily skin. Never dry. I have been using drugstore facial cleanser, toner and moisturizer when I start getting pimples. Awhile ago, I came across the caveman regimen or the water only regimen. I started last month and my skin is getting worst at that month. About 20+ days, my face started getting itchy. I couldnt bear with the itchiness, so I used a facial cleanser to wash my face. WORST MISTAKE. My face is al
  2. FullMetal

    Water - All You Need

    I believe the cause of my acne this whole time could be lack of water intake. I have been previously drinking roughly 4-5 bottles a day of water. Personally I viewed this as a lot of water. However I have been researching, and some acne suffers state that they cured their acne by increasing their water consumption. I have normal deep cystic acne. So far I have been drinking 8-10 bottles of water per day for the past 4 days and my skin is already clearing up. Additionally, I tested it by eat
  3. Caution: This Water Only regime is suspended from Day14, because I don't have strong believe in "clearing acne" just by water : P Start from 14/04/2015, I have been using Adapalene0.1% everynight, taking medocycline 250mg x2 also Lysozyme 30mg x1 every day and night. Here's the new Adapalene post: but I would still use only water after I'm cured. Background: I'm a guy aged 23 with moderate acne. Before 21 had no acne and I used no products. But right after 21, I star
  4. Hi everyone I wanted to share with you my recent experiment with the 'caveman regimen' that many people are turning to out of frustration with treating Acne. My acne background is as follows: my skin has been prone to moderate whitehead pimples and sore inflamed skin since the age of approx. 14 was prescribed oxytetracycline at 15 (I didn't ask for them nor was i at the doctors for acne. I regret agreeing to take them) Between 14-23 I have been on 6 different antibiotics at separate time
  5. 490954_1443953548

    16 hour days

    I have 16 hours days. Can I do a water only wash midday and reapply moisturizer?
  6. angiepants

    Day 4

    All pimples are continuously going down in size except for these 3 massive ones on my forehead. I do feel like this process has already helped with the redness. I'm thinking of maybe making the water I use only be cold.
  7. sinisterdomain

    water only regimen dead skin

    I need URGENT help. I've been on this water only regimen for 6 so weeks now and the dead skin cells are becoming an issue. without exfoliating, dead skin cells arise, and whenever i exfoliate with a washcloth REGARDLESS OF HOW GENTLE I AM I ALWAYS F**KING BREAK OUT. WTF.... i refuse to go back to using products. I need assistance. do help me, I have had enough of this turmoil i need to move on now. LITERALLY MY NOSE FEEL LIKE GRAVEL AND THANKS TO MY WASHCLOTH WHICH I USED 10 SO HOURS AGO I NO
  8. So I'm an adult, having mostly closed comedone. The only thing that ever worked is topical vitamin a, but it's no good because I like staying outside. And when I do quit the drug, acne always come back, so I want to find the ultimate cure. Anyways, here's what I'll do: wash with water drinks more water no sugar, milk and high carb food. keto diet oriented. high fat, low carb no topicals no touching my face more sun I'll give it a great 3 months, hopes it works, because I have a very
  9. This will be my Caveman Regimen log. I will never let my face touch any sort of water from this day forward. This is how I got to this conclusion: I have been on Accutane (Claravis) since October. I am going onto my last month. All throughout the treatment I did too much to my face. I should have washed my face the first day that I got the medicine, and then, never after that. I washed 3-4 times a day, and on one day, 8 times (because I was frustrated). I started this regimen on Tuesday
  10. mystory

    Water Only Log :)

    Here's my story: As a teenager I had great skin on my face, a little oily with the occasional pimple, but I never thought twice about my face. My back had very light acne, and for that reason at the age of 17 I decided to get on the pill Diane 35. I have been on and off the pill with 1 to 2 year breaks in between, for the past 9 years. The first time I got off Diane 35, at 19 years old, my face stayed good, and the back pimples came back as they were before. I stayed off the pill for
  11. angiepants

    Day 22

    I AM SO SORRY I TOOK SO LONG FOR ANOTHER UPDATE. I'm currently on a summer mission for this Christian club I'm in. But on the bright side... My skin is looking FANTASTIC!!!!!!! Seriously you guys, my skin hasn't been this clear since freshman year of high school (and I'm a junior in college now). I did modify the routine a bit more now however. I no longer splash my face in the morning and I use makeup wipes to remove my makeup-- not coconut oil. I realized the less I used, the better it r
  12. SkyInferno

    Days 4/5

    Day 4 - Had a couple heads which mostly dried out halfway through the day and then completely by day 5 morning. Much faster than I'm used to. Day 5 - I'm having some under the skin red bumps, but they seem to be the type which linger a day or to two then go away without getting any worse. I think that this will happen here. They're barely visible, only to me. I am having some of this along my hairline. I thought the lack of shampoo/conditioner would prevent this from happening. Oh well. It's n
  13. angiepants

    Day 3

    I popped a couple of them last night but only because they felt ready! I can feel a pretty big one wanting to come on my forehead though. THEY ARE SHRINKING THOUGH only now it looks like i have a million tiny pimples all over my face (because I do)
  14. So after years of trying numerous prescription and non prescription drugs and washes, including roaccutane, I'm 22 and still have moderate acne... I've officially given up! From now on I am going to simply wash my face with water twice a day, gently exfoliate with a clean face cloth twice a week, moisturise only when I need to and generally eat healthier. I am taking anti biotic prescribed by the doctor to clear excisting spots and will continue to take this. Why? Well after roaccutane my face
  15. This is for people who have actually tried this method and had it work for them. I am just letting slightly cool water touch my face in the shower and letting my face air dry. The initial build up is pretty bad but it's ever so slowly flaking off and revealing healthy supple new skin. I am wondering for those of you who do this method, how long did it take for your skin to normalize after all the years of using products on your face? I only want answers from people who didn't need to exfoliate t
  16. Hi guys, I've had acne for the past 7 years (since I was 13). At this point in my life, its at the most mild its ever been, however I've been wanting to cut out commercial face products for quite sometime as well as improve my diet and incorporate more water into my life. Just some notes about my acne: It's not cystic (I'm saying this bc most logs for water only are for cystic acne), I'm prone to blackheads, large pores, and pores which clog easily, as well as stubborn forehead bumps (sometim
  17. I decided to create a blog entry for this, as I did not feel comfortable posting an actual forum entry for reasons I'll not discuss. It's been a few months since I stopped posting here, and it's one of the best decisions I've made in regards to acne. Acne is no longer really on my mind, just my remaining marks and shallow scarring are. When posting here, even when mostly clear, I was still worrying about breaking out. I've been able to live a much healthier life, physically and emotionally;
  18. angiepants

    Day 2

    May be the placebo effect but skin looks less red. i had a white head just fall out as I applied makeup which has never happened before! However, I do have a bunch of other whiteheads that have started protruding and they're super tempting to pick
  19. angiepants

    Day 6

    Skipped a day because skin was pretty much the same. I noticed that I don't have any huge pimples on my cheeks anymore but i do have a lot of those flesh colored bumps and small whiteheads all over. My forehead still has those 4 huge pimples on it though ugh. I wish there was a magical way for them to be gone by Thursday because it's my cousins graduation. Oh well, one can pray and hope lol
  20. so today is my first day on the "caveman regimen". I woke up this morning kinda thinking the redness wasn't as bad, im 15 and have to deal with school and that kinda scares me with the whole "initial outbreak" thing as my acne is pretty bad. I have modified the caveman regimen a little, i just let the water from my shower clean my face, i very gently rub. and every friday i will be putting on witch hazel, all natural, no chemicals. i will provide pictures from when i woke up this morning. thank
  21. Hello!! Guys, this is deen from Singapore. I am currently suffering from moderate acne. I started masturbating at the age of 13 until today at the age of 17+( 3rd October is by birthday by the way). I had super clear face before 13 when I was not masturbating. As years progressed, I masturbated more and more frequently( sometimes 5 times a day). After reading several forums and experimentation, I finally concluded that my acne was due to excessive masturbation. I did try to not masturbate and sa
  22. I started the no wash regimen 7 days ago, after I found a blog about in on Acne.org, I read a lot of blogs on acne because my skin has been horrible for the past 4 years. It wasn’t as bad four years ago, but it’s been getting worse and worse and now it’s the worst it’s ever been. Over the four years, I’ve been doing everything to try to get it better. Antibiotics, creams, diet changes, Dan’s (stupid) regimen, natural remedies (manuka honey, tea tree oil, aloe vera, apple cider vingar etc.). Ever
  23. Using water 3x a day has given me pretty good results in 7 weeks. Topicals suck!
  24. Hi guys! I have been a reader of acne.org for a while now and am starting my first log with the Caveman Regimen. Like many of you, I have tried basically everything (topicals, proactive, Acnepractice, Acne.org regimen, spa facials, microdermabrasion, light therapy, antibiotics, birth control pills, checked for allergies, etc.) with the exception of Accutane (scares me way too much!). The clearest I have been is using the Acne.org Regimen which has really been working for me acne wise. The issue
  25. SMGUY

    Caveman Regimen- First Week

    So I started the caveman regimen 7 days ago (on the 24th January) and I'm basically going to be blogging about how I've found the whole experience of the regimen, so you guys know what to expect if you try it in the future. For the last 4 years, since I was in Year 8 (12 years old), I've had mild acne. At first I wasn't that bothered, but after about 2-3 years of having it people started commenting and I became really self conscious. I refused to go out if my skin was looking bad and I even bun