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  Topic: caffeine?
brunettemama

Replies: 7
Views: 14161

PostForum: Acne   Posted: Mon Feb 05, 2007 8:35 pm   Subject: caffeine?
Thanks for responding. I agree I think it makes it worse. I hardly ever drink soda or coffee,but when I do I swear I break out right after!
  Topic: a new alternative to retin a??
brunettemama

Replies: 4
Views: 7961

PostForum: Retinoids / Vitamin A   Posted: Fri Feb 02, 2007 5:52 am   Subject: a new alternative to retin a??
Maybe the doctor will know what that new medicine is your friend was talking about. I havent heard of anything like that,but seems like everyday they come out with something new,so who knows?....I per ...
  Topic: Avene Diacneal & oily skin?
brunettemama

Replies: 1
Views: 5341

PostForum: Retinoids / Vitamin A   Posted: Fri Feb 02, 2007 5:01 am   Subject: Avene Diacneal & oily skin?
I use metro gel which does a similar thing. It makes my skin look very shiney.I suggest asking the doctor if you can use it at night (which is when I use the metro gel,I use differin during the day) I ...
  Topic: a new alternative to retin a??
brunettemama

Replies: 4
Views: 7961

PostForum: Retinoids / Vitamin A   Posted: Fri Feb 02, 2007 4:51 am   Subject: a new alternative to retin a??
I dont think you develop "immunity" to retinoids. They work by keeping the pore unplugged. If they seem to stop working over time,it may be because some other factor has you broken out (like bacteria ...
  Topic: non-prescription Retin A
brunettemama

Replies: 9
Views: 17991

PostForum: Retinoids / Vitamin A   Posted: Fri Feb 02, 2007 4:39 am   Subject: non-prescription Retin A
Is it safe to buy these products this way? And how can you be sure they are what you are ordering?
  Topic: Acne, makes my life so miserable!
brunettemama

Replies: 24
Views: 44042

PostForum: Acne   Posted: Fri Feb 02, 2007 4:29 am   Subject: Acne, makes my life so miserable!
Your scars may not be scars,but hyperpigmentation that can last anywhere from a few days to a few months. Generally,they are redness where the pimple occured.

I do agree with the poster that said R ...
  Topic: caffeine?
brunettemama

Replies: 7
Views: 14161

PostForum: Acne   Posted: Fri Feb 02, 2007 4:25 am   Subject: caffeine?
I was just wondering if anyone knew of any studies shown saying that caffeine effects acne.

I personally think whenever I drink caffeine,I seem to get a break out. Anyone else exprience this? I hav ...
  Topic: Need advice about acne treatment
brunettemama

Replies: 3
Views: 10491

PostForum: Common Skin Imperfections   Posted: Mon Jan 15, 2007 1:45 am   Subject: Need advice about acne treatment
Hello Dave.I too used to have acne.Sometimes still get the occasional pimple,but nowhere near as gruesome as it once was!!!!

After being like you and trying all over the counter products and Proact ...
  Topic: anyone tried this?
brunettemama

Replies: 0
Views: 4131

PostForum: Basic Skin Care / Skin Health Maintenance   Posted: Mon Jan 15, 2007 1:22 am   Subject: anyone tried this?
Since I have seen a dermatologist I havent had too many problems with pimples anymore.

Yet,I was reading a magazine that said if you have a pimple, to crush an aspirin and add some water and mix it ...
  Topic: skin care products
brunettemama

Replies: 11
Views: 16114

PostForum: Basic Skin Care / Skin Health Maintenance   Posted: Mon Jan 15, 2007 1:15 am   Subject: skin care products
Wow,Robertchoi gave the best advice so far for acne that I have seen on here.

Totally agree about the astringent thing.

However,Robert,you forgot to mention how very useful RETINOIDS are at trea ...
  Topic: MINOCYCLINE
brunettemama

Replies: 4
Views: 6543

PostForum: Acne   Posted: Mon Jan 15, 2007 12:42 am   Subject: MINOCYCLINE
Thanks...I havent had to use it but for only the three months.I have maintained clear skin by continuing to use differin gel and metro gel. (he said I mild roseaca too)

Somehow I dont think it's a ...
  Topic: MINOCYCLINE
brunettemama

Replies: 4
Views: 6543

PostForum: Acne   Posted: Sun Jan 14, 2007 10:25 pm   Subject: MINOCYCLINE
I dont know,what is pigmentation change? It is like a blueish color,like a bruise.It definitely doesnt hurt though.
  Topic: PLEASE help, sick of painful deep down acne
brunettemama

Replies: 6
Views: 9310

PostForum: Acne   Posted: Sun Jan 14, 2007 3:57 am   Subject: PLEASE help, sick of painful deep down acne
You should see a dermatologist.Benzoyl peroxide didnt work for me either...but differin gel and metrogel did.
Everybody's different.
  Topic: MINOCYCLINE
brunettemama

Replies: 4
Views: 6543

PostForum: Acne   Posted: Sun Jan 14, 2007 3:50 am   Subject: MINOCYCLINE
I was prescribed this anti-biotic fr my acne last year,along with many other things.
They worked and I'm very thankful,but have some concerns.

The minocycline said that a side effect was easier br ...
  Topic: Oprah show / cream
brunettemama

Replies: 10
Views: 35121

PostForum: Hormones and Growth Factors   Posted: Sun Jan 14, 2007 3:44 am   Subject: Oprah show / cream
Yeah, but where do you get this Vagina creme? Is it prescribed by a doctor?

Retinoids make you look younger too and they dont go on your vagina.
 
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