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  1. I second gymmie's suggestion. I suffered from...

    I second gymmie's suggestion. I suffered from eczema for about 10 years, and it was through my research that I stumbled upon this website/forums. There doesn't seem to be any one method that works...
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    You already are a rare find, gymmie!!...

    You already are a rare find, gymmie!! :yess::yess:
    Great idea!! As soon as I finish the SKB, I'm going to use that for the LAA. :thanx:
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    Not gymmie, so I will of course defer to her, BUT...

    Not gymmie, so I will of course defer to her, BUT I remembered reading a post recently by Kassy that I saved. She shared the following -
    "Here are the "musts" for an effective vitamin C serum;

    -...
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    :hugs: Yay!! So happy to see you here still...

    :hugs: Yay!! So happy to see you here still gymmie. As I tell everyone, I loved this site because of the freeflow of ideas and your personality/leadership/mentorship was so wecloming to newbies like...
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    gymmie - where do you buy your supplies from...

    gymmie - where do you buy your supplies from these days? I still buy mostly everything I need from lotioncrafter. I do get phloretin from skinactives, hydrosols from Garden of Wisdom and oils from...
  6. Thread: Purging from OCM

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    I think if you try it, the right formulation is...

    I think if you try it, the right formulation is key. I did it with jojoba and another with olive oil mixed with castor and had major breakouts with huge boils on my face and I am NOT acne prone....
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    Glad to know you are still here and still just as...

    Glad to know you are still here and still just as generous and big-hearted as when I first started! I'm not on here as much as I once was (kids, long work days, etc.) but I do try to have periodic...
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    gymmie - does this mean you still use ADC to buy...

    gymmie - does this mean you still use ADC to buy your retin-a? I'm interested in getting back to using it but def would like to avoid the prices we have to pay here with prescription.
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    Thanks for the recommendation gymmie. I just...

    Thanks for the recommendation gymmie. I just ordered these plus their 70/30 facial cloth and their suede lens cleaner too lol!!
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    I think the causes and treatments vary for each...

    I think the causes and treatments vary for each of us, but I do agree with other posters that this is a result of an overactive immune system and could be related to food allergies. I have heard that...
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    Hi Alexa, I use the Salux every time I...

    Hi Alexa,

    I use the Salux every time I take a shower in place of a washcloth. In Eastern Asia, most of us use it instead of a washcloth. We lather it up with lots of soap but don't rub...
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    Hi folks, I've been using that salux for...

    Hi folks,
    I've been using that salux for about 35 years now, and it's good. BUT, on days when you really want to slough off all of that excess skin, you should get one of those Italy cloths sold...
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    I didn't click the link, but it is for a DJ...

    I didn't click the link, but it is for a DJ services business.https://www.skincaretalk.com/images/smilies/newsmiles/shakehead.gif How lame!
  14. Thread: seakelp question

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    Dragon - that's the same stuff I saw when I heard...

    Dragon - that's the same stuff I saw when I heard about the radiation levels impact on seaweed.

    In any case, I feel better because I just researched the sea kelp sold from SEA. They use...
  15. Thread: seakelp question

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    seakelp question

    Hi ladies

    Are any of you concerned about obtaining seakelp bioferment/emollient right now? I ordered some but now having second thoughts as I was told excessively high levels of radiation...
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    Okay - I'm bouncing back from my loss and found...

    Okay - I'm bouncing back from my loss and found this - ta da! Microfiber Waffle Weave Washcloth with Satin Edge 11" x 11" - Spa at Newport Ultra-Microfiber Fantasy Facial Washcloths 12"x12" in 7 pack...
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    No more Merry Micro Fiber Bath?

    Has anyone tried to purchase anything recently from Merry Micro Fiber Bath? I can't find either website or blog. I would be sad to lose such a great source for inexpensive microfiber washcloths. ...
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    Great idea on the pap smear brushes (although I'd...

    Great idea on the pap smear brushes (although I'd curl my toes using it each time just remembering my last experience with them). I was thinking of a little straw brush like the middle one in the...
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    Bottle brushes, anyone?

    Hi there!

    Just wondered if any of you have tried using a bottle brush to clean your dropper bottles. I bought a little straw brush I'm going to try on the glass tube/dropper this weekend, but it...
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    Completely agreed DragoN. I was glad to go back...

    Completely agreed DragoN. I was glad to go back and review this info - especially since it forced me to revisit this info in greater detail. I also find the lack of published studies on to be a...
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    I had so many links - really, I need to do a...

    I had so many links - really, I need to do a better job of organization. Then I actually had to re-read the articles and remember what each referred to. The ones that I think are most relevant are...
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    Of course DragoN. Happy to as I would appreciate...

    Of course DragoN. Happy to as I would appreciate a knowledgeable mind reviewing this. I have footnoted most references if I haven't printed the actual articles, so it should be easy for me to get for...
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    Sorry folks as my weekends tend to be taken up...

    Sorry folks as my weekends tend to be taken up nowadays and I can only check in periodically. Agreed on all points about the pH - as DragoN pointed out initially - I had not researched the pH (I...
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    hi beckey for 1oz (remember i make a 0.5 oz...

    hi beckey

    for 1oz (remember i make a 0.5 oz batch so please halve if you intend to do the same), i use:

    1 tsp LAA
    1/8 tsp ferulic
    1/4 tsp vit e
    1/4 tsp HA
    1/4 tsp phloretin
    1tsp SKB
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    hi beckey! i dissolve the phloretin along with...

    hi beckey!

    i dissolve the phloretin along with ferulic in everclear or vodka. i add the resveratrol (i use the liquid form) and silk amino acids when i mix everything together (i.e. the dissolved...
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