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My skin is very ugly.. i have acne and alot of wrinkles.. i just cant live with that

i use benzoyl peroxide 2.5% on a very low amount At the morning after cleaning the skin with Cetaphil gentle cleanser.. then i use
oil free moisturizer spf 15 before i go out to work..
(im 20 years old by the way)
at night, after the shower, i clean my skin again with cetaphil gentle cleanser and then i use KART Exfol lotion (AHA..)..
i have alot of facial wrinkles, espeically under my eyes.. deep wrinkles and alot of small ones..
in my forehead too and some laugh lines either..
im so depressed because of it...

anyone can help me
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* quote : about my diet, i eat very well i think.. vegetables , fruits , only fatfree meat , rice, cheese,
potatoes, eggs (only the white part), fishes.. thats all... and my mam and dad dont have wrinkled skin .. and they had no acne at all when they were young
 

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Hi and welcome Evolver, I had really bad acnee too as well as wrinkles. I tried everything the just gave up on the acnee and decided to try something for the wrinkles instead. I started at home dermabrassions (Avon) and low and behold my acnee is gone, the wrinkles aren't so severe. Hope this helps you.
 

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hey..

My skin is very ugly.. i have acne and alot of wrinkles.. i just cant live with that

i use benzoyl peroxide 2.5% on a very low amount At the morning after cleaning the skin with Cetaphil gentle cleanser.. then i use
oil free moisturizer spf 15 before i go out to work..
(im 20 years old by the way)
at night, after the shower, i clean my skin again with cetaphil gentle cleanser and then i use KART Exfol lotion (AHA..)..
i have alot of facial wrinkles, espeically under my eyes.. deep wrinkles and alot of small ones..
in my forehead too and some laugh lines either..
im so depressed because of it...

anyone can help me
?

* quote : about my diet, i eat very well i think.. vegetables , fruits , only fatfree meat , rice, cheese,
potatoes, eggs (only the white part), fishes.. thats all... and my mam and dad dont have wrinkled skin .. and they had no acne at all when they were young
Hi Evolver,

May I recommend Arbonne's acne line. They work really well. If I can help by introducing you to a line that actually works then that'll make my day! Get back to me if I can help.


Paradise
 

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Hi,

It is a bit strange that you have wrinkles at 20. Maybe the reason is too much sun exposure?? If so, please avoid and use a good sunscreen during day time and reapply if necessary. Drinks lot of water and start using a good moisturiser that is suitable for your skin type. You can also start using a vitamin serum before applying moisturiser. For acne, use a good face wash like clearasil, clean and clear or neutrogena. I have found these useful as I suffer from acne too.

Hope this helps.
 

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No it isn't that strange I started to have frown lines in my early twenties too. Mine were likely due to mal nutrition and high stress, I can sympathize though, I know what it's like to "age before your time" so to speak. The dermabrassions really seem to help me, minimize it all. Just remember sunblock, scrub, and a good moisturizer.
 

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Retin A. (Tretinoin)

Oringinally formulated to help acne, also found to help many people with lines and wrinkles. Solid medical evidence to back up the claims. I'd try it first.
 

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JMO-- a diet too low in fat can wreak havoc on your skin. I hope you are eating good fats- and that includes the egg yolk!! Add omega 3-6-9 and eat olive oil, and I even cook with coconut oil- a great fat. If you are not ingesting enough fat, especially if you are a woman, it can be very counterproductive. I am not a doctor, but.... shrug. As for acne, I have never had it. I hope the other ladies here have helped!! Eat your good fats!
 

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i definitely agree that not getting the right fats (fats do NOT make you fat as many people like to think, that is credited to sugar/HFCS and low nutrient starches) in your body is bad for not only your skin, but health as well. on the other hand, bad fats like hydrogenated oils and PUFAs (polyunsaturated fatty acids) that are in pretty much everything in the food industry today can cause all sorts of problems including acne and aging. add the fats that sandia suggests to your diet, just make sure they are in their natural forms, anything highly processed defeats the purpose. egg yolk and animal fat are actually brain food...

also, do you include soy in your diet? this estrogen dominant food can be a big factor. i know people who cut it out of their diet and their problems went with it.

okay, that's it. sorry for the long answer...mom's a nutritionist/facialist MT and dad's a naturopathic doc.

*one other thing, how long have you used benzoyl peroxide? it's actually too harsh for many people's skin and while it may seem to help in the beginning it worsens the skin afterwards
 

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i definitely agree that not getting the right fats (fats do NOT make you fat as many people like to think, that is credited to sugar/HFCS and low nutrient starches) in your body is bad for not only your skin, but health as well. on the other hand, bad fats like hydrogenated oils and PUFAs (polyunsaturated fatty acids) that are in pretty much everything in the food industry today can cause all sorts of problems including acne and aging. add the fats that sandia suggests to your diet, just make sure they are in their natural forms, anything highly processed defeats the purpose. egg yolk and animal fat are actually brain food...

also, do you include soy in your diet? this estrogen dominant food can be a big factor. i know people who cut it out of their diet and their problems went with it.

okay, that's it. sorry for the long answer...mom's a nutritionist/facialist MT and dad's a naturopathic doc.

*one other thing, how long have you used benzoyl peroxide? it's actually too harsh for many people's skin and while it may seem to help in the beginning it worsens the skin afterwards
Great post! I stay FAR away from trans fats/deodorized oils, etc. I'm a low carb chick, though I've been eating too many grains and going on sugar "binges" this year. @@ Thanks to that, I'm 15lbs heavier. I'm back on track this week and feel soooo much better. If fat makes you fat- how did I lose 100lbs on Atkins eating more than 50% fat in my dietary caloric intake every day? Sometimes more. And my lipid profile was better. Hmmmmmm.


Edited to add that I don't eat any soy except for soy sauce- and the like. I'm post surgical menopausal and on bio identical hormones and I don't eat soy unless it's fermented? ?? No soy milk, etc.
 

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Great post! I stay FAR away from trans fats/deodorized oils, etc. I'm a low carb chick, though I've been eating too many grains and going on sugar "binges" this year. @@ Thanks to that, I'm 15lbs heavier. I'm back on track this week and feel soooo much better. If fat makes you fat- how did I lose 100lbs on Atkins eating more than 50% fat in my dietary caloric intake every day? Sometimes more. And my lipid profile was better. Hmmmmmm.


Edited to add that I don't eat any soy except for soy sauce- and the like. I'm post surgical menopausal and on bio identical hormones and I don't eat soy unless it's fermented? ?? No soy milk, etc.
yes, that's right, fermented soy is good for you like a lot of fermented foods. same idea why people who are lactose intolerant can drink kefir.

and i know what you mean about sugar binges... i have a bit of a sweet tooth myself. i feel 20 times better when i keep those things at the bare minimum, but sometimes its hard. i just draw the line at HFCS. i got a kick out of that commercial campaign a while back trying to convince people that it's not bad for you... lol go figure the campaign was run by the same corp selling the stuff.

however, congrats on 100 lbs. that's awesome
 

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yes, that's right, fermented soy is good for you like a lot of fermented foods. same idea why people who are lactose intolerant can drink kefir.

and i know what you mean about sugar binges... i have a bit of a sweet tooth myself. i feel 20 times better when i keep those things at the bare minimum, but sometimes its hard. i just draw the line at HFCS. i got a kick out of that commercial campaign a while back trying to convince people that it's not bad for you... lol go figure the campaign was run by the same corp selling the stuff.

however, congrats on 100 lbs. that's awesome
OH, don't those commercials promoting the "healthiness" of HFCS irk the hell out of you? That stuff is a metabolic nightmare! It's AWFUL! I don't remember the details, but metabolizing it is havoc and it's just bad... I lost the weight from 2000-2003. I've pretty much kept it off. This is the fattest I've been in a while.... well, fat for ME! I feel awful. I have an awful sweet tooth. Heck, all my teeth are sweet. I could live on sweets. I could go the rest of my life without chips and bread, but sugar.... man I have to really watch myself. I'm literally detoxing and going thru cravings and headaches right now from going off flour/sugar cold turkey. Just ain't giving up the coffee!
 

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does dermabasion help reduce pigmentation/ skin discoloration?

and for the wrinkles you can try lacura syn ake cream. i have already ordered mine, i also have deep eye wrinkles which is really depressing
 

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Hi and welcome Evolver, I had really bad acnee too as well as wrinkles. I tried everything the just gave up on the acnee and decided to try something for the wrinkles instead. I started at home dermabrassions (Avon) and low and behold my acnee is gone, the wrinkles aren't so severe. Hope this helps you.
where did u buy it from? is there any store that sell it? i cant buy it from online. i dont have a credit card.
 
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