Your skin looks clear, dewy and healthy!
oh hunny..i know EXACTLY how you feel!!
Originally Posted by sungoddess
yes, it took me a whole year, BUT here are some things that have REALLY helped also:
vegan vitamin D supplements, whole food magnesium supplement, whole food multivitamin supplement
ALSO a pure MSM (methyl-sulfonyl-methane i think?) supplement. THIS has helped me the most
and applying RAW honey to your face and allowing it to sit for 15ish minutes before bed everynight
and applying shea butter for overnight
and washing with ONLY Dr. Bronners liquid soap
and not using ANY over the counter acne treatments whatsoever. this only aggravated it..always.
that routine + raw (raw is a definite..if i do that routine without raw, i break out. if i do raw without that routine, i break out.) has worked for me.
good luck :) :)
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looking good! So happy for you!
Dr. Bronners liquid soap
Theres a liquid one? I have the bar one, and i love how it feels. Like creamy or something.
You look very pretty in both pictures, but the 'after' looks very radiant. :)
I'm also struggling w/acne. It has improved from moderate to mild after being high raw for a few months. Can you tell me which brand of shea butter you use? I'm very interested in trying it.
Wow you look amazing!! getting off that crap is one of the best things I ever did!! ;)
Good luck and congrats!!
-Crazy Healer Lady
You are a great inspiration for a newbie! You look great! Thanks for sharing your story.
Good for you!
I've been meaning to start talking about trying to get off birth control on here and I'm so glad you brought it up.
I've been on ortho tri since I was fifteen due to irregular periods,(and of course it now acts as birth control). I remember there was a time a long time ago when I went off of it for some reason and got horrible horrible acne. After that I was so scared to go off of it again.
Of course now I'm desperate to ditch it but I have no idea how to start. I guess I start by just stopping but that's so scary. I'm especially worried about my irregular "lady issues" coming back whenever it wants to.
Could you just let me know if you did anything special?
By the way, your man-friend is a stud,(I can still say that. I still have a whole week until I get married). ;)
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How did I miss this one. Eatyourbroccoli, you look more than gorgeous. You have a natural glowy,seen,shine and illuminating quality---in addition to your natural beautiful features! WOW! * speechless * CONGRATS :)
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you look simply beautiful
I can really see the difference- you were beautiful before- but now you have this gorgeous glow! I have been thinking about getting off of my pills too and you are definitley an inspiration.
You're an incredibly beautiful woman, and you are just glowing in the after photo :) How exciting, I'm SO happy for you :)
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epicurian shea butter company with lilac and gardenia is the brand of shea butter i use. its been absolutely fantastic so far. i bought it at whole foods i think.
as far as how i got off my birth control..i just stopped taking it. its taken almost a year for me to become regular again..i went 7 months without a period at all, and then id get it maybe every other month, and then i got it like 3 times in one month..and now im more or less regular (so far..we'll see how that changes now that im on day 25 of 100% as opposed to just high raw).
i instantly FELT better after stopping. it was causing me a lot of anemia issues (it can inhibit the absorption of iron apparently..) and was giving me pretty intense vertigo. i had been on it 6 or so years, and it took about 4 months before i started truly detoxing i think, and then took me a good 7-8 months to detox completely and i may have a bit more to go, but my skin look the best it has since january when i first started detoxing.
all in all..im so happy i went off it. another huge benefit was that my hips/thighs/butt have slimmed down so much from just going off it. raw, of course, has helped a ton too, but i lost a good 7 lbs just from ditchin the pill alone.
good luck :)
We don't have ideology. We don't have theology. We dance.
Your beautiful in both pics. Your skin in the second pic is so smooth and glowing.
Raw or not, you look better without makeup.
Natural and Raw is the way to go.
Keep it up!
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