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Alternative / other treatments (21) Tried it?How effective?
Dr. Hauschka Natural Skin Care Y | N Rating Saved
Honey Y | N Rating Saved
Aromatherapy Y | N Rating Saved
Chemical-free, vegan cosmetics / personal care products Y | N Rating Saved
Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins Y | N Rating Saved
Ole Henriksen products Y | N Rating Saved
Aging (improvement after around age 19) Y | N Rating Saved
PhotoDynamic Therapy Y | N Rating Saved
Aveda Enbrightenment Wash Y | N Rating Saved
Flax Oil Y | N Rating Saved
Using fresh aloe vera leaves on skin Y | N Rating Saved
Emu Oil Y | N Rating Saved
Helminthic therapy Y | N Rating Saved
Oil Cleansing Method Y | N Rating Saved
African Black Soap Y | N Rating Saved
Sauna Y | N Rating Saved
Jojoba Oil Y | N Rating Saved
Washing face with baking soda Y | N Rating Saved
foot bath with baking soda Y | N Rating Saved
Post-Sleep Saliva on affected area Y | N Rating Saved
Clay Mask Y | N Rating Saved
Over-the-counter medications and supplements (44) Tried it?How effective?
Mychelle clear skin serum Y | N Rating Saved
Clearasil Stayclear Y | N Rating Saved
Tea tree oil Y | N Rating Saved
Apple cider vinegar tonic Y | N Rating Saved
Vitamin D3 Y | N Rating Saved
OBAGI Y | N Rating Saved
Acne Free Y | N Rating Saved
"Cleanance K" by Avene Y | N Rating Saved
Proactiv Y | N Rating Saved
Benzoyl peroxide 2.5% Y | N Rating Saved
Blemish potion Y | N Rating Saved
Salicylic acid Y | N Rating Saved
Toothpaste on acne Y | N Rating Saved
Rubbing Alcohol Y | N Rating Saved
Hydrogen peroxide Y | N Rating Saved
Pantothenic acid Y | N Rating Saved
Bert's Bees Cleansing Milk Y | N Rating Saved
Mario Bedescu Drying Lotion Y | N Rating Saved
Zinc Y | N Rating Saved
Murad AcneComplex Y | N Rating Saved
Exuviance Vespera Serum Y | N Rating Saved
Purpose Gentle Cleansing Bar Y | N Rating Saved
Kumkumadi Lepana Y | N Rating Saved
Vicco Turmeric Skin Cream Y | N Rating Saved
Sulfur Powder Y | N Rating Saved
Vitamin D Y | N Rating Saved
Zinc cream Y | N Rating Saved
Alpha Hydroxy Acid Y | N Rating Saved
Benzoyl Peroxide Cream %10 Y | N Rating Saved
Burt's Bees blemish stick Y | N Rating Saved
N-acetylcysteine Y | N Rating Saved
Retinol Oral Supplementation Y | N Rating Saved
Hydrocortisone cream Y | N Rating Saved
Gamma Linolenic Acid Y | N Rating Saved
Glycolic acid Y | N Rating Saved
Evening Primrose Oil Y | N Rating Saved
Aveeno Skin Brightening Daily Scrub Y | N Rating Saved
fish oil Y | N Rating Saved
mother dirt probiotic spray Y | N Rating Saved
Acnutrol Pills Y | N Rating Saved
Antioxidants Y | N Rating Saved
Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Y | N Rating Saved
Stridex Pads Y | N Rating Saved
Magnesium before bed Y | N Rating Saved
Lifestyle / dietary changes and home remedies (39) Tried it?How effective?
Washing face Y | N Rating Saved
Birth control pill / Balance hormones Y | N Rating Saved
Avoid touching face Y | N Rating Saved
Vegan diet Y | N Rating Saved
Bar soap Y | N Rating Saved
St. Ives Apricot Scrub Y | N Rating Saved
Sit out in the sun with the affected area exposed for at least 15 minutes in the day Y | N Rating Saved
Washing pillowcases regularly Y | N Rating Saved
Cetaphil for sensitive skin Y | N Rating Saved
Using nothing but water on face Y | N Rating Saved
Placing clean towel on pillow each night Y | N Rating Saved
No dairy Y | N Rating Saved
White vinegar Y | N Rating Saved
Paleo Diet Y | N Rating Saved
Aloe Vera Soap Y | N Rating Saved
No gluten Y | N Rating Saved
No sugar Y | N Rating Saved
No fast food Y | N Rating Saved
Air Purifier Y | N Rating Saved
Exercise Y | N Rating Saved
No eggs Y | N Rating Saved
Urine therapy Y | N Rating Saved
Zinc soap Y | N Rating Saved
Pregnancy Y | N Rating Saved
Ketogenic Diet Y | N Rating Saved
Not washing face at all Y | N Rating Saved
Avoiding pork Y | N Rating Saved
Drink a lot of water Y | N Rating Saved
avoid spicy food Y | N Rating Saved
bikram yoga Y | N Rating Saved
eliminating comedogenic ingredients from skincare routine Y | N Rating Saved
having a good skincare routine Y | N Rating Saved
No Chocolate Y | N Rating Saved
fresh washcloth each day Y | N Rating Saved
Witch hazel Y | N Rating Saved
Cut Alcohol Y | N Rating Saved
Avoid Nightshade vegetables Y | N Rating Saved
No Soda Y | N Rating Saved
Organic Peppermint tea daily/almost daily Y | N Rating Saved
Prescription drugs (32) Tried it?How effective?
Isotretinoin (Roaccutane, Accutane) Y | N Rating Saved
Clindamycin1% dabber Y | N Rating Saved
Tetracycline Y | N Rating Saved
Stievia-A Cream .025% Y | N Rating Saved
Retin A Y | N Rating Saved
Benzaclin Y | N Rating Saved
Doryx (Doxycycline) Y | N Rating Saved
Diane 35 Y | N Rating Saved
Vaccination with individually developed vaccine Y | N Rating Saved
Azelex Y | N Rating Saved
Duac Gel Y | N Rating Saved
Acnetrex Y | N Rating Saved
Bactrim Y | N Rating Saved
Antibiotic cream Y | N Rating Saved
Erythromycin topical solution Y | N Rating Saved
Rosac Y | N Rating Saved
Spironolactone Y | N Rating Saved
Metrogel Y | N Rating Saved
Clindamyacin phosphate gel Y | N Rating Saved
Tazorac Y | N Rating Saved
Sotret Y | N Rating Saved
Roaccutane Y | N Rating Saved
Amoxicillin Y | N Rating Saved
Differin Gel Y | N Rating Saved
Epiduo Gel Y | N Rating Saved
acutane Y | N Rating Saved
AcZone Y | N Rating Saved
Veltin Y | N Rating Saved
Ziana Y | N Rating Saved
Azelaic acid Y | N Rating Saved
Tretinoin Y | N Rating Saved
Cipro Y | N Rating Saved

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