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    I've struggled with spots for a few years now, and the last year or so my skin has got considerably worse. I wouldn't say I have acne, but my skin is something I am very self conscious of. It isn't so much my spots that bother me, rather the scars and pigmentation I am left with- when I have a spot it always marks my skin!

    I have been on antibiotics from the doctors (oxytetracycline) , but that was a long time ago and I didn't really take them properly, I would forget and so that might be why I didn't feel that they worked well. I have tried so many skincare products, and I have been using benzoyl peroxide cream for about a month now so it is a bit early for me to tell a difference.

    Does anyone have any recommendations for either spot treatment or scarring? I have combination skin and it is quite sensitive. Thankyou!
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    (Original post by CharlotteHudders)
    I've struggled with spots for a few years now, and the last year or so my skin has got considerably worse. I wouldn't say I have acne, but my skin is something I am very self conscious of. It isn't so much my spots that bother me, rather the scars and pigmentation I am left with- when I have a spot it always marks my skin!

    I have been on antibiotics from the doctors (oxytetracycline) , but that was a long time ago and I didn't really take them properly, I would forget and so that might be why I didn't feel that they worked well. I have tried so many skincare products, and I have been using benzoyl peroxide cream for about a month now so it is a bit early for me to tell a difference.

    Does anyone have any recommendations for either spot treatment or scarring? I have combination skin and it is quite sensitive. Thankyou!
    Can you go back t your GP and ask to see a dermatologist?
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    Have you tried natural products like Jojoba oil, Raw Manuka honey (a bit pricey, so I use Raw Thyme Honey now) or Apple Cider Vinegar. I used these to get rid of my acne, which hit particularly hard at 15-16. Oils to put acne prone skin might seem scary but there's some that are really good, jojoba oil has been popular for so long but still doesn't get enough recognition.

    Another big thing was my diet and water drinking, I always use to think that it would make no difference since my skin is external and what I eat doesn't make much of an impact, but it was a clear difference after a few weeks of cutting down on dairy (didn't really have much anyway apart from a but of milk in my tea) and just being healthier and drinking LOTS of water. Good luck!
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    (Original post by CharlotteHudders)
    I've struggled with spots for a few years now, and the last year or so my skin has got considerably worse. I wouldn't say I have acne, but my skin is something I am very self conscious of. It isn't so much my spots that bother me, rather the scars and pigmentation I am left with- when I have a spot it always marks my skin!

    I have been on antibiotics from the doctors (oxytetracycline) , but that was a long time ago and I didn't really take them properly, I would forget and so that might be why I didn't feel that they worked well. I have tried so many skincare products, and I have been using benzoyl peroxide cream for about a month now so it is a bit early for me to tell a difference.

    Does anyone have any recommendations for either spot treatment or scarring? I have combination skin and it is quite sensitive. Thankyou!
    nothing works, sorry. i've looked into this.
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    (Original post by CharlotteHudders)

    Does anyone have any recommendations for either spot treatment or scarring? I have combination skin and it is quite sensitive. Thankyou!
    Put honey on your face it will eat through the top layer of skin and reveal fresh skin underneath

    take zinc supplements and put nappy rash cream on your face, it's mostly zinc as well
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    (Original post by Nurani61105)
    Have you tried natural products like Jojoba oil, Raw Manuka honey (a bit pricey, so I use Raw Thyme Honey now) or Apple Cider Vinegar. I used these to get rid of my acne, which hit particularly hard at 15-16. Oils to put acne prone skin might seem scary but there's some that are really good, jojoba oil has been popular for so long but still doesn't get enough recognition.

    Another big thing was my diet and water drinking, I always use to think that it would make no difference since my skin is external and what I eat doesn't make much of an impact, but it was a clear difference after a few weeks of cutting down on dairy (didn't really have much anyway apart from a but of milk in my tea) and just being healthier and drinking LOTS of water. Good luck!
    Thats so helpful thank you so much! There is a Manuka honey mask I've been looking at so I might purchase it!
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    Can you go back t your GP and ask to see a dermatologist?
    That will be my next point of call but where I live, it is extremely difficult to get an appointment and I just wanted to see if anyone could offer any recommendations before I attempt to get one!
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    (Original post by CharlotteHudders)
    Thats so helpful thank you so much! There is a Manuka honey mask I've been looking at so I might purchase it!
    Would love to know how the current interests are working for you. Because i have1 that works for me like a holy grail. But if you are trying all these other products no point me suggest this
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    (Original post by DeeStudent)
    Put honey on your face it will eat through the top layer of skin and reveal fresh skin underneath

    take zinc supplements and put nappy rash cream on your face, it's mostly zinc as well

    Thankyou so much, ill try it!
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    (Original post by CharlotteHudders)
    Thankyou so much, ill try it!

    honestly, as someone who was plagued with spots from the age 13, going from clearasil > prescribed creams > antibiotics > roaccutane; researching all abrasive scar treatments for years, and now in my mid-to-late 20s, i can tell you the only solution for acne scarring is coming to terms with it as part of you.
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    (Original post by jumjum)
    Would love to know how the current interests are working for you. Because i have1 that works for me like a holy grail. But if you are trying all these other products no point me suggest this
    What is it that you use? I'm open to suggestions!
 
 
 
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