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I am 31 years old. I developed moderate and cystic acne about 9 months ago. Up until then, I had smooth, flawless skin. I would like to share my story to help others.

I found out the cause of my acne. They were:

-Centrum Multi-Vitamin (I am allergic to iodine. The iodine level in Centrum was too high for me)
-500 mg of L-lysine (I took this to prevent cold sores, but I believe it imbalanced my skin)

I stopped taking these supplements about two weeks ago, and my skin DRAMATICALLY improved. I have no new acne, and the small, white bumps are fading. My skin is becoming soft and smooth again. It hasn't felt this way in a long, long time.

I've been taking the following for the last 2 months:

10g of B-5
(1) tablet of B-Complex
(2) Calcium
(1) Tablespoon of Flaxseed Oil

Since my skin is improving, I will continue to take these supplements. However, dramatic improvements came when I stopped the Centrum and L-lysine. My skin is becoming like what it was before.

Also, I would like to add that I took birth control pills to improve my skin. I was on birth control for 4 months about 4 months ago. I took Necon 7/7/7 and Ortho-Tri. Sadly, they aggravated my acne even more, so I stopped.

Here is my skin regimen:

-Neutrogena or Dermalogica gentle cleanser with a sprinkle of baking soda for exfoliation
-collagen serum around the eyes
-jojoba oil

-Neutrogena or Dermalogica gentle cleanser
-collagen serum around the eyes
-jojoba oil

Once a Week:
-Vitamin Mask

This works for me. My skin is becoming smooth and soft. My pink scars are fading. I'm developing the radiance I once had. Not to sound arrogant, but I used to have skin people would kill for. I was a fair-skinned Asian with a DEWY complexion. I used to get carded all the time! :)

It seems that my skin is finally making a comeback.

I hope my post helps! Good Luck to all!

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