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by 0 · about 2 hours ago

As I'm about to turn 32 this question keeps coming up in my mind. How to balance good anti-aging strategy with a healthy natural lifestyle which would include sun exposure and natural Vitamin D production?Dermatologists and aesthetitians seem to... (more)

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Mr_Snowman 0 · July 18, 2014 at 5:59 AM

The skin on the face -- particularly around the eyes -- is thin and quite susceptible to Sun damage. I would wear a hat and large sunglasses to retain a youthful look as you age. Your arms and legs can handle a lot more Sun exposure.It's known... (more)

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The problems were literally mean absolute world to me in this video pretty much for me through my entry on what I wrote to them too you know trying get this in the bag I need to run a better campaign Catboats kayaks because there's some EU to for... (more)

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by 15 · about 2 hours ago

Hey all, Only been one week into Paleo. Haven't noticed any significant changes except I tend to get redness on my face at times. My main question is, do most people see changes in skin while on Paleo? I've been itching a lot more than usual,... (more)

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Renee_2 0 · July 21, 2013 at 4:14 PM

Don't have much feedback about your skin, but olive oil is not your best bet for cooking - it's best unheated or at low heats. For cooking, use coconut oil, animal fats (tallow, lard, duck fat, etc) and ghee (clarified butter - you can clarify... (more)

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by 20 · about 2 hours ago

I eat about from 1200 to 1,300 calories a day. I'm a runner, 122 lbs, 19, and 5 foot 7. I have been constipated lately, but then again, not really eating much. I have no desire to eat protien...but I do have a bit of fish every day. I don't... (more)

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Bean 0 · June 12, 2013 at 5:18 PM

How do you feel otherwise? Any out of ordinary symptoms? When I came down with adrenal fatigue I could hardly eat a bite. Just want to make sure you don't have something else going on causing the lack of appetite.

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by 173 · about 2 hours ago

Just finished reading Liz Wolfe's skintervention guide...my skin is what brought me to paleo 3 years ago. It has improved quite a bit, but I have big pores and blackheads! I can't seem to get the oil cleansing method right (skin is too oily or too... (more)

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annecduds 0 · March 21, 2014 at 9:02 PM

I have used the PLO face package and loved it; totally worth the investment in my book. I have slightly oily skin and had acne, nothing terrible but regularly occurring enough to be bothersome. The face wash is my favorite - it is gentle and... (more)

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by 4283 · about 2 hours ago

My wife, the freckle faced dear, is developing dark spots of skin on her face in and around her eyes. She went to the Dermatologist and they recommended a whole battery of Obagi creams. After reading some of the side effects we are left... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · April 18, 2013 at 6:18 AM

Crushing up a vitamin C tablet and mixing it with face cream, is good at helping age spots fade, might work for this too.

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by 10 · about 2 hours ago

So I'm planning on getting a tattoo within the next 2 months (my artist is booked solid until then) and I was wondering if any other tattooed paleo hackers had any post tattoo aftercare tips? I'm currently not using shampoo or soap, aside from... (more)

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Amber_Maiden 0 · April 13, 2013 at 8:50 AM

I just got another (6th) tattoo a week ago. I use coconut oil as my after-care lotion. Seems to be working VERY well.

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by 10 · about 2 hours ago

I have been dabblin in paleo (80:20) for about 2 years now and finally got strict with it in last 4 months (ie: no gluten, only grass-fed, pasture-raised meat products). Mostly because I've moved to farm land that makes the lifestyle more... (more)

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GazGirl 0 · May 26, 2013 at 11:13 PM

How did you go with this mike? I had the same thing happen after starting paleo, tinea/candida/ringworm attack and not sure what set it off. I also tried everything you listed above and at first it got A LOT worse over a couple of weeks and was... (more)

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by 289 · about 3 hours ago

Ever since going on paleo I have been much more health conscious in all kinds of ways. I'm sleeping more and trying to take better care of my skin. I have been using a normal moisturizing lotion to try to keep my skin healthy and young. Lately I... (more)

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Ian_9 0 · February 22, 2013 at 3:48 AM

Coconut oil. It moisturizes skin like no other oil (and it smells good too!).

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by 787 · about 3 hours ago

Hello there paleo hacks, i've been eating paleo for a few weeks now & lurking this site a fair amount, its been going really great, basically the less carbs/more meat & fat i eat the better i look & feel, it's taken a few weeks to get... (more)

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Robin_10 0 · February 17, 2013 at 4:19 PM

My lifelong keratosis pilaris totally disappeared over the 1st year of paleo, as did my (also lifelong) mild eczema. I can't say for sure what took care of it, but here are the possibilities: just from switching to a higher fat diet started... (more)

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by 1017 · about 3 hours ago

What is your strategy for keeping your skin clear and healthy looking?

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Illyrianya 0 · February 10, 2013 at 9:56 PM

My #1 tip- wash your pillow case frequently.

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by 1925 · about 3 hours ago

I actually had my first ever flare up of perioral dermatitis around my nose about 6 months ago. Been Paleo for nearly a year now and have no idea why it's come about when my previous diet and skincare regime was very much based around commercial... (more)

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primalpat 0 · January 07, 2013 at 2:39 AM

YES!!! Oh my god, I had perioral dermatitis for the better part of an entire year. AND I was dealing with angular cheleitis, or however you spell it. Oh god, it was hell. I was hideously self-conscious of my skin. It was around my mouth, chin and... (more)

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by 915 · about 3 hours ago

After ditching all my chemicals a long while ago i decided to give coconut oil a try for moisturizer/post shave lotion. I got hold of some organic virgin stuff (coconoil). i applied it & went about my business. When i got back home a couple of... (more)

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MathGirl72 0 · December 17, 2012 at 9:18 PM

Everyone's body chemistry reacts to substances differently. Ever notice how the same perfume differs from person to person? An oil with less of an odor may work better for you, such as almond oil. I alternate the oils I use because, frankly,... (more)

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by 1169 · about 3 hours ago

I`ve been using a little bit of tea tree oil mixed with jojoba oil on my skin every night for a couple weeks. It has helped a lot on my skin problems! But I recently read this article... (more)

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Sami_1 0 · October 28, 2012 at 1:18 PM

I'm just gonna say that any "informative" article that starts off with the dangers of INGESTING tea tree oil has already lost any and all possible credibility. Seriously, there is nothing in that article that employs knowledge of utilizing tea... (more)

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by 1307 · about 3 hours ago

Sigh And after everything was going oh so well. It's no secret to this community that I'm a high stress individual. Here recently however, I may have discovered a symptom/ailment more annoying than anything digestive. My chest, and around my neck... (more)

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Tina_4 0 · October 22, 2012 at 6:09 PM

Fruit can trigger allergies from any remaining pollen or from other chemicals in the fruit. Pinapple contains bromelain, which is a known allergan for some. As I understand it, people with the pinapple allergy may have a similar reaction to olives... (more)

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by 1418 · about 3 hours ago

Well have any of you tried it for your skin? I have never in my life found something that was so amazing at keeping my face/skin/lips moisturized. If any of you don't know what lanolin is, it is basically sheep sebum lol. For those of you who have... (more)

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syrahna 0 · October 12, 2012 at 5:17 AM

Amen. I started with the smelly version (oops) and I still slather it on happily and just avoid lonely men in small farming communities. It works so, so much better than any salve or heavy lotion I've ever tried. Now I've got some of the... (more)

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by 1178 · about 3 hours ago

Has anyone tried ghee for skin treatment? Mostly for acne healing? A few months back my doctor suggested using ghee eye drops for my self induced, obssessive rubbing session, irritated eyes. It worked like a charm! So, have you used it for... (more)

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Chinaeskimo 0 · July 02, 2012 at 10:11 AM

I have dogs at home that sleep in bed with me. It could be hard to try, get really messy and I bet I'd go through a lot of ghee. The dogs, on the other hand, would be happy.

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by 4181 · about 3 hours ago

I know saturated fat is apparently not bad for you but since I increased my butter intake I swear my skin has gotten worse. Practically every site other than paleo says to avoid excessive saturated fat for complexion and I'm starting to wonder if... (more)

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Potato_Avenger 0 · July 01, 2012 at 10:27 PM

Well, generally things that are inflammatory contribute to acne flare-ups. With that said, saturated fat is the least inflammatory (certain versions of SF vary slightly) of the fats one can consume. Perhaps you're particularly intolerant to dairy... (more)

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by 1876 · about 3 hours ago

I am paleo and following Whole30 rules. Would it have any effect on my system to be using body care products that contain milk for example? Or to use a 'sugar scrub'?

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Roth 0 · June 12, 2012 at 11:32 PM

Essential oils are very beneficial to use on skin, on hair and as aromatherapy. Wash your face with sea salt, EVOO, raw honey or CO (some people claim CO breaks them out because it's a saturated fat. I used it on my skin and it didn't break me... (more)

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by 1443 · about 3 hours ago

Has anyone have experience with dry brushing the body and face in order to exfoliate? I seem to have build up everywhere no matter what I do, whether it be soap or scrubbing. Scrubbing only makes my skin red, yet when I scrape my nails across my... (more)

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Milla 0 · April 22, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Hey Paleomofo, If I could choose one bodycare tip to keep out of all, it'd be dry-brushing. It truly helps detoxify (i.e. deep-cleanse the pores), stimulate (improves circulation and encourages lymphatic drainage; this, in turn, helps reduce... (more)

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by 70 · about 3 hours ago

Ok my husband and I are stumped. He eats Whole 30, no cheats,ect ALL THE TIME. He doesn't do any dairy. Takes FCLO, probiotics,eats fermented foods, drinks kombucha, coconut oil. Every time allergy season and the heat comes he develops a rash.... (more)

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Firestorm 0 · April 03, 2012 at 3:14 PM

Stef, If it shows up during "allergy season", I'd hazard that you may be looking at atopic dermatitis, which is an allergic rash. Unfortunately, even with an immaculate diet, dermatitis doesn't usually respond. You can slow down recurrences, but... (more)

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by 10919 · about 3 hours ago

Most winters I'm constantly slathering on moisturizer, lip balm, etc but this year I haven't had to do that at all (about 12 months paleo) Has anyone else had such luck? I don't even need conditioner for my hair anymore. Just shampoo

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syrahna 0 · January 13, 2012 at 3:46 AM

I still need oils for my skin, but I don't mind. I don't have anything inedible on my bathroom counter. And I like the ritual of oiling myself after a shower, usually with carrier oils I've doctored with nice essential oils. It's probably my... (more)

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by 20 · about 3 hours ago

I'm trying a more natural approach to not just my nutrition but general hygene as well. I've always had an issue with dry, rough skin (almost chapped) on the back of my hands. I'm currently using bar soap and shampoo from Cal Ben and having been... (more)

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Jay_9 0 · January 09, 2012 at 9:48 PM

Get a good hand moisturizer. I use a shea butter product sold in an organic store near me. It is thick and really works and has only familiar ingredients.

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by 753 · about 3 hours ago

So, I've heard a lot about paleo eating clearing up acne. But I'm curious, does anyone have any suggestions for homemade concoctions to treat acne with? Any sorts of body scrubs or masks would be greatly appreciated! If there are any foods I... (more)

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WayfinderAli 0 · November 14, 2011 at 2:32 PM

My dermatologist told me that the breakouts I had on my back and shoulders were from the same fungus that causes dandruff. She suggested washing my back and shoulders with Head & Shoulders or Selsun Blue. If you want to go more natural, you... (more)

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by 38 · about 3 hours ago

When I started eating bacon, two months ago, I went through about 18oz per week for 3 weeks. Pan fried, low heat. Coconut oil One week into this feast, I noticed how much smoother, oily, and vibrant my skin was -- my hands especially, and my... (more)

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maurile 0 · October 13, 2011 at 4:25 PM

Pork fat is famously good for your skin, which is why it's in a lot of cosmetics. It's the saturated and monounsaturated fats, vitamin D (if pastured), and selenium.

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