Fulfilling a promise to share what worked for my Melasma

  • Rose Ryder
  • 1 year ago

I'm writing on this forum to keep my promise that if the day ever came that my melasma, a source of stress in my life for the last 3 years, ever faded, I would post on every forum I can find what I did to achieve it.  Here is what finally worked for me.  I went 100% natural and organic besides my makeup.  I use organic extra virgin olive oil to remove my makeup by taking a wash cloth, wetting it, and pouring the oil onto it.  I then rub my face with it to remove all the makeup.  Once it's all off, I put more olive oil on my face and massage it into my skin for several minutes.  Then I take a soft baby wash cloth and gently rub off the excess oil. Twice a week, after I remove my makeup, I exfoliate by rubbing a generous amount of olive oil on my face and then massaging brown sugar into skin in circular motions. I then remove it with a wet wash cloth.  Thats it.  That's all I use on my face, just organic extra virgin olive oil and brown sugar, no soaps, no anti- aging creams, no fade creams and I eat organic unprocessed foods as much as possible.  I also drink 3 or more cups of organic green tea a day.  Since starting this new routine about 3 months ago, the changes in my skin, hair, and overall health are like magic.  The melasma has faded 99% and my skin looks younger, smoother, and brighter than it ever has in my life.  

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Do you just organic extra virgin olive oil to wash your face as well?
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I am trawling the Internet for any advice anyone can give. It's so depressing I am pretty sure the stress it's causing me is making it worse... I'm 28 with no children and haven't been on the pill for 4 years.. I just don't know how it all happened. I look like I have a moustache.. Up real close u can hardly see it. But people's comments are hurtful:(
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People's comments can be incredibly hurtful.  Have you tried anything or seen a Dermatologist yet?  I got Melasma as a result of pregnancy and it has never really gone away.  I found that sun protection has helped to stop it from getting darker, but have yet to find any topical treatment that really helps.  It seems like what works for one may not work for another, so there is some trial and error involved.

If you haven't already, check out the Doctor Q&A section about Melasma, you might find some helpful information and get some ideas on how to get started. 

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Thats great! am going to give mysefl a try.....thanks

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It is wonderful to hear that such basic ingredients were able to help your Melasma so much. Thank you for sharing this with us, and I hope your Melasma continues to stay under control. :)

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