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Skincare General Anonymous 431[Reply]

Post your skincare questions, routines, recommendations, rants, raves, product recs, etc.

I'll start with my routine that's finally working for me:

Thayer's unscented witch hazel (as a toner)
COSRX Oil-Free Ultra Moisturizing Lotion
CeraVe AM Facial Moisturizing Lotion

Pond's cold cream cleanser
Thayer's witch hazel toner
Cosrx BHA Blackhead Power Liquid (leave on for 15 minutes)
Oil cleanse with mineral oil
Remove with Pond's cold cream cleanser
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Anonymous 4562

You could test your theory by taking the new product out and then reintroducing it.

Also consider the basics: cleanse, (maybe tone if you want/need it) moisturize, sunscreen so that you have a decent base for your routine and can determine if it's the peeling gel or other factors.

(Get a less stripping cleanser)

Anonymous 4704

What helps you guys control an oily t-zone? The climate here is perennially humid and hot. To somewhat mitigate the problem when exposed to sunlight I apply less product on that area in the morning. My skin isn't the healthiest due to PCOS and a sedentary NEET lifestyle. However it's been looking more dewy and moisturized at its best.

>Skinfood Egg White Perfect Pore Cleansing Water
>Kikumasamune High Moist Lotion
>Shiseido White Lucent Eye Cream
>Ishizawa Lab Urea Face Moisture Cream
>Skinfood Aloe Watery Sunblock

>Muji Sensitive Skin Oil Cleanser (spread across face, emulsify, wash off)
>Skinfood Cleansing Water
>Innisfree Green Tea Serum
>sometimes a face mask
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Anonymous 4705


Kind of a weird question, but can someone help me with this?
I'm very slim but I've always had a bit of excess fat around my torso (skinnyfat), even when I was fairly underweight, it's just always there even when my ribs show. It doesn't look bad when I'm standing up so I just did nothing about it and didn't worry.
I've had these purplish red marks under my chest must be lines from working out and on my sides on and off since I was a girl (pic related is where they are), but thought nothing of it since they would be there one day and go away the next depending on how I've been sitting. Even when I stand up, even if I wear nothing, they would show.

Well, recently I noticed that the skin around that area started looking sort of lizard-like and those lines seem to be permanent wrinkles now. Before I just told myself it's from sitting down for a long time and it'll go away by tomorrow but now it always looks like I've got sagging skin under my breasts even though I don't, it's just that line/wrinkle. I've only recently figured out I've got dry skin, if that helps.

Are these stretch marks? Will they go away? Can I make them go away? They make me look like a granny.

Anonymous 4706

I don't have that even though I am overweight and was overweight for a big part of my life. Maybe it's an allergic reaction? I know you've said you've had them for a long time but it's my only idea. I got a similar lizard skin feel where you draw the first line due to a sportsbra.

Anonymous 4707

Yeah, I was thinking it's from wearing a badly fitting bra over the years. I don't think it's an allergic reaction since it happens even when I wear loose cotton shirts for a longer period of time, it looks like those marks you get from underwear digging into your hips except it's between the folds of my skin when I hunch down. Thanks for sharing your experience though anon! I was afraid it was because I was skinnyfat.


Female Reproductive System Anonymous 1288[Reply]

Information, questions, advice, tips and tricks etc.


>menstrual cycle
>birth control
>gyno visits
>vagina talk
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Anonymous 4687

daily reminder that you are sinning every time you menstruate. repent before its too late.

Anonymous 4688

Only after burning in the flames of hell can we be cleansed of our earthly sins
Satan is my bread and sin is my butter

Anonymous 4690


>Satan is my bread and sin is my butter
truly, words to live by.

Anonymous 4692

It might be Bartholin's cyst. It might go away on it's own, if it looks close to breaking through the skin you could lance and squeeze it. If it gets really big or comes back frequently go to the doctor. I highly doubt you have an STD.

Anonymous 4703

>comes back frequently
What if it does?


long story short, I just need advice Anonymous 4372[Reply]

Trying to use cardio to lose weight, a mix of trampoline jumping, hiit sprinting, roller blading, and biking as soon as I replace my rusty chain.
I'm doing intermittent fasting, I'm taking Alpha Lipoic Acid to balance out my energy levels and metabolism, and Saw Palmetto to maintain breast size as I lose weight.
I was doing really well for a good year but stopped when I realized my breasts were shrinking, so I had to gain a little bit of that weight back and plateaued after losing 40 lb.
I was a healthy 125 my whole life until an abusive relationship, fucker had me cut off my friends, family, and all outlets that kept me in good health and I feel into depression and stress ate until I started realizing the toll the relationship was taking on me and dumped the guy.
So far the Saw Palmetto is helping me maintain my boobs, but if anyone has experience/success stories with these supplements please let me know, including any potential side effects I should be aware of if I stop taking them down the road when I reach my goal weight.
I'm just trying to lose 25-30 more lbs to get back down to my OG weight, and keep myself tone in the process.
I stretch and lift too, as well as doing hand stands, and doorway yoga, but I noticed doing too many crunches was actually increasing the size of my midsection so I stopped doing those.

Anonymous 4404

Just water fast until 125 then drink lots of soymilk and keep taking the saw palmetto

Anonymous 4405

>but stopped when I realized my breasts were shrinking
Stop caring about this. If your boobs are made of fat instead of breast tissue, they can only improve by you losing weight. You can't spot reduce fat with crunches.

If you're trying to get toned, just water fast for two weeks and then lift weights. I wouldn't recommend working out while water fasting though.

Anonymous 4408

>If your boobs are made of fat instead of breast tissue, they can only improve by you losing weight.

That's not how this works, that's not how any of this works. When you gain weight everywhere, then lose it, you end up with a flat butt unless you do squats and stuff, but you also end up with saggy pancake boobs, as I said the saw palmetto is helping me retain breast size while losing weight but thanks for the unhelpful advice.
Maybe you'll convince some other girl trying to get into better shape that her perky C cup boobs turning into saggy A cups is somehow a good thing, but that's not helpful for me.
Thanks, I'll try water fasting, I've tried it before as well as juice diets, my boyfriend gets worried about me when I don't eat but if I just alternate between IF and water fasting until 125 I should be able to keep him from getting too concerned.
Will update on results in due time.

Anonymous 4699



hey I know it has been a while but have you trien intermittent fasting? I got great result from it and drinking a 1/4 part apple cider vinegar with a bit of lime juice mixed in with a 1 a day womens vitamin to dissolve in it with a teaspoon full of cream of tarter for potassium then add water add a bit of pink Himalayan salt for minerals your body need. throughout the day I drink that and eat a small branch of spruce needles from a local spruce tree. After about 10 hours eat a nice big meal with all the essentials.

pic related

Do this everyday. Stay healthy. Do research and see if it works for you

the spruce needles are great greens and are packed with vitamin C

The apple cider vinegar drink with the spruce needles kicks your metabolism into overdrive and your body starts burning fat like crazy! you can build muscle and tone the right places a lot easier and keep those perky tits and ass and hips cuz you are not starving yourself :) your welcome anons

Anonymous 4702

Juice fasting is superior as it gives the body the nutrition it needs to metabolize the lipid soluble xenobiotics as well as stops digestion because fresh pressed juice is titrated.
Paavo Airola's books on Juice Fasting are pretty good.


Routines Anonymous 2141[Reply]

>Morning Routine?
>Evening Routine?
>Misc Routine?
>How consistently are you able to do your routines?
>How long do they take you?
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Anonymous 3637

>wake up 6.20
>clean teeth and pee
>put on moisturizer/sunscreen and deodorant
>sit at the computer for 5-10 mins
>get dressed, put on a small amount of makeup, brush my hair, spray perfume
>grab food
>leave house at 6.45
>arrive at work by 7
>eat breakfast at work and slack off til 9 or so because barely anyone is in until then

>leave work at 3
>get home at 3.20
>eat a snack
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Anonymous 4579


>Morning Routine?
-If I have a 9 am class I wake up at 7/7.15 am (depending on how late I slept the night before), If I have class later than 9 am I usually wake up at 8 am by myself
-if I have a 9 am class I usually skip breakfast because I'm nauseous early in the morning, otherwise I heat up my overnight oats and pour myself a cup of orange juice
-wash teeth
-wash face
-spray tonic
-put on moisturizer
-put on sunscreen
-scub and moisturize lips
-do my makeup (basically just brows and red lipstick)
-wear the best outfit I manage to scavenge from my wardrobe
-pack my bag for school
-if I'm having lunch at uni I pack my lunch and snacks as well
-go out
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Anonymous 4581

>Morning Routine?
Planning vidyas and cooking.
>Evening Routine?
Also playing vidyas
>Misc Routine?
Going out with my best friend
>How consistently are you able to do your routines?
>How long do they take you?
Not that much

Anonymous 4584

I know nobody really cares about others' routines but it's kind of satisfying to write it all down.
>Morning Routine
- wake up before my alarm which is usually set to 6 am
- try to sleep until the alarm rings but usually I can't so I just relax
- if I don't have class soon then I turn on my laptop so I can study a little before going to class
- if it's Monday I make my own breakfast because I have to leave before the restaurant starts working
- wash my face with a face soap, also exfoliate every other day, put on Nivea cream on my face and tea tree oil on my blemishes but I don't think it really helps
- study if I have time
- pack my bag
- brush my hair and style it maybe
- brush my teeth
- get dressed
- go to breakfast at the restaurant, sometimes with my friend sometimes by myself
- put on cherry lipstick after breakfast
- take the tram to college and listen to music while travelling
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Anonymous 4700


Writing this down in hopes of one day being able to stick to it. I really need to get my life together. (I put a check mark next to the things I'm doing already):

>Morning Routine?

- wake up at 5:35 (monday, tuesday) ✓ / 7:00 (wednesday - friday) / 8:00 (weekend)
- get dressed immediately ✓
- brush teeth ✓
- wash face, moisturize, put on lip balm
- have good enough skin to only need mascara
- brush hair ✓
- put on accessories and perfume
- eat something healthy (no nutella)
- don't cross legs while sitting

>Evening Routine?

- eat dinner early (something small and healthy)
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Are you happy with your face, anons? Anonymous 1021[Reply]

What would you change if you could?
Would you get surgery?
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Anonymous 4593


Make up certainly helps

Anonymous 4594

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How could anyone be happy with a face that has brought nothing but misery? If I were to fix my face to match aesthetic ideals, I would need a lot of work done.
>maxillo-mandibular advancement with lower jaw rotation
>combo jaw and chin implant
>orbital decompression
>oculoplasty for ptosis
>laser eye surgery
>eyebrow lift
>buccal fat pad removal
>midface lift
>rhinoplasty for bulbous tip and weak nose bridge with rotation
>zygomatic arch implant

I'd opt for surgery over fillers because those tend to turn women into balloons. Of course I'd only get these procedures done if I could afford preferred surgeons like Eppley and Taban. I saw some post-op photos for a zygomatic arch implant done by Eppley that was the best surgical cheek improvement I've ever seen. I don't think I'd go to him for the jaw, though I haven't decided which surgeon would be best in case the advancement isn't enough and I really do need an implant. It depends if I only really need the chin implant. As for the nose, I'm wary because rhinoplasties rarely end up looking good. I already have an upturned nose, so I might need to go to a revision specialist even though I've never had work done. They tend to be more competent than the average facial plastic surgeon.

Anonymous 4597

I think if I changed my nose I'd be prettier. wish my face was smaller too. I can't tell if my eyebrows are too bushy for me, like if they're making me look more harsh. I'll have to try to get them waxed and see at least, i'm too pussy for a nose job

Anonymous 4697

I like your glasses.

You do not look ugly.
Braces are qt 3.0

I like your glasses.

Your acne is not that bad and your cheeks are really cute on your face.

If you want some advice get some sun. Go outside and get some air and sun.

I am sure you do a lot to help with your skin as you are self conscious about your acne. One simple thing that worked for me was drinking a small amount of apple cider vinegar and applying it to my face after washing it. First thing in the morning and before bed after removing makeup. Maybe it will help you but your acne is not that bad and you are not ugly at all.

Get some sun for your skin and be a happy girl. :) you are special.

Anonymous 4698


that is a sad story anon. kids can be cruel I am sorry that happened to you.


Am I peeing too much? Anonymous 4643[Reply]

I've peed 14 times today, is that normal?

I had a couple UTIs when I was younger, but it doesn't feel like I have one now (it doesn't burn, I pee a normal amount instead of just a little bit).
I don't think I am drinking more water than usual either, and when I googled it it said up to 10 pees is still normal, but is it REALLY? Do you pee how many times a day in average?

Weird question, I know that, but I don't have other people to ask about it irl.
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Anonymous 4673

mb you have diabetes

Anonymous 4675

maybe you arent getting enough sodium?

Anonymous 4677

Have you lost weight recently? Super hungry? Very thirsty?

Anonymous 4686

Have you been losing weight? You might have the beetus.
>I don't have other people to ask about it irl.
How about a doctor?

Anonymous 4696


Pic related.

Check your diet. Maybe your estrogen levels are low?
Are you bloated or gaining weight?


Fitness general Anonymous 2106[Reply]

Old thread seems to be locked.

>post fitness related questions

>share your workouts, goals, inspiration etc.
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Anonymous 4619

Just buy some weights and do lots of squats, machines are a meme

Anonymous 4626

Thanks, the illustration was very helpful.

Anonymous 4663

Any recs for cellulite reducing exercises? I have a lot and it makes me feel gross.

Anonymous 4681


I jump rope and cycle, and usually massage my legs with rollers afterwards when I shower. It helped a bunch, but changing your diet also helps.

Anonymous 4694

cellulite is basically the way your body retain fat. to get ride of it you need less body fat %
say goodbye to carbs and sweats and hello vegies and starving


eating disorder thread Anonymous 4629[Reply]

eating disorder thread - its time for another

do you have an eating disorder?
which one?
are you attempting recovery?
how long have you had it?
what caused it?
how does it disrupt your daily life, if it does?

i have a purging disorder.
i kind of want to attempt recovery sometimes, then i see something like my crush looking happier talking to another girl thats skinnier than me, i think about how much better i could look/how i could compensate for my stupid ugly fact, and i think about the comments my dad gives me when i 'eat bad' even though im 19 bmi/skinnier than him (hes overweight, i think.) ive had mine since i was 13. i was a fat child growing up because my parents didnt know how to feed me, and instead of giving me healthy food they just called me fat/made fun of me. it disrupts my daily life heavily because i cant eat anything without purging after, and it just ruins my mood and has disrupted my health. ill be devastated if i go up 0.1 a pound
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Anonymous 4644

>do you have an eating disorder?
>which one?
binge eating
>are you attempting recovery?
i wish, but atm i'm not doing anything against it
>how long have you had it?
it got really bad around 4 years ago, but i've had it for over 7 years already
>what caused it?
i was ana as a young teen, gained weight, started hating my body even more, tried to make up for the lost time by eating everything i abstained from before, had the mentality of "i'll eat lots today and then start dieting tomorrow".
after graduating hs i lost friends, didn't get new ones and now i eat constantly out of loneliness.
>how does it disrupt your daily life, if it does?
my life solely turns around food, it's my only source of happiness. even in rare moments i'm doing something i still always think about what i'm going to eat next. i only want to lay in my bed with my laptop and eat non-stop.

before my ed started i probably had the perfect body, 62-63kg at 178cm - yet because of my tall height and shyness i always wished to be somehow smaller. i also was a perfectionist, wanted to control every aspect of my life and especially the way i look. i was kind of a failure at being ana, no matter how little i ate, the lowest i ever got to was 55-56kg. i ate the same exact thing (400cal) for months, but my body didn't change that much.
i guess i should be thankful for having a somewhat good metabolism, because eating on average 3500-4000cal a day like i did the past years would have killed others. right now i'm chubby, some might say curvy, but of course i absolutely hate it. i just wish i lost enough weight to feel comfortable in tshirt and shorts again next summer. but the stress and sadness college causes me, makes me unable to cut back on food.

Anonymous 4652


>do you have an eating disorder
>which one
anorexia, restricting subtype. purging looks really satisfying, but it just doesn't work out
>how long have you had it
about 9 years
>what caused it
toxic family, my upbringing, sexual trauma, feeling out of control of my body, and abusive relationships
>how does it disrupt your daily life, if it does?
it isn't so bad these days. i've become used to it now. feeling full terrifies me; it just will never feel right to me. the biggest concern is just my lack of energy and feeling anhedonic. i'm okay otherwise

i've been in treatment for most of my teenage years. i find treatment centers in my area very ineffective. they expect you to gain so much weight in such a little period of time. i found it extremely traumatizing to see my body change in such a brief period. i felt fatter than ever. their whole "muh behavioral change" treatment philosophy legitimately scares me. most eating disorders, from what i've seen, are trauma-based. i just wish centers had more of that trauma treatment. or more exploring of the causes to it. thankfully, i'm back with being underweight. i definitely am not as thin as i used to be, but i need to sacrifice my need for energy over continuing down that spiral. i know it's maladaptive and wrong to continue with my eating disorder, but it's a very tempting path because i'm inherently self-destructive

Anonymous 4664

>do you have an eating disorder?
>which one?
bulimia mainly, but i have restrictive/ EDNOS tendencies as well
>are you attempting recovery?
i've relapsed hard in the last 2 years and feel like i attempt recovery every week and then fail immediately
>how long have you had it?
almost a decade now, i think i started when i was 14. i've had terrible and constantly changing BDD for around the same length of time if not longer
>what caused it?
the dysmorphia probably, i was never a fat kid but i was never stick thin either and having a naturally athletic build was a huge insecurity. the sad thing is that my mom went through the exact same ED and raised me super healthy but somehow i ended up even worse? i've always wondered if i had a genetic predisposition to it or something because i'd ended up being bulimic without ever knowing what it was first, or knowing that my mom had it as a teen.
>how does it disrupt your daily life, if it does?
i could easily say it's ruined my entire life and i wouldn't even be exaggerating. combined with my mental illness and generally terrible habits i consistently fuck myself over and let myself down. i'm in my fucking twenties and i feel like an insecure child who can't grow the fuck up and live my life like a normal person

Anonymous 4689

do you have an eating disorder?

which one?
diagnosed EDNOS. Used to purge occasionally. I cycle between restrictive and binge phases; currently losing weight rapidly by restricting and I think it’s actually permanent for once in my life.

are you attempting recovery?
hell no, although it’s obviously the healthiest choice.

how long have you had it?
I think i’ve had disordered eating habits since I was little, never was taught anything about proper nutrition or portion servings from my family. Regularly and constantly binged on junk food for most of my life up until high school.

what caused it?
depression, social anxiety, feeling like a completely unattractive landwhale that no one ever would want to talk to.

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Anonymous 4693

>do you have an eating disorder?
which one?
not diagnosed, but anorexia
>are you attempting recovery?
I sort of recovered when we moved and our new house doesn't have a scale. For me it was always about numbers so not having a scale put a stop to starving and binging. The thoughts remain but I don't act on them
>how long have you had it?
about 4 years, sometimes better sometimes worse
>what caused it?
I was never fat or even chubby. I just compared myself to others and one summer I was swimming with my beautiful athletic cousins and that pushed me to start innocently dieting which developed to anorexia
>how does it disrupt your daily life, if it does?
it doesn't really disrupt my life other than occasional self hate

I know that when I move out I'm gonna get a scale and spiral out of control again which scares me. Now I have time for recovery but I don't want it. I want to be stick skinny because my brain is sick and I consume too much east asian media.
stay strong anonettes


Pubic hair Anonymous 3508[Reply]

Do you shave everything, trim it? Have you gotten laser?

I want to keep my vagina as smooth as possible but that's not easy with a razor
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Anonymous 4679

I don't do anything, except occasionally hack at it with scissors when I feel like the length is bothering me. I guess I'd trim it properly if I ever got in a relationship, but if nobody except me is going to see it I can't be bothered.

Anonymous 4682

In here from /fit/ because there is a thread about crystal.cafe and I'll go on my way and leave you girls to your business. But I'll tell ya now that the full 70's bush is God tier. It shows confidence and it doubles as a litmus test for potential men. If a guy sees it and looks confused or repulsed, that man is a closet homo at the very least. Sorry for intruding but just know minimum grooming effort will yield maximum result.(YOU CAN'T SIT WITH US)

Anonymous 4683

based and objectively right opinion

Anonymous 4685

I was really insecure about having a bush, but my bf said it turned him on even though he'd never been into that before, so I ended up keeping it.

Anonymous 4691

i barely ever touch it, usually if i ever shaved or trimmed it would be on the lips because tmi i hate the blood clumps getting caught in them


Anonymous 3812[Reply]

#gynoselfie will this remove the stigma of getting annual pelvic exams? Tell me what you think?

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Anonymous 4460

I find it extremely weird.

Have to agree with this ano.
Instead of trying to be cool and like "Hell yeah look how brave I am!"!
We should be taught that it is no brave act. It should be normal, not like a trendy thing you do. Like groceries shopping or brushing our teeth.
That is a problem with many health issues, that it is not talked about because it is a hush hush.

Due to some mental problems I never visited a gyno (nearly 30), but I never had sex so.
It is a body shame thing for me, so I hope I never have to go there.
That is not good. I know that. But the risk what I could do to myself after this visit, because of shame, is to high.

Anonymous 4565


This is a wonderful idea I wish others would do the same!

Anonymous 4567


Anonymous 4573

I don't get what's so cringy about it?

Anonymous 4684


I went to the gyno yesterday I finally got around to finding your post.
Hope this helps #gynoselfie

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