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My journey to clear skin with Oratane

I have taken my first dose today, and want to keep track and share how well it works

septoplasty / Rhinoplasty

septoplasty / Rhinoplasty
So,  2:weeks after first time I saw a doc willing to do the delicate operation that 7 other doctors refused to perform He gave me meds that I had to use for two weeks and when I went in he said we are ready to book and that two doctors would...
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The Lipstick Effect in hospital

The Lipstick Effect in hospital
So as most of you know by now, I am Bi Polar, and had to be hospitalised and was on lying released a few days back,  I spent Eid, a celebration in the Muslim religion in the hospital,   But having the amazing husband I have he arranged for me to...
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Make up makes me feel better!!!

Make up makes me feel better!!!
#LIPSTICKEFFECT   I have two stories? First I have already blogged on, I has acne since age 11 and finally using Orratane for 11 months, I'm off the treatment is, and my face clear, this has given me the confidence to take pictures, before I would be too embarrassed!   Second...
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SmashBox favourites,

SmashBox favourites,
I was like a little kid in a candy store Playing around with all the smashbox goodies, hyper and not knowing what to try first, however that didn't really matter because in the in end I think I tried out everything!  How do you pick a favorite products when you love...
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A pop of color! Challenge 4

A pop of color! Challenge 4
  So I decided to do a midnight blue smokey eye with a eye catching dark pink lip!  I don't normally use such dark colors on my eyes, I prefer lighter colors, but this is definitely a l will use again, for an evening function!    The eye was achieved with...
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Orratane end month9 40mg daily

Orratane end month9 40mg daily
These are the before pictures!  So I'm at the end of month 9 and the depression is really starting to be a problem, I still haven't mentioned it to anyone as I am scared that they will stop my treatment!  I have taken some pics and will put them up along...
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Another nail look

b2ap3_thumbnail_image_20140612-120301_1.jpgA new nail look I decided to try after the last one looked so nice
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#outofyourcomfortzone nails

#outofyourcomfortzone nails
Challenge 3   So we have to do something we find difficult,  I have maybe worn nail polish a total of three times, and then applied by a professional,  my parents did not allow us to use nail polish and after I got married my husband doesn't like it, but anyways...
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Beautifully shaped brows

Beautifully shaped brows
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Shaping eyebrows for the first time

Shaping eyebrows for the first time
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Day 5, almost time to make up with my make up

Day 5,  A whole 5 days without my make up, a working week!  This week has been a real eye opener for me, and has made me stop taking things for granted appreciate the things I have!  It has shown me what a big part make up plays in my life,...
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Day 4 --- Goodbye to half of my stash

Day four I am a big impulse buyer, I have a "stash" which I am sure a lot of ladies have as well. Anytime I see make up on 'special' or 'buy one get one free' or 50% off, out comes my wallet, that has lead to a rather large cache...
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Day three of challenge

Day three of challenge
Day three comes to a close and I was the most difficult to date,  I received my make up, and I can't use any I it!!! I feel really down today, it's an eye opener how much of a pick me up make up is for me.  It makes us better...
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Day two comes to close

It's the end of day two with no other beauty products other than my eucerin lip balm,  I have just started my own business, and I had a big meeting today, needless to say it didn't take me the normal 90minutes to get ready today,  I didn't have to "put on...
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Oratane month 9

Oratane month 9
I was only meant to be on orratane for 6 months!  After the 6 month mark with still having acne we decided to up the dose from 20mg to 30mg,  Finally saw a measurable improvement but my skin was still not clear, so I have just started 40mg per day! And...
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End day one, confessions

End day one, confessions
Day one with only product comes to a close and it's time to get ready to bed down,  Today I contemplated much about what a big part beauty products actually play in my life, using them is calming and almost borders on a morning and evening ritual, following the same steps...
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Stranded!!!!

So I woke up with a killer headache, my clothing stuck to body with salty water, and waves lapping up my legs!!! the sun was setting and behind me was a scene from survivor! only I was alone!  As I started walking along the beach I searched my pockets for any...
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Oratane end month two

Oratane end month two
So I find myself at the end of month two on Oratane, my skin doesn't look good, I have huge erupting oozing pimples.  I change my pillow case every day as the pus from the pimples ends up crusted on my pillow, actual number of pimples has decreased from a number...
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My journey to clear skin with Oratane

My journey to clear skin with Oratane
A bit of background on me first. I am a 28 year old mother if two. I have suffered from acne since I was 11 years old, but was always told that it would clear up by adulthood! Needless to say that did not happen, I have been on antibiotics and...
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Hi beauty bulletin

So it's my first day on beauty bulletin and just wanted to say hello    i love all beauty products and enjoy trying new products  
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