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    There is a long and convoluted explanation of the...

    There is a long and convoluted explanation of the activity of the product offered in the patent(s). How much of that is real and how much is obfuscation I leave to you to work out.
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    Information on the active ingredients in this...

    Information on the active ingredients in this product are in my post (#2) in this thread. I also refer to one of the patents covering this niacinamide/glyceryl monocaprylate mixture.
  3. If your skin has already been damaged by Mirvaso,...

    If your skin has already been damaged by Mirvaso, be very careful about applying other aggressive treatments without testing a small area first.
  4. Change both GP and Derm to people you can trust...

    Change both GP and Derm to people you can trust and with whom you are confident have your best interests at heart.
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    If it works OK for you then I suggest you...

    If it works OK for you then I suggest you continue to use it.
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    From where have you heard that the product you...

    From where have you heard that the product you mention is bad for the skin? Is it a credible source? Have you suffered any adverse effects from using the product?

    If a product does have adverse...
  7. Dimethicone doen't have any biocidal properties....

    Dimethicone doen't have any biocidal properties. The mode of action on the treatment of headlice is to prevent the adhesion of lice and the louse eggs on to the hair shaft.

    Headlice produce a...
  8. I would NEVER put ANYTHING into my eyes without...

    I would NEVER put ANYTHING into my eyes without professional advice.

    Like Tom, I am stunned that any eye product containing brimonidine is sold OTC, whatever the strength.
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    I think this post is SPAM. Both products...

    I think this post is SPAM.

    Both products recommended are from the same maker. Neither product contains anything special.
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    Just the fact that you can have thoughts such as...

    Just the fact that you can have thoughts such as those shows that you really should get some help. Not sure where you are based but, even if professional help is outside your pricepoint, voluntary...
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    Ahh! that will explain the colour although the...

    Ahh! that will explain the colour although the one with charcoal, as far as I can determine, is the Face Scrub, not the Face Wash.

    Ingredients (Face Scrub):
    Aqua (Water), Cocamidopropyl Betaine,...
  12. Thread: Hascovir

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    Errr, no. I am a retired research chemist.

    Errr, no. I am a retired research chemist.
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    The ingredients of Bulldog face wash are: Aqua...

    The ingredients of Bulldog face wash are:

    Aqua (Water), Cocamidopropyl betaine, Coco-glucoside, Glycerin, Aloe barbadensis leaf juice, Sodium lauroyl sarcosinate, Acrylates/C10-30 alkyl acrylate...
  14. Thread: Hascovir

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    What is required in this is a formal study, not...

    What is required in this is a formal study, not casual observations of individual patients.

    I'm not trying to denigrate the observations, on the contrary, but a controlled investigation, not...
  15. Thread: Hascovir

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    Can you offer any independent evidence for what...

    Can you offer any independent evidence for what you are stating?
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    Something to bear in mind with making your own...

    Something to bear in mind with making your own tranexamic acid solutions is that they should be prepared as and when required. This is to minimise microbial contamination which may occur under normal...
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    If you have any doubts, you can ask the company...

    If you have any doubts, you can ask the company supplying the material for a CoA and a guarantee that it is genuine.

    The company I have seen on eBay selling tranexamic acid is a well established...
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    In regard to the measuring of small quantities of...

    In regard to the measuring of small quantities of a material, quite accurate electronic balances (scales) are available at low cost from numerous places. For measuring liquids, graduated plastic...
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    I have mentioned this previously - tranexamic...

    I have mentioned this previously - tranexamic acid powder (pure stuff, no need to mess around crushing tablets and then removing insoluble residues) is available from eBay UK - just search for...
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    Season's Greetings to All Members

    Did Rudolph have rhinophyma???

    Here's hoping for a rosacea free 2019.

    Best wishes to all.
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    My concern was that you may have been supplied...

    My concern was that you may have been supplied with something that was not what it was purported to be and that there may be some inherent disadvantage to you in applying to your affected skin...
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    I don't know what you have been sold under the...

    I don't know what you have been sold under the name of nicotinamide but, I can assure you that it does NOT smell like nicotine nor should it form a 'thick film' on the skin at any usable...
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    Ultra violet light whether from the sun or from a...

    Ultra violet light whether from the sun or from a tanning bed is very dangerous. You may not have issues with your tanning habits now but there is a good chance what you will in later years.
  24. Best of luck. Keep us informed of your...

    Best of luck.

    Keep us informed of your progress if you decide to go ahead.
  25. The procedure outlined in the reference seems...

    The procedure outlined in the reference seems drastic and potentially dangerous.

    Not something I would volunteer for.
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