There's a Volcano on my forehead!!! Message Board

  • View author's info Author posted on Feb 12, 2006 08:45


    I woke this morning pretty early...as always, made myself a pot of java, hopped on the computer, read some emails and had a conversation via IM....a pretty "typical" morning as far as I'm concerned...

    After my IM conversation, since it's snowing like crazy here, I decided to lay down again and attempt to gain a few more hours of sleep since I've been ill and pretty tired lately....it worked...I woke up around 10:30 a.m.

    After waking up this time, I headed straight for the shower, where I noticed as I was washing my face a pain on the top of my forehead....you know....THAT PAIN!!! Just to the touch it felt like a volcano ready to erupt!! Yep...I grabbed my shower mirror and there it was...the largest "Volcano Zit" I've had in years!!!! WTF!!!

    Now...this week coming up is a HUGE week for me both professionally and personally !! I have no time to worry about being "Cyclops Man" with this huge enigma on my forehead!! All I can imagine is everyone I see this week running away from me shouting: "Freak!" "Freak!" "Freak!"...(ok, so that really wouldn't be much different than normal....but you get the picture...lol)

    I need help!!

    I need remedies for this thing!

    What's the best way to get rid of it?

    Help me here!

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  • View author's info posted on Feb 23, 2006 15:29


    beautynbrains4u write:

    GeminiDi write:
    Ok, ladies. I have a question. What's the best kind of facial to get?

    I just got my first one ever at a spa about an hour from here (I rarely ever pamper myself!), but it wasn't really any different from my regular at-home routine ... just took a little longer. lol

    I was wondering if I should have asked for something in particular???

    Gem


    Well Gem,
    "I was on a mission to make somethin' happen,
    thought I'd go out and look for samson,
    ...to do a little mattress dancin'..."

    but...had a few too many corona's last night, so I stuck my head in the freezer this morning....no facial can give ya that kinda rosy glow...(of course a little mattress dancin might have worked :))!! Now if only I could detatch my tongue that's still frozen to the roof of my mouth...

    lol....Crack me up...is that what happened to me? The only difference between us is a freezer.....I much prefer things HOT...You know where your mouth melts...lol....Snicker
  • View author's info posted on Feb 23, 2006 14:32


    GeminiDi write:

    statuesque4u write:
    GeminiDi write:
    Ok, ladies. I have a question. What's the best kind of facial to get?

    I just got my first one ever at a spa about an hour from here (I rarely ever pamper myself!), but it wasn't really any different from my regular at-home routine ... just took a little longer. lol

    I was wondering if I should have asked for something in particular???

    Gem


    Gem there are so many out there and you can't keep up with them. Mainly unless you do it frequently it is just that pampering yourself once in a while. I had one a couple of yrs ago that was awesome. I bet she used many thing that others don't. My skin felt refreshed and exceptionally smooth. It took her 1 1/2 hrs. Of course we were friends and she pampered me but she does this with everyone. Lots of vitamins. So in this maybe some of these ladies can get more specific...



    Thanks, Stats. :-)

    I'd like specifics. My skin FELT good afterwards, but it does here at home too. I'm thinking that I need to specify as to what type of facial I'd like. So I'm asking the ladies here ... Do you have a particular TYPE of facial that you enjoy and from which do you receive the best results?

    I've never had problems with acne, but I would like to freshen up my skin now that I've hit the middle mark of life.

    I'm not sure about chemical peels or anything like that. Any ideas, ladies?

    Gem

    Gem continue to do what you have been doing as You are Hot. You most certainetly do not need advice from us.

    They only thing I do for myself is wash the face with water as I have not worn makeup other then lipstick and mascara in 10 plus years. My favorite body cream is Lubriderm and around the eyes is Estee Lauder...Perfectionist...Fricken brilliant
  • View author's info posted on Feb 15, 2006 06:44


    NYCHICK write:
    mand
    my god u should have emailed me an sOS
    tree tree oil.. it works.. on lots of things....were u like austin powerew in that movie? molie mole ?


    NY!!!

    I did email you for help! You were the first one I thought of that could help me but I got this Autoreply:

    "MM beauty department currently unavailable. Our hours are between 1:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m. UTC/GMT +5:30 hours"


    (Mole!! Molieeee!! Mole!)...lol

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  • View author's info posted on Feb 14, 2006 20:25


    mand
    my god u should have emailed me an sOS
    tree tree oil.. it works.. on lots of things....were u like austin powerew in that movie? molie mole ?
  • View author's info posted on Feb 14, 2006 17:20


    All that work! A little make-up, oh, sorry, call it 'cover-up' for a man would do the trick without any pain, smell of pickles.....!!!! lol

    Hope you had lots of PP charts, pics, graphs and of course that sparkling sense of humor...probably no one even noticed it!
  • View author's info posted on Feb 13, 2006 21:49


    Shhhhh Never Tell a Soul about this...lol

    My advice is to not listen to the RedBomb Shell...She is drop dead gorgeous but most likely is able to throw cash away for a One time ZIT...lol

    Oh and never Pop one no matter how Volcanic it seems...lol. It could possibly leave you with a scar...YUCK

    Try using insulin not through injection but dab it on and apparently it works magic...lol...Shhh it didn't come from me...Giggle

    I wish I could give more advice however I never get pimples...I only wash my face with water...God love me MUM...
  • View author's info posted on Feb 13, 2006 17:39


    Thank you everyone for your wonderful suggestions!! Yeah, even you Bill! Tomorrow is a big day so I had to do something quick...here's what I did.

    Step 1: 8 oz. of pickle juice poured onto a wet nap (retrieved at my local Bakers Square) ...and dab lightly for 30 seconds.

    Step 2: Using hairdryer, apply hot air to appropriate spot for 37 seconds to allow pickle juice and wet nap to dry...

    Step 3: With hairdryer on "low", use 1 teaspoon McCormick's Cyan Pepper Seasoning and apply gently over wound...be careful to not get any in the eye. Hairdryer still being used to make wound as dry as possible.

    Step 4: Using 1 Bar of Irish Spring bar soap, take free index finger and make a few passes along the soap. Take soap and rub the wound with the seasoning, dried pickle juice and wet nap deep within the skin....it may tingle a bit with hot air still applied with hairdryer.

    Step 5: Sit on couch for 45 min...allow face to feel like 3rd degree burns....it's refreshing actually.

    Step 6: Get in shower...turn on hot water until scalding...place face under spigot.

    Step 7: Done!!! Pimple isn't gone but you'll forget all about it with the pain you just endured while going through the process of getting rid of it!!

    No More Worries!!! Woo Hoo!!!!

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  • View author's info posted on Feb 13, 2006 17:15


    billzeke write:
    Mandalay . For a trend setter like yourself, my advice is: Just leave it alone. Every one will want one. lol



    good one Bill ! LOL
  • View author's info posted on Feb 13, 2006 14:21


    Mandalay . For a trend setter like yourself, my advice is: Just leave it alone. Every one will want one. lol
  • View author's info posted on Feb 12, 2006 16:03


    TallBlonde50 write:
    Actually, a little dab of toothpaste will have the same result!!


    I've tried the toothpaste & it works, seems to draw & dry it out, but make sure it's not a "whitening" toothpaste or a gel. Found out the hard way on that one, makes the entire area quite red for a day or two!
  • View author's info posted on Feb 12, 2006 14:42


    Ok...I'll try all of these suggestions!!

    Thank you ladies!! Much appreciated!!

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