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Other websites may tell you until they are blue in the face that ingredients in lotions, soaps, creams, deodorants, make-ups, etc. can’t or don't affect weight loss results on the HCG Diet. BUT... Dr. Simeons’ HCG manuscript does not lie, he was the one who created the HCG Diet after all.
We have seen many people have slow-losses, stalls, or gains simply because they weren't willing to give up their personal care items that are not allowed on the HCG Diet, especially non-HCG Diet-safe lotions.
Dr. Simeons devoted an entire page to moisturizers in his HCG Diet manuscript. He said:
“When no dietary error is elicited, we turn to cosmetics. Most women find it hard to believe that fats, oils, creams and ointments applied to the skin are absorbed and interfere with weight reduction by HCG just as if they had been eaten. This incredible sensitivity to even very minor increases in nutritional intake is a peculiar feature of the HCG Diet method. For instance, we find that persons who habitually handle organic fats, such as workers in beauty parlors, masseurs, butchers, etc. never show what we consider a satisfactory loss of weight unless they can avoid fat coming into contact with their skin.
The point is so important that I will illustrate it. A lady who was cooperating perfectly suddenly increased half a pound. Careful questioning brought nothing to light. She had certainly made no dietary error nor had she used any kind of face cream, and she was already in the menopause.
As we felt that we could trust her implicitly, we left the question suspended. Yet, just as she was about to leave the consulting room she suddenly stopped, turned and snapped her fingers. “I've got it,” she said. This is what had happened: She had bought herself a new set of make-up pots and bottles and, using her fingers, had transferred her large assortment of cosmetics to the new containers in anticipation of the day she would be able to use them again after her treatment.
We are particularly averse to those modern cosmetics which contain hormones, as any interference with endocrine regulations during treatment must be absolutely avoided. Many women whose skin has over the years become adjusted to the use of fat containing cosmetics find that their skin gets dry as soon as they stop using them. In such cases we permit the use of plain mineral oil, which has no nutritional value.
We do permit the use of lipstick, powder and such lotions as they are entirely free of fatty substances. We also allow brilliantine to be used on the hair, but it must not be rubbed into the scalp. Obviously, sun-tan oil is prohibited. Many women are horrified when told that for the duration of treatment they cannot use face creams or have facial massages. They fear that this and the loss of weight will ruin their complexion. They can be fully reassured. Under treatment normal fat is restored to the skin, which rapidly becomes fresh and turgid, making the expression much more youthful. This is a characteristic of the HCG Diet method which is a constant source of wonder to patients who have experienced or seen in others the facial ravages produced by the usual methods of reducing. An obese woman of 70, obviously, cannot expect to have her face reduced to normal without a wrinkle, but it is remarkable how youthful her face remains in spite of her age.”
So, that’s what the creator of the HCG Diet said...Let us second the motion as we have seen similar results over and over and over again.
If you’re still asking... ARE YOU SURE about this crazy idea that lotions cause stalls on the HCG Diet? Yes, yes, yes.
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We hope this article helped you learn more about what types of products are allowed on your skin during Phase 2 of the HCG Diet! Cheers!
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