Are you suffering from acne? This skin condition – that affect many people – may have plenty of causes.
Acne generally occurs on the face, neck, chest, back and shoulders, when the pores get clogged with dirt, oil, dead skin cells, microbes and bacteria. Pimples are not dangerous, but they can cause emotional distress and may also impact your self-esteem. Lifestyle, hormones and stress lead to acne.
The good news is that there are lots of products on the market as well as effective natural methods to treat them. You can have flawless, pimple-free skin with simple lifestyle changes.
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Acne can leave skin scars, so it is very important not to pop them.
Do not to touch your face to avoid transferring bacteria onto your skin.
Eat healthy. Avoid fat, sugar, too much animal protein, too spicy and junk food.
Drink enough water.
Do more exercise that improves blood circulation.
Get more sleep. It helps to relax, detoxify and rejuvenate your body.
Clean your face twice a day to get rid of all visible and invisible impurities.
Use toner after cleansing. A proper toner not only restore the optimal pH balance of skin but tightens the pores.
Exfoliate your skin once a week to get rid of dead skin cells so that the active substances can absorb easier into the pores.
Use proper face-mask once a week, and steam your face before applying your mask on. Steam will open your pores and allow your skin to breathe, not to mention how relaxing it is.
Use tea tree oil to active pimples. It has antibacterial properties that help fight the bacteria that cause these skin problems. Apply it on the acne-affected areas of your skin. (Do not use it without reading the warning label on the bottle).
Sulfur is a great acne-killer. Lots of products contain sulfur, look for them and use it!
Retinoid is excellent for treating acne and pimples. (Ask your doctor about the details!)
Calendula also has acne-healing properties. There are many products available on the market with calendula content, that reduce redness and inflammation.
Put a towel on your pillow every night and change it on daily basis. Wash any fabric that comes into contact with your skin every week.
Always use unrefined, organic, fair trade products. Take care of your health and our environment. Always take allergy test – if you have reaction avoid these ingredients.