Acne is every woman’s nightmare, it haunt us at some point in our lives. Always strikes when we’re vulnerable, either going through hormonal changes, or when our stress levels are too high. Usually starts with an innocent pimple on the forehead, cheek, or nose and in a couple of hours its friends arrive to invade your skin.
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To fight acne efficiently, we have to determine the possible triggers. Aside from your lack or abundance of hormones, it could be the result of a poor diet or certain medication’s side effects. The sebaceous glands clog your pores drowning the cells into too much oil.
Detox: You need to flush your system to get rid of toxins that could be clogging your pores and producing breakouts. This cleanser enriched with the natural antibacterial properties of eucalyptus, absorb the excess of oil from your pores. Eucalyptus Seafoam Facial Cleanser by 100% Pure.
Stop using moisturizer: Just for a for a couple of days. While you fight the bacteria that produces acne, don’t use your regular moisturizer and instead apply retinoids, benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, or alpha-hydroxy acid. These ingredients absorb sebum and clean your pores. Try Acne Clearing Solution by Murad.
Change your makeup routine: Couple things, clean thoroughly your brushes and sponges with alcohol and let them air dry completely before using them. Don’t wear makeup unless is non-comedogenic and non-acnegenic which are less oily. Also, invest on foundations with dimethicone or cyclomethicone which are gentle with acne prone skin. Try Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup by Clinique.
Hydrate & Relax: Drink lots of water to keep your skin perky and alive. Try to relax, especially if your acne is stress related. Drink a cup of lavender tea before bed so you can get plenty of zzzz. Try to sleep on your back, and pull your hair back, you don’t need the extra oil on your face.
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