Here’s some sound advice on how to PREVENT ACNE BREAKOUTS
Whether you’re a teenager or an adult, suffering from acne is just plain annoying. Breakouts tend to pop up at the worst possible times, and when they do, they can lead to decreased self-confidence. By following these tips, you can increase your chances of avoiding acne breakouts in the future.
Keep your face clean
Establishing a cleansing routine is one of the most important things you can do to prevent acne breakouts. You should be cleansing your face two times a day to remove dirt, oil and other impurities from your pores and your skin’s surface. Use warm water with a face-specific cleanser as many other soaps may be too harsh. When you’re done, use a clean towel to pat your face dry and then put it in the laundry because dirty towels can spread bacteria and make your skin worse. An awesome product to add to your cleansing routine is our TRS Calm and Clear Acne Wash (add link).
Avoid touching your face
Our hands are pretty dirty, and when we touch our face, they can spread dirt and bacteria to acne-prone skin, causing breakouts. Touching the face can also irritate already inflamed skin, which can make existing breakouts worsen.
Don’t pick at your skin
Picking at your face or popping existing pimples is one of the worst things you can do to your skin. Picking at your face will definitely make inflamed skin even worse and can actually lead to infection or scarring. Picking also can spread the bacteria inside of existing breakouts cause new ones.
Watch your diet
It’s pretty much proven that chocolate itself doesn’t cause acne breakouts, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t watch what you eat. Healthy skin comes from the inside out, so your diet should include plenty of fruits and vegetables. Try to avoid foods of the junk variety. Stick with whole fresh foods whenever possible. Make sure to drink an adequate amount of water each day, too. Well-hydrated skin glows, while dehydrated skin is dull. Water also helps to flush the toxins from your body to help prevent future breakouts.
Manage your stress levels
Stress can play a huge factor in the overall health of your skin, and chronic or acute stress can lead to acne breakouts. There are a variety of ways to control your stress levels. Making time to exercise is one of them. Fitting in 30 minutes of exercise each day can improve your health and help decrease stress. Find a kind of exercise that you enjoy, whether it be running, yoga or group fitness. Additionally, making time to meditate each day can help to improve your mood and keep stress at bay.
If you find yourself still suffering from acne breakouts after implementing the above tips, schedule an appointment with an esthetician and they can help you make additional changes to your skincare regime. Everyone deserves to have healthy and glowing skin that they are proud of!
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