Exactly how You Can Manage Your Acne Issue

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  1. 1. Exactly how You Can Manage Your Acne Issue You are unemployed, short on money and you need to look your best for an upcoming interview, but you just had an outbreak of zits on your face. How are you going to afford treatment and clear it up in time for the big day? Here are some low cost tips to clearing up your zits. To help keep acne away try to keep your hands away from your face. Our hands stay dirty. When you touch your face you are putting bacteria and dirt on your face which has the potential to clog your skin's pores. The dirt and bacteria that clogs the pores can lead to pimples. For those wanting to reduce the amount of zits they have, careful washing of the face every night before going to sleep can remove oils that can contribute to breakouts of whiteheads. It is impotant that you choose a cleanser that prevents or clears balckheads. This regular washing will result in a clearer face, and is not hard to adapt into a personal schedule. To reduce your acne, you should learn how to wash your face efficiently. Choose a soap that is not too greasy and not too dry. Try to find a brand that advertise a neutral PH. This should not have any influence on your skin. Wash your face at least twice a day. Putting lemon juice onto a cotton ball or cotton swab and applying the juice directly onto an zits scar or pimple, can be a great natural zits remedy. The citric acid dries out pimples and lightens red marks and scars. For sensitive skin, try diluting the lemon juice with water or honey before applying. Vitamin A is one of the best vitamins that you can take in the form of a supplement for pimples. This vitamin helps to expedite the formation of tissues and can aid in killing internal bacteria, to free up your skin. Take a dose of vitamin A to improve your functionality internally. Using an ice cube wrapped in a soft washcloth and holding it on your blemish can help with pimples. Hold the ice cube for a few minutes directly on the blemish and repeat the procedure every hour. The cold compress helps with the discomfort of acne. Do not hold the ice cube on a blemish for more than a few minutes at a time. To help clear up your acne remember not to allow sweat to linger on your face. It is great if you work out frequently and are physically active but it is important to wipe off any sweat that accumulates on your face during exercise. After exercising you should wash your face with a cleanser as quickly as possible in order to get rid of any dirt or dried sweat. This will keep your
  2. 2. pores clean. You may be tempted to pick at or scratch your face, but there are oils and dirt on your hands that can wind up on your face if you do that. Pores retain dirt, which inflames the skin and causes pimples. Exfoliate your skin once a week. It will remove the dead skin and buildup that will clog your pores and dull your complexion. Use scrubs that are specially formulated for the face and have tiny grains in it. Do not use the scrubs that have large seeds or grains in them because they will cause tears in your skin. Do you think that your blemishes will never leave? Hay fever and mites cause skin problems as well. Also, make sure to avoid stress. Stress hormones can cause acne problems too. An important tip to consider concerning acne is to be sure that when you wash your face be certain you do not brush or rub it too hard or with a rough material. This is important so that you do not irritate your skin or dry it out. It is recommended to use either your hands or a gentile cloth. Avoid purchasing skin care products that contain mineral oil or petrolatum. These are both petroleum products that are inappropriate for skin care. These sorts of oils are composed of molecules that are too large to be absorbed into the skin, so they just sit on the surface of the skin and cause clogged pores. Choose products containing natural vegetable or plant oils instead. An adequate amount of sleep and rest is necessary to prevent and treat acne. The reason for this is that when you are sleeping, your body removes toxins that have been accumulating throughout the day. Your body also recharges its energy while you are sleeping to effectively combat bacteria and inflammation associated with pimples. So, make sure you are getting proper amounts of sleep! An effective home remedy for severe acne is witch alternative treatment hazel. Apply to your face using a cotton ball, after you have cleansed your face with your regular product. Then, apply two percent salicylic acid product. It will help prevent any further breakout, as well as treat the blemishes that are already there. Use a honey mask on your face at least once a week. Honey is great for sensitive skin. Honey is also good for disinfecting skin and healing pimples because it is antibacterial. You can make your mask using items you have around the house like olive oil, honey and egg yolk. In order to get rid of acne, you can use tea tree oil. It has been known to help get rid of and prevent P. acnes, the bacterial strain that causes zits breakouts. Tea tree oil is also less harsh on the skin than other acne treatments like benzoyl peroxide. In some cases, the root of an zits problem can be the preventative medication being used. A number of medications can worsen acne symptoms. This is particularly true of those containing hormones. Talk to a doctor about medication that helps zits. When using a topical treatment for pimples, it's important to read and follow the directions on the label. This way you can make sure you're not making the break-out worse when using the treatment with a cleanser that may give your skin too much medicine or dry out your skin with http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/default.htm too much use. Remember, the more irritated your
  3. 3. skin gets, the longer it will take to heal. As stated, it is currently crunch time and you need to get rid of your acne and pimples as soon as possible. The suggestions in this article have been proven to be the quickest and most effective methods to clear up your blemishes so that you look and feel your best.