Adult acne breakouts can be quite annoying during the summer. While you enjoy outdoors, barbecues and picnics you might not even notice but your favourite foods could be the reason to exasperate those pimples as some foods can do more harm than good to your body.
Acne is caused by secretion of too much oil (sebum) in the body. It can also be exasperated (amplified) by genetics, irregular menstrual cycle, stress, hot and humid weather and even by oil-based makeup. Acne can also lead to scarson the face if not taken care of properly. To avoid those unwanted pimples and potential marks and scars use the summer foods wisely to help not to harm.
For many acne sufferers summer is a time of additional pain- more breakouts, more acne marks, more painful inflammations. comes to breakouts. The hot weather send our skin’s oil production into overdrive. Combine that with excessive sweating band additional outdoor time our usual skincare routines is not sufficient to keep skin clean of clogging and bacteria.
Do you wear a sunscreen before stepping out in the sun and even use hats and umbrella as much as possible, but still not able to control increased acne breakout after sun exposure?
Well, we feel you, and you are not alone! Sun exposure can exasperate acne in number of ways. If you have acne prone skin and use wrong sunscreens containing ingredients that additionally clog your pores; if you have sun sensitivity, also known as photosensitivity and your sebaceous glands skin start secreting excess oils as a protection mechanism against too much UV rays, which leads to the development of acne.
There is a raging debate between parents, teens and often professionals around whether or not to pop your pimples. People try to catch them early, others let them develop so they are easy to get at, but you have heard it here first, popping pimples really is as bad for your skin as the experts say it is.
As our other acne based blogs have suggested acne is an inflammation of the skin and a pimple can derive from a blocked pore. With our busy daily lives these pores can become blocked ever so easily with excess sebum, dead skin cells, bacteria and often pus, I know gross right?! But seemingly overnight you wake up in the morning and see this big spot or pimple staring back at you in the mirror. Something takes a hold of us from this point onwards, almost as if the pimple is asking to be popped or squeezed and we feel compelled to listen to it.
There are a number of habits and health conditions that can worsen the severity of acne breakouts. In some cases, the behaviours we think are getting rid of acne are actually making the problem worse! This article will highlight a few of these bad habits and lifestyle factors to help you avoid them.
Most people associate acne with teenagers. However, acne can affect people of all ages including adults in their thirties and forties. While the pimples that appear on an adult’s face looks identical to the ones on a teenager’s, they appear for different reasons and at different times. This guide will explain the differences between teen acne and adult acne to help you understand how they should be treated.
Salads are colorful, delicious, incredibly nutritious and of course satisfies our hunger. But, what if we told you that a simple salad could perhaps help you in your battle against acne? With a combination of vegetables and fruits, pure goodness and satisfying your skin’s hunger can be accomplished. Let’s take a closer look at what’s hiding in your salad plate!
Gluten is a little bit of a buzzword these days, I am sure you have seen it on the side of food packaging and marketing materials waving the flag to ensure you know if something is gluten free. But why, what is it?! Many sources claim that gluten is safe for everybody, except perhaps people with a diagnosis of celiac disease or display similar symptoms. But confusingly other health professionals suggest that gluten is in fact harmful for the majority of people and we should be looking out for the gluten free badges. So, where do we stand and what are the implications?!
Most people use the terms pimples and acne interchangeably when talking about their skin breakouts. However, having a pimple does not always mean you have acne. There are many potential causes of pimples other than acne. This guide will share some useful information about pimples to help you determine if you have acne.
While fighting acne breakouts on your face, it’s plain unfair when it’s also on your neck, chest, back and buttocks. But did you know that it’s harder to get rid of body acne than facial acne? Tired of buying numerous over the counter treatments that says it helps you treat body acne, but still there are no results? Read further as you learn how to treat an outbreak on your body from the comfort of your home in no time!
HelloSpring, and goodbye Spring acne! Spring is a season where we toss out the old to make room for the new. Your skin care regimen needs a cleansing, too! Here’s how to transition from winter to spring with fresh, fabulous skin by updating your skin-care regime with these 7 tips to start the spring season with glowing and rejuvenated skin.
When you have dry skin, it is obvious to apply lotions or creams to add moisture. However, people who have acne prone skin specifically oily, assume that this application is not needed. Did you know that this is a common mistake? Moisturization is needed especially for those who use medicated creams. Excess oil and clogged pores are reasons for those acne breakouts. Not all lotions will clog your pores. Here's a helpful guide to choosing the right skin moisturizer for your acne prone skin.