You wake up and the first thing you notice in the mirror is the huge big breakout of acne. Sounds familiar?
While there are tons of products out there that may give you some respite from the breakout, there is always the chance that it can cause some side effect on your skin.
Before you move on to try your next bottle of acne care skin product, or if you want to prevent the next acne breakout, why not try some of these tips shared below?
Go For Gentle Products
Instead of investing in and using skin care products such as scrubs, exfoliants or those that will be harsh on the skin and dry them out, go for products that will be gentle, and have a gel or foam base. Also, make sure that the products do not contain any SLS, which, although very common in acne care products, is a type of detergent that can have a negative reaction on your skin.
Choose Your Overall Skin Products With Care
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Did you know that the health of the skin on other parts of your body can also be responsible for causing acne breakouts on your face? The products that you use for your body or your head, such as your shampoo, conditioner, lip balms, hair styling products, toothpaste and so on, can sometimes contain ingredients such as some forms of oils, heavy waxes and such. If you are using a new product, watch out whether or not you have a breakout soon. If yes, the product could contain an allergen.
You Do Need A Moisturizer
If you suffer from acne breakouts regularly, it does not mean that you have to stop using moisturizers. In fact, this is one of the biggest mistakes anyone suffering from acne can do. The acne care products that you might be using can dry up your skin. But if you do not balance this out with the right type of moisturizer, it can strip off the essential oil from your skin and cause an imbalance in your pH levels. When that happens, your body goes into a repair mode by trying to produce more oil than it earlier did, which can cause more breakouts.
Having acne means you choose your products with care, and also help your body from the inside, rather than only from the outside. Keep yourself hydrated and make sure to keep your digestion healthy too.
DISCLAIMER: While we have taken steps to check the accuracy of information & practices shared here; it is not a replacement for a doctor’s opinion. it is important to first always check with your own doctor before trying any medication, practice or suggestion from this site.