One of the most common conditions related to skin world wide and affecting estimated 80 percent of young adults is acne. There are few acne treatments, many solutions which are proven to be effective. But they are expensive and have undesirable side effects, namely redness, dryness and irritation. Read the blog to know How to get rid of Acne. Discussing few food items need to be avoided that cause acne. Due to expensive treatments and side effects, people have started treating their skin related issues with home remedies. Including me, dealing with skin issues for past more than one year have now started taking care of my skin of my own by saying yes to healthy & nutritious food. So lets begin.
What causes Acne ?
Acne is caused by clogging of pores in your skin with dirt and oil, also by dead skin cells. I’m not going very deep into the science behind this, would likely talking about the issue in general. Will leave few links for you if you wanna know deeply about skin inflammation, glands which produce oil and bacterial growth in our skin. In general, each pore of our skin is connected to the gland which produces oil substance called sebum. This substance causes clogging of pores due to which there is bacterial growth in skin that leads to acne.
There are many factors which causes Acne – it could be genetics, stress, diet and hormone levels as well as infection.
How to get rid of Acne ?
Below are few tips on How to get rid Acne –
- Lifestyle: Have you heard about the term moderation and regularity? Yes, These are the two good things for better lifestyle but not everyone of us can sleep for 8 hours, consuming healthy meals throughout the day and drinking enough water. The most useful lifestyle change one can do is to never squeeze your pimple or acne. Never do that. Leave it alone and let it heal of its own.
- Skincare and opening the pores: There is no magic product like we see in magazines and in advertisements that works for every person in right manner. Instead of that choose your mild cleansers as per skin type and what suits you better. Washing face with water twice a day along with mild cleansers – bar or liquid will keep skin clean and oil free. After cleansing, exfoliate your skin by using mild scrubs, masks and exfoliants. These products remove the outer dead layer of skin cells and thus open pores.
- Food: There are few food items which is to be avoided to overcome acne problems. Avoid highly glycemic foods, dairy products, refined sugar, fast food, soda and beverages. Lack of vitamins and minerals is the largest cause of skin related issues + many health issues. Food items such as eggs, walnuts, tomatoes, fish, fruits, beans and other green leafy vegetables are good for skin and helps to clear the skin. Include these food items in your diet according to availability and alternatively.
Above all with moderation and regularity in life + Regular skincare and cleansing + Healthy and nutritious diet + Regular moderate Exercise will help you to overcome skin issues like acne or pimples. People with oily skin needs to be more careful while choosing their skincare regime. All this together will work only if their is less stress and more happiness. Most often acne goes away of its own at age of puberty. But their are few who struggle with their acne in adulthood. Almost all kind of acne can be treated both by home remedies and clinical treatment. Be patient will treating them and love yourself the way you are. Lots of love and hugs. You can do better!
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