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We are a
month away from the best time of year, Christmas! But what does this mean for
people with acne prone skin? Will you survive all the gluttonous feasts,
cookies and milk, Christmas parties, or at least your dream of clear glowing
skin? Stop researching and continue reading as we have chosen 5 tips to help
you adjust your acne regimen for clear glowing skin during the holidays.
all know what acne is and the cases of it to our skin, and if this doesn’t ring
a bell, check out our informative post on what is
and how to
improve acne symptoms.
Nevertheless, it is important to understand the lifespan of a pimple in order
to better tackle it, at the different stages from within. The birth of a pimple
starts when the pores are clogged up with dead cells mixed with oil creating a
clump in forming a plug. Due to the lack of oxygen, the pimple then continues
to grow with the infiltration of bacteria. Your body then responds by sending
white blood cells to fight these bacterial invaders. This leads to the next stage in the acne
life cycle, inflammation. As the body fights the bacteria, your skin becomes
inflamed which leads to those red bumps, pimples, or cysts. On the other hand,
when the white blood cells die and accumulate in the pore, along with other
debris and fluid, this forms a pus-filled whitehead. With time, the infection
heals on its own, leaving a scab behind. The dead cells of the scab dissolve
leaving a scar. Eventually, healthy cells replace the dead cells of the scar,
and your skin returns to its clear state!
of spending your money on countless quick
think about the long-term goal, which is getting
to the root cause of your acne and preventing it from happening. It will save you a
lot of time and money in the end. Not to mention, since we know that the origin
of acne is internal, it makes sense to treat it internally, right? Add AcnEase to your Santa’s wish
favorite breakfast meal could actually be the perfect mask for clearing up
acne! Even from the worst environmental stress, this simple homemade face mask
is gentle and ideal for all skin types, especially for sensitive skin. Oatmeal
works as a cleaning agent composing of anti-inflammatory properties and
saponins, while honey containing antibacterial and antioxidant properties
opening up pores leaving a perfect “glow” on the skin. The juice that is found
in lemons helps to fight off acne, fade dark spots and scar and blackheads with
antibacterials and anti-fungal properties. With the help if citric acid, say
goodbye to oil! The essential oil of tea tree is known for its antiseptic
properties, fighting existing and future infections.
To reap the benefits of this mask, repeat
three times a week for the best results.These ingredients will leave your skin
hydrated and glowing, plus help reduce breakouts and other skin
Note: To grind oats, place
desired amount of oats in a spice grinder, blender, or food processor. Pulse
oats until coarse and flour-like.
This recipe makes enough for two to three
treatments. Store extra in the fridge in an airtight container.
Day keeps the Acne Away”
Excellent tips for getting glowing skin. Thanks for sharing.