BLEMISH BUSTING: How to treat breakouts naturally
There is nothing worse than getting a pimple before an important event. Those pesky pimples are an absolute nightmare on your skin, because if treated improperly it can actually leave your skin in a worst condition such as developing acne scars or redness.
Although off the counter acne treatments may help reduce the appearance of pimples, they tend to have harsh ingredients that dry out your skin and only provide temporary relief. But have no fear, we are here to help with these awesome natural skincare tips to prevent you from breaking out, so your skin can achieve that glow it truly deserves!
1. Regularly wash your face
As simple as it sounds, washing your face with a natural cleanser twice a day (once in the day and once before bed-time), will help refresh and clean the skin of impurities. Whether you have acne or not, it removes dead skin cells and excessive oil piling up in areas of your face, such as the forehead area which generates most of the oil. Make sure that you don’t wash your face excessively as it strip your skin of it’s natural oils. Luv Ur Skin’s Face Wash is a fantastic natural solution to washing your face as it is gentle and refreshing on the skin.
2. Gym shower
Try to wash your skin after your workouts as all the sweat from your intense workouts may build up on your skin and clog your pores. ‘The sweat that builds up between skin and gym clothes can awaken acne-causing bacteria,’ says Dr Murad. Love your skin by giving it a quick wash! Luv Ur skin’s body pack is the perfect size to fit into your gym bag, so you can wash your body on the go.
3. Body scrub
Invest in body scrub that will clean away all your dead skin cells and impurities. It is an essential tool to have for all skin types as it encourages skin renewal and cleanses out areas that can be hard to reach with your hands or towel. Try to relieve your skin with a body scrub such as Luv Ur Skin’s Scrub off- Pure Bamboo scrub, which gently exfoliates your skin whilst effective in removing dead skin cells.
4. Avoid Hairspray products away from your face
If you use hairspray or gel to style and hold your hair together, be wary to spray it away from your face. Most hair products contain chemicals and oils that can be detrimental to your skin and may clog your pores, which will eventually lead to those pesky pimples to form on the skin. Try and find an alternative oil free and water based hair product that works just as effectively.
5. Check labels
Make sure to use appropriate skin products that suits your skin type and check the label if they are noncomedogenic or nonacnegenic, which are great products that won’t clog your pores. Using these products can ensure that you skin remains healthy and breathable. Every skin type requires different treatments as they have different needs, so make sure to use skincare products that help your skin type. To find out your skin type, check out our article “What’s your skin type” and take the test!