Get rid of stubborn pimples, blackheads and whiteheads with thorough but gentle cleansing. Dampen skin with lukewarm water and massage into face and neck. Do this each morning and evening.
Toning is an important step in proper skin care. It helps remove any residue after cleansing and helps restore the skin’s natural pH levels.
Healing Face Masks
To hydrate and heal the skin, apply healing masks couple times a week. Yogurt, honey, cinnamon, essential oils and other ingredients help to hydrate skin from within and fight common causes of acne.
Clogged pores and dead skin contribute to acne. It is important to exfoliate regularly to remove the buildup.
Tea Tree Oil
Acne responds well to tea tree oil. It is used all over the world as antiseptic. Like coconut oil, honey and cultured milk products, it fights bacteria and fungi.
Holy basil and sweet basil essential oils have been known to fight acne, according to a report publish in the international Journal of Cosmetic Science.
Contrary to popular belief, acne-prone skin still needs to be moisturized. Using topical that focus on drying out the skin tricks the skin into producing more oil, thereby causing skin breakout.
Remember fighting acne requires both external treatment and an internal treatment. Pro-biotic supports healthy digestion, immune system functioning and improves skin health by fighting acne.
For individuals suffering from the cystic form of acne, a controlled clinical trial has found that Guggul supplements outperformed 500mg of tetracycline by a small margin.
As part of the protocol to treat acne from the inside out, it is important to eat foods that don’t cause blood sugar spikes that lead to the production of insulin. Focus on the leafy green vegetables, berries and clean protein.