Congratulations, you got your first pimple. Welcome to being a teenager, as this is most likely the first of many. This article will explain why you get acne, and also go into some of the most common
ways that you can clear up your your skin and prevent new acne and pimples from occurring.
Try putting some ice on it before you go to sleep at night if you have a blemish that's big and red. When you wake up in the morning you should find that the swelling has gone down and the blemish
will be noticeably better. This can be good to get rid of blemishes that pop up the night before a big event.
If you want to prevent your skin from breaking out, stay away from caffeine. Most people are very sensitive to caffeine and it causes their skin to break out. Even if you do not drink coffee, chances
are you drink pop or energy drinks. These drinks contain a lot of caffeine: check the labels of the drinks you avoid and buy anything containing caffeine.
If you would like to avoid acne issues, you may want to stay away from makeup. Makeup can actually clog pores and cause unwanted acne. Just make sure that you wash everything off at the end of the
day to prevent breakouts if you are a fan of everyday makeup.
Touching your face too often can lead to a case of acne. oil, Bacteria and dirt can easily transfer from your hands to your face and cause problems. It can also irritate skin that is already inflamed
from a breakout. Touch your face only when necessary and never, ever pop a pimple with your fingers.
If you have problems with acne, and have longer hair, make sure to keep your hair (and hair products) off your neck, shoulders and face and back. If you have bangs, and have acne problems on your
forehead, consider growing them out or pinning them back. The oil from your hair and hair products clog pores, leading to more breakouts.
We are all much more prone to breakouts when we are stressed. And, ironically enough, skin problems can further add to our stress, thereby compounding the problem! Make sure you are managing your
stress by exercising regularly, getting together with friends or engaging in other activities you enjoy, and getting plenty of rest.
For those who are prone to outbreaks of acne, it is important to avoid excessive touching of the face. The bacteria which causes acne (Propionibacterium acne) is a normal inhabitant on a person's
face. This bacteria does not lead to acne until it becomes trapped inside a person's hair follicles. When a person touches their face excessively, this can force the bacteria into these openings and
Vitamin A is one of the best vitamins that you can take in the form of a supplement for acne. This vitamin helps to expedite the formation of tissues and can aid in killing internal bacteria, to free
up your skin. Take a dose of vitamin A to improve your functionality internally.
Get out into the sun to help your acne problems disappear. Our bodies need vitamin D for many different reasons, one of which is for healthy skin. Take at least a 10 minute walk outside every day to
top up your bodies levels of vitamin D and you will start to see a difference.
Try to use makeup sparingly. If you are having an acne breakout, it is best to avoid wearing some makeup, such asfoundation and powder, and blush. If you do wear makeup, you need to wash it off at
the end of the day, keep in mind. Buy oil-free makeup that has no added dyes or chemicals if you can. Always check the ingredient list when purchasing makeup.
Now that you know how to take care of your body and your skin in a way that helps to clear up your acne, don't hesitate to start. Once your body gets the right treatment, out and inside, you will see
a fresh-looking face staring back at you in the mirror, though it may take a few weeks to see results.