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Natural Products For Preventing And Curing Acne
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Natural Products for Preventing And Curing Acne

A lot of people suffer from acne. It is a problem, especially for teens and young adults. It can affect your self image and the way that others perceive you. As we all know, in the younger population, looks and image are extremely important.

When you go through puberty, you have high levels of hormones that can increase the levels of sebum that are being produced in your body. When sebaceous glands become blocked it can close the opening of a follicle, causing a white head, blackhead.

If a blackhead or whitehead becomes clogged and infected, a pimple is usually the result. If they worsen further or develop further under the skin, they can become cysts or nodules. There are preventative measures that you can take to help keep your skin at its best. Knowing what to do to prevent and cure your acne as soon as possible is going to promote healthy skin and make sure that it doesn't go any further than a pimple.

Here are a few natural ways to prevent and cure acne:

1. Vitamins and Nutrients - Drinking smoothies that include fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds will help clear up your face. Brazil nuts and pumpkin seeds are 2 foods that increase your selenium and zinc levels which help prevent acne.

2. Water – Drinking plenty of water will benefit your skin and body. It is true that drinking 8 glasses of water a day is very important. Water will help you moisturize your skin.

3. Probiotics & Prebiotics – These help destroy harmful bacteria. You can find these in Activia (which happens to be my favorite yogurt) as well as honey, bananas, artichokes and onions.

4. Natural Products – Using only natural products on your skin will ensure that you receive no harmful chemicals that may irritate or worsen your acne. They are easier on your skin. Tea tree oil has been known to be especially good for acne because of its anti-bacterial qualities.

5. Stress Reduction – The amount of stress that you are putting on yourself is going to affect the condition of your face. Exercises, meditation, and yoga are great ways to relieve stress.

6. Sugar & Refined Carbohydrates – Removing these from your diet is going to help your condition.

These are just a few ways to help prevent acne and the best possible treatment for acne scars is prevention. So, obviously skin care is very important to keep up with over the years.


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