Zits Gone Fast With These Simple Tips

When you discover pimples on your face or body, it can be embarrassing and distressing. Some people don’t realize that by taking care of the zits on your skin properly, it will reduce in size faster and improve your complexion.

Pimples on face image via Flickr

This article contains a number of tips on how to deal with pimples.

While keeping your face clean is important in zits care and prevention, don’t wash too often.

This could remove helpful oils from your face and reduce your skin’s ability to naturally protect itself. It could even make your zits worse in some cases because constant washing can aggravate your pores.

Hydrocortisone

Use hydrocortisone cream on an existing pimple to remove redness when it becomes inflamed.

A dab of this cream can help not only soothe the pimple, but will shrink the blood vessels in the area, reducing the appearance of redness.

Be careful not to use it too often, as your skin can get used to it and it may cause more skin problems in the future.

Cut Back On Caffeine

You might think that drinking coffee helps to reduce stress, but in truth caffeine only increases both stress and its resultant acne breakouts.

Cutting back on coffee will not only help you to stay calmer while experiencing stress, it will also help your skin to stay balanced and hydrated and as a result will also cut back on breakouts.

Soda pop image via Flickr

Avoid The Soda

Drink as little soda and sugary juices as possible.

There is so much sugar found in soda and sugary juices that you want to avoid them altogether.

If you want a good beverage, you want to stick to water for refreshment or healthy teas that can provide antioxidants and other vitamins that are useful. Natural juice is a good choice, as well.

Wash Your Bedding

In order to minimize pimples breakouts, wash your bed linens weekly, at least.

During sleep, your body sweats and skin lotions, hair products, etc. can sweat right off your body and onto your sheets and pillowcases.  Those oily substances and residues can easily clog pores, which can lead to acne.

Be Careful With Makeup and Accessories

Makeup brushes image via Flickr

If you have pimples, avoid using makeup applicators and tools that can’t be washed or disposed of.

Bacteria can multiply on makeup brushes, sponges and pads unless they are washed regularly.

This bacteria is then deposited onto your skin whenever you apply makeup and can cause zits outbreaks or skin infections.

As this article has discussed, nobody wants to wake up to discover pimples on their skin. However, if you take care of your pimples properly, you can reduce the redness and swelling more rapidly. Use this article’s advice so you can treat your zits and be on your way to clear skin.

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