5 Reasons Why You’re Breaking Out!

There’s nothing fair about acne. Absolutely nothing. What I have learned over the years though, is that it is of no use complaining about it. Complaining does absolutely nothing.

The best thing you could do for your skin and yourself is try to figure out what is causing your acne and fix that. Most of the time we throw various treatments at acne in the hope that something will fix it. This is the same as taking a multivitamin for a fever. It won’t do anything for the fever.

While the multivitamin is actually beneficial for your body, most acne treatments are not. Antibiotics, accutane, benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid all have side effects. Some mild, some severe. Keep using these treatments over the years and you could be doing serious damage to your body. The ointments may leave your skin dry and inflamed.

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7 Steps to Deal With Hormonal Acne

Before we get started how do you find out if your acne is hormonal acne? Here are 2 key points to know if you are dealing with hormonal acne or not.

  1. It starts to form at the same time every month – about 7 – 10 days before your period begins.
  2. Your acne is in the form of deep, painful cysts that never seem to come to a head. They also feel tender and hurt when touched.

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The Best Foods That Clear Acne

When it comes to clearing acne, our skin needs all the help it can get. One of the best ways of helping it is through the food we eat.¬† Of course there are still people who say that diet and acne are not connected. My personal favorite (which annoys me of course ) is “There are no scientific studies that prove that acne and diet are connected”. If you’re out of your teens and still struggling with acne, let me tell you the quickest way to clear and acne free skin is through diet. Even if you do not have acne, adding the below foods to your diet can make your skin glow and look so much better. Do try it out and let me know. I can guarantee you will not be disappointed.

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How To Quit Sugar to Get Your Best Skin Ever

I quit sugar in May 2012. I did this to try and clear my face of cystic acne which was really bad at that time. I had bumps on my forehead that did not heal for about 6 months. Even medical treatments could not fix them. When my acne cleared after quitting sugar, thrilled I continued to look around on the internet on why my acne cleared with this diet change.

The video below was shared with me by my husband.

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2 Habits that Make Acne Worse

Acne is never your fault. Come on, no one would ever do anything that they knew gave them acne. There is nothing you are doing in particular that is giving you acne. Acne is the result of various things happening inside your body. Various factors come together to make your skin break out. The breakout which is the most visible is the last of a chain of events taking place in your body. However, once you have it there are habits that make acne worse.

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