Keeping your face young and nourished

Keeping your face young and nourished

People that have skin flaws and facial problems tend to develop psychological issues, such as lowered self-esteem and social insecurities. The psychological scars are possible to linger even after the skin disorder is taken care of and the skin condition improves. Just as the emotional distress can be the cause of various skin disorders, skin disorders can also be the source of psychological anguish.

Learn about some of the most often facial skin flaws and how to treat them:

Acne

Medically known as acne vulgaris, this is a skin disease that mostly affects the face, as there is located the relatively highest number of oil glands, the area which the acne primarily affects. It’s commonly accompanied by blackheads, pimples and greasy skin. Although it’s not dangerous, it may lead to leaving scars. If you have this problem, you should consider avoiding the sun and touching your face. The treatment of acne depends on the type of acne that bothers you. The mild type of acne can be treated even with home remedies. Use apple cider vinegar which will kill the troublesome bacteria and balance the pH of your skin. Other than that, cinnamon and honey masks will also be helpful because of theirs antibiotic and antimicrobial properties. It may seem weird because dairy products are known to cause acne, but when applied topically, milk or yogurt may sooth the irritated skin. Other than these, you can also try helping your skin by using home remedies such as egg whites, papaya, orange peel, banana peel, tea tree oil, aloe, lemon juice, etc. If having troubles with the moderate or severe type of acne, the most effective option would probably be a stronger medication, such as antibiotic creams, gels and lotions. La Roche-Posay brand offers a number of cleansers that prove to be helpful with this matter.

Blackheads

Blackhead occurs when skin pores get clogged and unable to secrete oil and dead skin cells. That way, a wax plug develops, consisted of dead skin cells, oil and bacteria. The best way to deal with them is choosing a right cleanser for starters. Dr. Hauschka and La Roche-Posay provide the market with good quality toners, masks and creams suitable for every skin type. Avoid picking and popping the blackheads up, you’re only making it worse by doing that.

Pimples

A pimple appears when oil glands get infected with bacteria and the skin gets inflamed, swells up and gets filled with pus. You should be able to get rid of them with the help of home remedies, such as ice, lemon, toothpaste, tea tree oil, garlic or steam. Effaclar cream by La Roche-Posay will help eliminate the inflammation and purify the skin.

Bags under eyes

If you want to say goodbye to the eye puffiness, avoid using salt as much as possible! It makes the water retain in areas rich in sodium – primarily under eyes. Drink a lot of water to reduce the water retention. Cooling down a spoon and hold it against your eye, it will relief tired and puffy eyes. Tea bags may also help you, as well as cucumbers, egg whites and potatoes.  

 

 

 Nessie L.B.



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