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Smile What Can Make Your Acne Worse? - 08-19-2013, 06:43 AM

What can make acne worse?

Menstrual cycle - Girls and women with acne tend to get it worse one or two weeks before their menstrual period arrives. This is probably due to hormonal changes that take place. Some people say they eat more chocolate during this time and wonder whether there may be a connection. However, experts believe the worsening acne is not due to chocolate, but rather to hormonal changes.

Anxiety and stress - mental stress can affect your levels of some hormones, such as cortisol and adrenaline, which in turn can make acne worse. Again, stress can make some people binge-eat. Experts believe the culprits are most likely the hormone levels, rather than the binge-eating.

Hot and humid climates - when it is hot and humid we sweat more. This can make the acne worse.

Oil based makeups - moisturizing creams, lubricating lotions, and all makeup that contain oil can speed up the blocking of your pores.

Greasy hair - some hair products are very greasy and might have the same effect as oil based makeup. Hair products with cocoa butter or coconut butter are examples.

Squeezing the pimples - if you try to squeeze pimples your acne is more likely to get worse, plus you risk scarring.
   
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Default 09-14-2013, 06:17 AM

Here is the nice tips:
1. Wash your face twice daily.
2. Find products containing azelaic acid.
3. Try products with salicylic acid
4. drink lot of water
5. Use products with benzoyl peroxide
6. Use sulfur-containing cleansers.
7. Always apply a moisturizer
8. Apply essential oils to active pimples.
9. Use a face mask.
   
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