Practical Ways To Deal With Adult Acne

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They say they are meant to be the best days of your life - but for many of us, our teenage years consist of stress, worry, and a lot of emotional and physical challenges. For a lot of us, we are glad to see the back of them, so what do you do when problems from your teenage years follow you into adult life? One example of this is acne. Acne is typically associated with teenagers, and very occasionally, people in their early twenties. Of course, everyone gets an odd pimple every now and again, or maybe a small cluster of blackheads. But acne is a far more debilitating condition that can be painful, and that can seriously knock a person's confidence. Part of the reason why acne is commonly associated with teenagers is that it is often caused by significant hormonal changes within the body. Usually, these hormones level out after a number of years and the acne clears up - but when it doesn't, it can be quite distressing to the individual suffering. Adult acne is never an easy ride, but here are a few things you can do to make your condition more bearable to live with.


Ditch the drugstore products

Whether you want to admit to it or not, acne is a skin condition - so much more than the odd spot or bi-monthly breakout. Drugstore products are simply not designed to cope with the strength and density of acne symptoms. They are instead typically designed to be mild for someone with average skin so that they can target the biggest market possible. Stop spending hundreds every year on multiple drugstore products that don't work, and instead consider prescription medication. Of course, you need to learn how to use Retin-A Tretinoin and other similar products safely and efficiently, as they can be quite strong. But they are designed to tackle even severe acne, so you can hope to get a better result from them.
 

Don't wear makeup every day

Your acne might affect your confidence so much that you feel as though you have to do something every day to mask the appearance of it - even just for yourself. But wearing heavy makeup all the time can quickly worsen your condition and can sometimes even make the scars appear more pronounced. Learn to accept your acne as a part of you on those days where you don't need to see anyone or leave the house. If you can, leave unusually heavy makeup for special occasions only, to let your skin breathe.


Stick to a healthy diet

While acne is mostly caused by hormonal imbalances, certain lifestyle aspects can also have an impact on its severity. Eating a diet mainly made up of processed foods and soda will only clog up your skin even further - remember your skin is an organ, and it needs vitamins and minerals to keep it healthy. Try and drink at least eight glasses of water a day and eat a diet rich in fresh fruits, vegetables, and oily fish. It won't clear up your acne completely, but it will certainly help improve the overall appearance of your skin.


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Biggest Secrets To Looking Younger..... Longer

Getting old sometimes is hard for many to look forward to. However, the ageing process is going to happen to all of us one day. I always think about how I can keep myself looking young for as long as possible because Angela Bassett, Kris Jenner and Jada Pinkett Smith are killing it right now. You hear about so many different methods people use for anti-aging from cremes to skin treatments that I wanted to get together the ones that I think works best and guess what? They're those good ole faithful methods your should already be doing.

 

Look after your skin

Our skin is really delicate. It is one of the first signs of outward aging and if we don’t look after it we could prematurely age ourselves. Choosing the right skin care methods is really important. There are many creams on the market all offering similar results. However, finding one to meet your specific skin needs is crucial. Speaking with a dermatologist or experienced esthetician could point you in the right direction!


Drink lots of water

Making sure you stay hydrated is so important. Drinking water helps to flush all the toxins out of your body and keep it running like clockwork. Water also helps your kidney to function properly so it can take care of your organs. Skin is of course your largest organ, so when you are fully hydrated your skin stays soft and supple honey.


Eat the right foods

How we look on the outside is of course a more obvious way of spotting aging, but how often do you think about your insides? Stuffing our bodies with valueless food does nothing for us. There are so many foods which help our skin to stay bright and young as well as our insides working correctly. Not only do they help you look young, but they also help with your health too. Things like fish, nuts and green veggies keep your mind sharp too.


Get enough sleep

So many of us sacrifice a good night’s sleep for pointless tasks.... you know how you to- social media surfing, late night tv shows, etc. How many times have you stayed up to watch television only to feel terrible the next morning. Make sure you take the time to get as much sleep as you need. Without it, the next day you will find yourself finding it difficult to concentrate and do things as well. On top of this, sleep also helps us to look younger. Whilst we sleep our body’s production of Human Growth Hormone is at its highest. This is what keeps us looking younger. Without this hormone you will find yourself looking tired and older. Therefore, make sure you are getting enough shut-eye to let your body produce this miracle hormone.


Keeping fit and active

We all have different commitments which sometimes means we don’t feel like exercising. However, if you can take time out of you day to make sure you go to the gym, you will be a lot better off. Not only does it strip fat but it also keeps you mobile and limber. In fact, it is even said that regular exercise can help to reverse the aging process. That sounds like a theory I could get on board with.


What are some ways that you try to stay younger looking?


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