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Did you think you could get rid of your acne problems on your 18th birthday? Rest assured, you are not the only one. Unfortunately, our hormones continue to do as they please; This explains why so many of us experience premenstrual acne breakouts.

Pimples appear when the sebaceous glands, responsible for the production of sebum (fat in the skin), become enraged by the action of bacteria. If your acne problems are not due to your ovarian cycles, they are undoubtedly due to your makeup products and your skincare cream.

Then opt for a non-comedogenic cream, that is to say a cream that does not clog pores; This kind of sudden rash can be caused by:

  • Mineral oils (synthetic and non-vegetable), such as petroleum jelly, which do not penetrate the skin and can clog pores.
  • Lanolin ( Acetylated Lanolin, Acetylated Lanolin Alcohol) which is found in many creams and sun products.

Do's and don'ts for pimples

Spread your face with makeup

Try to dry out your spots before making them disappear under foundation. On the other hand, avoid covering those which are purulent.

Don't exfoliate your face

Too much cleansing and scrubbing will only increase sebum production and risk opening the pimple and causing a scar.

Eat chocolate and fries

Contrary to popular belief, chocolate and other sweets do not cause pimples. Sweet or salty treats are often associated with acne because we tend to gorge ourselves on them just before our period, that is to say when the overproduction of hormones generates pimples.

Apply comedogenic products

In addition to industrial cosmetics containing mineral (industrial) oils, certain vegetable oils or creams based on vegetable oils can block pores and promote skin problems.

Exposure to the sun

Know in advance that if you tend to have problem skin, exposure to the sun is absolutely not recommended. Even if for a while your spots seem to disappear under your pretty tan, you will be surprised at the start of the school year: The acne which had improved during the summer is back, sometimes in a more virulent way.

Attack solutions

If your face is regularly prey to pimples, step up a gear and find the solution. Fortunately, there are treasures in nature that can effectively treat acne.

Use products containing anti-inflammatory , anti- bacterial, purifying, healing and regenerating active ingredients, such as vegetable oils. They have the advantage of penetrating the epidermis without clogging the pores.

Be careful though, some vegetable oils are comedogenic such as coconut oil, wheat germ oil, wheat germ oil, rosehip... These oils should therefore be avoided.

Jojoba oil , close to human sebum, (and not at all comedogenic) has a regulatory power, it rebalances the sebum secretion of oily and combination skin. It thus prevents the production of pimples and blackheads. It also helps to tighten enlarged pores.

Black seed oil , non-comedogenic and rich in fatty acids , is antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, purifying and healing. It is particularly effective against skin problems such as acne, blackheads and enlarged pores. Thanks to its fatty acids and the presence of vitamin E , black seed oil also helps fight against the appearance of free radicals, responsible for premature aging of the skin.

These oils can be used as is or mixed with other ingredients, particularly to make your own cream.

 Aloe vera gel promotes skin healing by actively fighting infections. It calms irritations and accelerates healing.

Tea tree essential oil

Tea tree essential oil is an essential part of aromatherapy. Tea tree essential oil is recommended as an accompaniment during infectious episodes. Tea tree essential oil is also the most famous for caring for blemish-prone skin.

Green clay

Superfine green clay cleanses, purifies, detoxifies and purifies combination, oily and acne-prone skin. Illite superfine green clay is used as an ingredient to make skin care products: masks, cleansing soap, mattifying lotion, etc.

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Merci pour ces conseils;
J’essayerai bien le gel d’aloé vera + huile nigelle, vu que j’en ai déja.


Merci pour ces conseils;
J’essayerai bien le gel d’aloé vera + huile nigelle, vu que j’en ai déja.


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