“OUT WITH THE BAD, IN WITH THE GOOD”
Clear, healthy, pimple-free skin is a dream for many young people just entering puberty— and though you can’t do anything about your hormones or hereditary, two main causes of acne, you can alter your daily routine to improve your skin’s appearance. Break your skin care bad habits to prevent acne and enjoy clear skin.
Acne, the term for what’s commonly called pimples or zits, occurs when oil, bacteria, and dead skin cells clog hair follicles. People with oily skin may be more susceptible to pimples because of their acne-prone skin, but breaking bad habits can still help them — and everyone else — prevent acne.
Break These Acne-Causing Habits
Here are the top bad habits that can take a toll on your acne-prone skin, resulting in pimples and blemishes:
Bad Habit No. 1: Washing your skin too often
Though it’s important to keep your skin clean, washing it too often will only make acne worse. Instead, wash your face with Frosh Wash in the morning when you wake and at night before bed and apply the Zit Zapper to those trouble Zits.
Bad Habit No. 2: Vigorously scrubbing your skin
Scrubbing your skin with a washcloth, loofah, or harsh exfoliant will cause significant irritation or using an acne skin care system designed for older skin— and may worsen your acne-prone skin. To prevent acne, always wash with only lukewarm water and the Frosh Wash Acne skin care system that matches you skin type.
Bad Habit No. 3: Not cleaning sweaty skin
After you’ve had a tough workout or been outside in the hot sun, your skin may be covered with sweat. Don’t let it dry on your skin — instead, always bathe or wash your skin promptly after sweating with Frosh Wash “Wipe Out Wash”.
Bad Habit No. 4: Picking at your skin and popping your pimples
While it may be irresistible to pick zits or pop pimples, these behaviors can cause increased redness from squeezing the pus deeper into the skin and sometimes even scarring. Instead, keep your hands off your face and use the Zit Zapper before bed and let pimples go back down to size with the help of Frosh Wash “Ocean Lotion”.
Bad Habit No. 5: Skipping the shampoo
If you’ve got oily hair, that oil can seep down onto your face — and cause zits. Make sure you wash your hair each day to keep excess oil off of your forehead, face, and back to help prevent acne.
Bad Habit No. 6: Getting hair products on your face
It’s important to keep hair spray, gel, mousse, or other hair products off your face to prevent them from clogging up your pores. Cover your face when applying these products to keep them on your hair and off your skin.
Bad Habit No. 7: Eating greasy foods
While the food that you eat doesn’t cause acne, greasy foods can make acne-prone skin worse because of the excess oil and grease that can get on the skin from the food itself. So stick to a healthy diet without greasy, fried foods to spare your skin — and your health.
Bad Habit No. 8: Using cosmetics that contain oil
If you’ve got acne-prone skin, the last thing you want to do is introduce even more oil. When you buy make up and other skin products, look for oil-free options labeled with the terms “non-acnegenic” or “non-comedogenic” to help prevent acne.
Bad Habit No. 9: Stopping your acne treatment
If you’re using prescription acne medications for your pimples, it’s great news when your skin starts to clear up. But that doesn’t mean you’re free to stop using your medication. To keep a recurrent breakout at bay, finish all of your prescription acne medications as recommended by your doctor unless directed otherwise, then once that break out is clear start with a good 100% Natural Frosh Wash Cleansing regime!
Replace your bad skin care habits and practices with good ones to help bring acne under control. With a few simple changes, your skin — not your pimples — will be glowing.