Almost every teen gets pimples at process of adolescence. Pimples are usually triggered by hormones and genetics. Popping or squeezing a pimple won’t get rid of it. Squeezing can push bacteria and pus deeper into the skin, which might leave you permanent pits or scars. There’s no proven ways to prevent pimples but you can do a lot of things to keep your skin clear. 

Wash your face properly:

To help prevent pimples, it’s important to keep your skin clean and clear. It’s important to remove excess oil, dirt, and sweat. Wash your face more than twice a day.

To wash your face: 

  1. Don’t wash your face with face-wash or cleansers that dry skin. Use alcohol-free cleanser.
  2. Wet your face with warm water. Don’t use hot water.
  3. Apply cleanser in gentle, circular motion using fingers, not using washcloth.
  4. Avoid Overdoing Wash and Scrubbing. 

Moisturize skin:

Moisturizer works as protective barrier for skin. Moisturizer keeps skin hydrated and healthy. Experts recommends using it daily. In addition to maintaining good diet and managing stress. Some moisturizers contain oil, synthetic fragrance, or other ingredients that may cause pimples. Use fragrance-free, non-comedogenic moisturizer’s after washing your face. 

Keep yourself hydrated:

Dehydration also promotes inflammation and redness. Drink at least 8-ounce glasses of water each day. Drink more, if you’re pregnant or breastfeeding. Keep your body well-hydrated. 

Don’t pop a pimple:

I know it’s tempting but popping pimples may cause bleeding and infection. It will make your pimple problem worse. Popping might leave you permanent pits or scars. Please don’t do it.

Control Your Food:

According to a 2010 report, junk foods causes pimples. High glycemic foods and beverages such as chips, goods made with white flour, and soft drinks are less nutritious than low glycemic foods.

Use Antibiotic:

If your doctor or physician recommends antibiotic for pimples, talk to them about the risks and side effects. Antibiotics applied topically to your skin or taken by mouth. Using antibiotics for long time increases risk of antibiotic resistance. 

Reduce Stress:

Stress doesn’t cause’s pimples but it makes them worst. American Academy of Dermatology  reported human body produces more oil-stimulating hormones when you’re in stress.

Stress-relieving tips: 

  1. Exercise 
  2. Yoga
  3. Meditate 
  4. Reduce caffeine intake
  5. Be Happy, Smile 🙂
  6. Take deep breath
  7. Get enough sleep 
  8. Spend time with your friends and family together.

Some more words:

Nobody likes pimple because it’s annoying. Always keep your face clean, it’s the best cure. Don’t touch your face, avoid makeup if possible.