3 Tips That (Finally) Cleared My Skin
I battled with adult acne as soon as I turned 23. Why did it decide to show up then instead of my teenage years? To this day, I still don’t know. What I did figure out (after months of experimenting) is that my acne was triggered by things I never would have guessed, and cleared up fairly quickly after I began to take the right steps. Here are the 3 uncommon things I did to clear my skin.
- Moisturize! I had no idea that acne could be caused by dry skin. I was battling it the worst in the middle of winter, and when I became serious about using a good moisturizer morning and night, my skin had an easier time clearing up.
- Hair Styling Products. I used LOTS of them because I was going to an office every day, and using a lot of hairspray. The alcohol in hairspray is very drying, and it gets on the face if you’re not really careful about where you spray. Using less spray, or being more mindful of how you spray your hair will minimize the risk of accidentally coating your face in hair products.
- Minimize Your Routine. When I started touching my skin less, my skin immediately responded. This also meant not putting so many products on it in an attempt to kill off all bacteria. I thought the more acne products, the better. But what I’ve found is that when I simplify my face routine, I actually have much better results. Giving my skin a bit of a break from all the chemicals is really what I needed, and it also costs less!
What is your best tip for keeping your skin clear?