In Nigeria, bad eating and health habits, incorrect use of drugs or cosmetics and environmental factors like the hot weather are just some of the factors that can lead to the formation of acne but they can be prevented.
In this post we will be discussing the various ways on how to prevent and clear pimples easily and fast.
Prevention is key to Getting Rid of Pimples
- Maintain a Clean Skin
Pimples grow easily on dirty skin so choosing the right cleanser and the correct method of cleansing is the key. Choosing a Cleanser with PH level close to the skin which are usually termed mild cleanser is the first choice. Wash your face with both hands on the skin and massage for 3-5 minutes, then wash of the soap with clean warm water.
- Choose The Right Cosmetics
Oily cosmetics easily make the skin oily as it tends to cause clogging of the pores. You should select the appropriate cosmetics according to your own skin type. The elimination of cosmetics after a long day before going to bed also recommended, cosmetic sap your skin so if you must use cosmetics at night use those which contain an amount of water in them as those type of cosmetics make skin to relax at night.
- Eating Right
Like my friend would tell me, greed is the root of evil! If you like to eat sweets then im sorry to tell you that it is one of the causes of acne. If you want to fight acne and have a smooth and supple skin, it is necessary to eat high-fiber vegetables and fruits, as well as taking plenty of water.
- Adjusting Your Sleep Time
Yes, I know most of you reading this have never heard of this. You need to adjust your sleep time if you want to get rid of pimples. It is recommended that you go to bed at 11 o’clock as the skin’s metabolism typically starts from 11pm and ends around 2am.
- Exercise Regularly
No matter how busy you are, you have to do some sort of exercise or sports. Many of the benefits of exercise are accelerate blood circulation, prompting the body of waste discharged in time and with the sweat helps keep the skin pores open.
Other Methods to Get Rid of Pimples:
- Mung Bean Powder Mask
You can google the Mung Bean up to see more pictures of it. This can be homemade, it is cheap, convenient and effective! Mung bean flour mixed with water into a paste and applying on the face at night before going to sleep where acne appears helps. Clean the skin by washing as recommended above then apply the paste as a mask painted on top, 15-20 minutes after the wash with warm water. Repeat for two weeks and you will see your pimples vanished.
- Applying Milk
I know you think milk is only for drinking. Wrong! your skin also needs to drink milk! Half a cup of fresh warm milk with emphasis on “Fresh Milk” as you do not want to apply powdered or evaporated milk on your face. Using a cotton, wet the cotton with the warm fresh milk and gently apply on the face. After a while, the milk penetrate pores and it softens the blackhead. Wash away with warm water, and then gently squeezed out the acne or blackheads.