Acne can occur just about anywhere on the body although, the face is probably the most embarrassing. No matter where it pops up, pimples needs a swift, decisive smackdown. The tips provided here will aid in treating pimples flare-ups, wherever they may occur.
Tea tree oils can be particularly helpful for reducing the amount of zits on your face. Tea tree oil, a naturally derived substance from Australian narrow-leaved tea trees, can decrease oil buildup in your pores without drying out your skin, a common side effect of many alternative acne treatments.
Many times people will pop their pimples in hopes that it will make them go away. If you need to pop your blemishes, wash your hands, along with cleaning underneath your nails to prevent adding additional bacteria, which will just leave another acne mark. By popping whiteheads with care, you should notice a visible reduction of acne marks on your face.
Do not pop pimples if you are having a problem with your skin. Popping your pimples will only irritate the skin more, causing the breakout to spread. Repeatedly agitating affected skin could cause scarring.
Cease the use of teeth whitening products. If the skin around your mouth is prone to pimples, take into account any tooth whitening products that you are using. Some of the whitening strips, mouth washes and whitening toothpastes can cause pimples. The skin near your mouth is even more sensitive than the rest, so watch what you put on it!
If you wear makeup, try to limit the amount that you use, or even stop wearing it until your zits clears up. While you may want to apply makeup to hide your pimples, you should understand that it can clog your pores. Avoiding it will help keep your pores clear and clean.
If you like chamomile tea, you should try using the tea bags on your face as they work for an effective zits treatment. Once the teabag is cool, place it right on the area where the pimples is, and in a few hours, the redness and swelling will have diminished.
Zits can be found on places other than the face. Use the tips in this article to clear the acne you have. With continual treatment over time, acne can not only be treated, but encouraged to fade away completely.