7 Free Things You Can Do For Clear Skin
Facials are amazing for helping to clear acne but if that's not an option for reasons such as finances or I don't know... a PANDEMIC! I've compiled a list of 7 free things you can do at home for clear skin.
1. Use a new pillowcase every night
To make this one a little less daunting I suggest layering 7 pillow cases at once then each night strip down a layer and wash at the end of the week.
2. In the shower wash your face last
The residue from your shampoo and conditioner running down your forehead (or even your back) may be breaking you out. Wash your face after your hair to avoid this.
3. Use fresh wash cloths every day
Wet wash cloths are a breeding ground for bacteria. Use a new cloth each time you wash your face and a new dry one each time to dry with.
4. Wash your hands before cleansing your face
As we know, hands are dirty and we definitely don’t want to be rubbing them all over our face.
5. Wash your makeup brushes
Old makeup, dirt, dead skin cells, bacteria… need I go on?
6. Wash face immediately after working out
You want to remove any build up of bacteria STAT. Try a cleansing towelette or micellar water if you can’t wash right away.
7. Experiment with your diet
If you’re still not seeing any improvement in your breakouts, they could be a dietary reaction from gluten, dairy or sugar. Experiment with lessening your consumption of these common sources of breakouts and see how your body responds. Consult your doctor.
Above all, I want you to know that your skin does not define your worth or beauty. I know from experience acne can be incredibly emotional. Have grace with yourself and know that many times breakouts are your body's way of communicating some sort of imbalance. Tune in and listen to what your body is telling you.
Please feel free to ask me any questions, thanks for reading!
Beauty Poet is a Clean Beauty Retailer and Holistic Spa in San Luis Obispo, CA