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Going Natural: Anti-Acne Solutions from Mother Nature

We’ve all reached a point where we’ve grown sick of all the pimples and acne that pops up on our skin. So what is the best treatment for the daily zit or the whiteheads that never part? There are plenty of conventional products that are focused and dedicated entirely to clear acne and achieve blemish free skin.

However, out of these there are many that utilize harmful chemicals which may irritate your skin or cause dryness. Using safe ayurvedic products that restrict the amount of toxic chemicals in them are the best solution for this. 

What Are The Causes Of Acne?

Acne is caused by a combination of hormones, oil, and bacteria. When oil, dead skin cells, and bacteria clog the follicles, sebum can’t escape the pores. This leads to acne.

Each pore of your skin is also the opening to a hair follicle, which is made of a hair and sebaceous, or oil gland.

The oil gland releases sebum, which keeps your skin lubricated and soft.

Causes of acne can include:

  • Your follicles producing too much oil
  • Dead skin cells accumulating in your pores
  • Bacteria building up in your pores(Propionibacterium acnes)
  • Hormonal imbalance, PCOD / PCOS
  • External factors like pollution and dust
  • Certain medications like steroidal drugs

What To Do To Prevent Breakouts?

Treating acne doesn’t just involve trying product after product. It encompasses careful cleansing and some simple lifestyle changes.

You can take a few steps yourself to effectively prevent the formation of acne. Some of them are:

  • Washing your face twice a day and after sweating
  •  Being gentle with your skin by avoiding harsh scrubs
  • Don’t pick or pop!
  • Using plant-based products to avoid harsh chemicals on your skin
  •  Checking your hair and face care ingredients
  •  Staying hydrated
  • Following a healthy diet

If underlying physiological disorders exists, kindly meet the doctor

Anti-Acne Tips For Your Skin

1.  Wash your face well

The face wash is a simple first step to get you started on your acne skincare journey. A lot of people think washing their face with water is enough to clean their face, that isn’t the case. The dirt, oil, and urban pollutants on your face can only be removed with a good face wash. Similarly, cleansers or a face wash are a staple step in skincare routines, especially for people that step out daily as it is designed to remove impurities, germs, dirt and pollutants that can irritate the skin.

If you’re looking for an effective plant-based beauty product for cleansing, check out the Anti-Blemish Face Wash by Plant Science. This herbal face wash has been formulated to protect and nourish your skin using active secondary metabolites from neem and lemon. Loaded with anti-oxidant properties, this face wash contains bioactive flavonoids derived from Neem, Lemon, and Vetiver.

2.      Apply an ayurvedic anti-acne cream

After you’ve used a face wash to cleanse your skin, now you can start to spot treat with a more acne-focused product. Post washing, let your skin dry — pat gently with a soft towel rather than rubbing — and then try an over-the-counter treatment, such as the Plant Science Anti Acne Cream. This natural anti-acne cream is a powerful blend of medicinal herbs that fight against acne-causing bacteria. It offers nourishment to your skin making it soft, supple, and spot-free. If you’re looking for a ayurvedic acne cream in India, Plant Science Anti-Acne Cream  is the perfect solution.

Applying an anti-acne cream is one of the most crucial steps in your acne program so make sure you do not miss this step during the day or night.

3.      Use Moisturizer/Face Creams

Face moisturizers keep your facial skin hydrated and healthy by creating a protective barrier on your skin. Some moisturizers even help protect your skin from harmful UV rays. Then there are heavier formulas, which help to keep skin hydrated and strengthen its barrier. A good moisturizer hydrates and moisturizes the skin while also locking in all other products you’ve used.  Using a skin cream on an oily base can also increase acne. Along with moisturizers, face creams can make your skin look energized, bright, and clean as well. Face creams are a lighter source of hydration as compared to moisturizers. But, as the body’s largest organ, our skin needs a moisturizer to increase hydration irrespective of skin type; which is why people of all skin types should apply a moisturizing cream every morning and night. 

Most experts agree you should use a facial cream that fits your skin concern. Check out these plant-based face creams by Plant Science that can solve these different skin concerns. 

Bottom Line

Your skin care regimen doesn’t have to take a lot of time, just a few minutes twice a day to really clear up acne. Controlling acne relies on a two-pronged approach—a consistent daily skin care routine plus an effective acne treatment cream.

Be patient and consistent with your regimen and don’t give up. It takes time to clear and fade existing acne marks while preventing future breakouts. It won’t happen overnight, but it will happen. Just make sure to choose the right product.