What are pimples?
Pores are openings in your skin. If these pores become clogged, a pimple is created. Pores are blocked by the underlying sebaceous glands, these sebaceous glands are under your skin, there are millions. These glands produce sebum, which is an oily substance that ensures that the top layer of your skin is protected against dehydration and it also keeps the skin supple. Especially in puberty, the sebaceous glands develop more sebum, which is why teenagers often suffer from pimples. The high production of sebum lasts approximately until the 19th year, after which it slowly decreases. People who suffer from pimples often also have oily skin.
Many people squeeze their pimples out, they disappear quickly, but often they also come back with multiple and so pimples can quickly spread over your entire face. Do not squeeze them out, but try to reduce pimples with the tips below.
Cleaning your face is an important step to prevent pimples. Less pimples occur on clean skin. Cleanse your face when you get out of bed and go to bed before you go. You can do this with products that you like to use. Many young people use Clearasil, but this is actually not good for your skin at all. It is a pretty aggressive tool. You could opt for products on a natural basis.
Some people also get pimples from wearing certain makeup. A foundation naturally goes on your face and clogs your pores somewhat, which in turn causes new pimples. Many girls do not want to go out without the make-up and for them it’s just a test of which foundation they get the least pimples. In recent years, BB-cream is increasingly on the rise, this could be a good solution. BB-cream is a nourishing cream with a color. The more expensive variants adapt to the color of your skin and make imperfections disappear, they also pull light wrinkles tight. BB creams are also very caring and therefore perhaps a better solution than foundation. Powder your face off after using a BB cream, then you get a somewhat matter effect.
A healthy diet is also important to prevent pimples. Many people get pimples when they eat a lot of unhealthy things like chips, chocolate, cookies, candy and many other greasy and unhealthy things. If you try to eat healthy every day, you will soon see results in your face. Sufficient fruit and vegetables are important. Also try to reduce meat, because especially pork people sometimes get pimples or other pimples in their faces. Take once a fish or a vegetarian burger or skip a day of meat, because you really do not need it every day.
Drink lots of water
Try to reduce the use of soft drinks and try to drink as much water as possible. At least 1.5 liters of water per day. Water cleans your body and your waste products disappear from your body faster. You can also drink tea, choose green tea or rooibos tea.
At the drugstore you can buy vitamin D pills with brewer’s yeast. If you take a pill every day you will see that your skin looks a lot nicer within two weeks. Pimples disappear and your skin looks nicer. Vitamin D is also good for your hair and nails. Your hair becomes stronger, breaks down less quickly and it also becomes more shiny. Your nails will also become stronger and will also break down less quickly. Vitamin D pills are a good addition to healthy food.
You can also take vitamin C pills every day. Vitamin C has a positive effect on the skin and also ensures good resistance. It is sometimes thought that an excess of vitamin C is not good, but the excess vitamin C automatically disappears from your body.
Sunbed and sunlight
If you occasionally go to the solarium, this also helps to prevent pimples, in the summer you can also sit in the sun. The sunlight is good for the skin and often also causes a reduction of pimples.
From the age of 16 you can take contraception, also called the pill. For people who suffer from severe acne and pimples is often prescribed the Diane 35 pill, now it has recently been shown that this pill in the long term can be very dangerous. The Diane 35 pill works very well against pimples and acne, but around the 20th you should try to switch to a different pill. The Yasmin pill is also a very good pill and if you do not want to take a pill, there are plenty of other contraceptives.
At the Action they sell snail glue gel and they also have good nose strips, both work very well against pimples of blackheads and acne. You can also use a mask once a week, this takes care of your face and you have special masks against pimples, which dry out your pimples so they disappear faster. There are plenty of things you can try, it is just a test and see which products help you the best.