4 Things You Should STOP Doing When You Have Acne

4 Things You Should STOP Doing When You Have Acne

Skin Care
BySamprita on 03 Jun 2021 Senior Digital Editor

Have you ever suffered from acne or pimples that took you months to recover from?  Or if you have ever experienced breakouts that had become worse because you were trying to make it better? We all have been there, right? Acne can be both painful and frustrating to have and can end up taking a huge toll on your confidence. Most people end up panicking and make major changes in their skincare regime to fix them and what they end up with is the worst stage of acne.

To avoid such mistakes and to stop aggravating your breakouts, here are a few things you need to keep in mind that you should STOP doing right now!

Never stop using moisturizer and sunscreen

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When your skin is breaking out, you should not stop moisturizing and using SPF products on your skin. You might think that these products will clog your pores further but remember to continue with these steps on your skin as the lack of these essentials your skin can become even drier and irritated, resulting in aggravated acne.

 

Never, ever, ever squeeze your pimples

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Well, we don't have to remind you about this! We hope you are aware that squeezing your pimples can make it worse than ever. When you are breaking out, it is suggested that you keep your hands clean from dirt and your face cleaner. It is best to keep your hands away from you as much as you can!

 

Do not make any major changes to your daily skincare routine

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In case, you have just started using a product that has resulted in acne on your face, then you obviously must stop using it right away! However, you should not get very experimental with your skincare products as it can further increase inflammation. It is better to stick with the products your skin is used to, so there are no bad surprises for you! You can try and be creative with products only when your acne gets better.

 

Don't blame your skincare routine/products

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Unpleasant experience with acne can make you question your skincare routine and the choices you make related to it. We totally understand the struggle! If your usual products fail at doing their job for your skin and quickly healing the acne, it can be extremely irritating. No matter, how dramatic it sounds, but we know for a girl it's almost like losing her faith in a product. that is why we are here to tell you that your products are not to be blamed in this case. The reason for your breakouts could possibly be something else too so it is recommended that you keep continuing your regular skincare routine.

 

To help you understand better, here are a few things that could be one of the possible reasons behind acne:

  • New hair products
  • New skin products
  • Seasonal allergies
  • Change in lifestyle
  • Travelling
  • Stress
  • Changes in diet

 

 

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