Cheaper and safe alternatives

December 20, 2007 at 7:46 am Leave a comment

Living with acne can be very difficult, and even more difficult to find just the right acne treatment for you. Consider cheaper, alternative, natural, effective treatment methods to get the best cure for your acne, zit, pimple or blackhead problem.

The liver gets rid of toxins from bad food, drugs and chemicals and sends them through the skin resulting in eruptions, acne, pimples and other skin disorders. The cause of acne is unknown and there is still much to be learned. New studies show that during times of high emotional stress, such as during exam time in high school, there are more acne breakouts; so are stress hormones the culprits?

Some natural home remedies include dabbing on non-gel toothpaste or lemon juice to dry out zits. Acne and its treatment is one of the most misunderstood topics there is when it comes to acne skin care. If you’re going to buy acne products, it’s much more worth your while to buy acne-treating products that work against current pimples and prevent the occurrence of new ones.

No over-the-counter creams can help your acne from the inside out; they can only kill some of the bacteria on your face and help reduce the redness. Too many chemicals can strip your skin of its natural oils and the skin will overproduce oil to compensate for it, blocking your pores and causing more acne. If you wear make-up choose it carefully; it should be oil free.

For the best acne treatment, which has worked for many, apply virgin coconut oil to the area daily; try it on a small test area for a day or two first. Try relaxation techniques to reduce stress, including meditation and yoga breathing exercises. When you wash your face use a soft touch, taking care not to rub or scrub your skin.

It bears repeating, you want to be good to your skin and never pop or squeeze a pimple no matter how tempting. It’s easy to treat acne cheaply, simply, naturally, yet effectively, at home. The treatment plan for acne includes trying to heal the pimples, stopping new pimples from forming, preventing scarring and helping reduce embarrassment.

Never underestimate the healing, restorative power of a good night’s sleep. Use baking soda on a test area carefully for exfoliation, if you feel you need it.

In any case, no matter what skin or acne treatment you choose, whether it’s chemical, drugs, alternative, or natural methods, changing your diet alone will be the best treatment you can do for your acne and you’ll achieve overall good health in the process. When you change your diet, your lesions should start getting better within a week or two, with significant improvement the first month. When your liver gets overloaded with toxins it’ll send the toxins out through your skin as well as other organs of elimination.

Whether you eat a natural diet of living fruits and vegetables or eat dead junk food, what you eat may have a direct or indirect affect on the male hormones which may or may not play some part in acne. People with skin disorders such as acne, rosacea, and psoriasis often suffer from constipation; if you are, make sure you’re drinking lots of water every day and add more natural fiber from raw fruits to your diet.

Use olive oil with a little very fresh flaxseed oil in your salads. Concentrating on a diet, of mostly fruits and vegetables (preferably uncooked), and no junk food, should give you an observable improvement in your skin within 30 days. Drink freshly extracted carrot juice, if you can, every day; carrot juice is an excellent cleanser for the liver, great for the skin and contains tons of nutrients, all beneficial for acne.

Eating fruits that are red or orange in color will help improve you skin health and help to prevent acne. For an easy fiber boost, mix in two tablespoons of ground up flaxseeds into raw applesauce, from two to three apples, made in your food processor.

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