Do you suffer from acne breakouts? If so, you’ve probably spent countless dollars on acne creams and gels that promise to help clear your skin. The bad news is you’re probably wasting your money. The good news is, there are ways to prevent future breakouts that won’t cost you a penny.
Acne breakouts often occur because of changes you’ve made to your daily routine. Maybe you’ve started using a different laundry detergent, shampoo, face cream or soap. These are often the biggest culprits of an acne breakout. If you want to keep your skin clear and radiant, avoid breakouts by following these 15 simple tips…
1. Choose Acne-Friendly Makeup
The makeup you use (and how much you use) has a big impact on the health of your skin. It’s quite ironic that the products you spend a lot of money on to keep your skin looking good, could potentially be clogging your pores and encouraging the pimples you’re trying so hard to hide.
If you’re prone to breakouts, look for products that say “non-comedogenic” on the label. This means that the product is specifically designed not to clog your pores. Clogged pores are one of the leading causes of breakouts. Many dermatologists will also recommend lightweight or oil-free products with a “non-comedogenic” label, which is– which means that makeup won’t clog your pores. Also, avoid heavy, greasy products that contain ingredients like mineral oils and cocoa butter, which can spur pimples.
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