Do you suffer with unwanted pimples and acne on your face, chest, back, neck, and shoulders?
The best way to combat and prevent pimples and acne is to nourish your skin so that it is healthy and resistant to infection. Common treatments include drying out the pimple, killing the bacteria, and reducing oil production in the area.
How to get rid of pimples and acne naturally (no chemicals) – action plan:
- Use a gentle cleanser and wash your skin with warm water. Many chemical based products strip your skin of natural oils, causing the skin to produce more and a vicious cycle starts.
- Over washing your skin, especially with soaps designed to dry out your skin, can actually make things worse. Your skin tries to compensate and produces more sebum (oil) which can aggravate pimples and acne. Try to use soaps that contain 100% natural ingredients that also nourish your skin.
- Use a natural tissue oil to nourish and moisturise your skin. Your skin will soak up the natural vitamins, omegas and antioxidants in these oils, becoming more healthy and more resilient to infection. Healthy skin will produce less sebum. Less sebum production will help reduce your pimples and acne.
- Never pick at a blemish. Picking at breakouts can cause scarring, infection, or permanent enlargement of the pore.
- Try and avoid wearing lots of makeup and wash off cosmetics as soon as you know you will not be going out again.
- Use caution when using any product that contain acids or peroxides (many acne creams and fade creams contain these ingredients). These increase the skins’ sensitivity to sun and may cause redness and peeling. Common ingredients to look out for:
- Choose your sun block carefully as some sun blocks can cause breakouts on some skin types.
- Using eucalyptus oil for acne is a great way to naturally treat pimple and acne breakouts. It helps dry out pimples, kill bacteria and reduce oil production in a way that is natural and not harmful to the skin or body.
After hearing testimonials of patients walking into a Pharmacy, I decided to purchase a bottle for myself.
Being dark skinned I’m highly susceptible to scaring and keloid formation, and I had terrible acne scarring on my back. But after having using liquid gold religiously every evening my scarring lighten and is now hardly visible, allowing me the confidence to no longer being ashamed of exposing my back.
Thank you so much for this revolutionary oil!
Hermalini – South Africa*
That’s correct I have seen it on my face… I have no more acne, I’m stress free now, I’m confident I don’t hide or feel ashamed or use spots cover make up.
Lelethu – South Africa*
Things that can make pimples and acne worse include:
- Friction caused by leaning on or rubbing the skin
- Harsh scrubbing
- Picking or squeezing blemishes
- Pressure from bike helmets, rucksacks or tight collars
- Changing hormone levels in adolescent girls and adult women two to seven days before the start of a period (menstruation)
What causes teenage pimples and acne?
Teenage pimples are caused by excess sebum oil production, often due to hormonal shifts.
The condition results from the action of hormones on the skin’s oil glands, known as sebaceous glands. These glands make an oily substance called sebum, which empties on to the skin surface through the hair follicle opening (pore). The changing hormones causes the skin to produce extra sebum.
The build-up of extra sebum oil and cells, allows bacteria that normally live on the skin, to flourish in the follicle openings. When this happens pores become clogged, infection sets in and spots develop.
What causes adult pimples and acne?
Pimples and acne isn’t just a problem for teenagers. Around 80% of adult acne cases affect women, thought to be because of changing hormone levels during periods or pregnancy.
Pimples and acne develops when dead skin cells and natural oils (sebum) block up tiny hair follicles in the skin. Bacteria work their way into the plugged-up follicles and start multiplying. When the body’s immune cells move in to attack the bacteria, the results of the battle are the classic symptoms of acne – swelling, redness and spots.