Being bombarded with skin care tips online and even by friends or relatives; you’d think you’re already doing everything there is to do. But then, you’d be surprised that these seemingly harmless habits are actually the reason why your zits keep on coming back.
1. Using Dirty Makeup Brushes
Makeups aren’t the only ones that those bristles hold. Oils from your face, dust and dirt also builds up on them. Are you sure you want to use those brushes all over your face without giving them a good wash at least once every two weeks?
2. Dandruff And Greasy Scalp
It can be because you’re not rinsing your hair thoroughly which is why some of your shampoo or your conditioner are still left sitting on your scalp and transferred on your face or you’re over-applying styling products like mousse or hairspray to carelessly so half of the product end up landing on your face. Not only that this cause pimple breakouts but it can also lead to hair and scalp problems.
3. Popping Zits
Yes acne can be frustrating but popping the zits can cause the bacteria to spread and cause even more acne. Excoriated acne may occur when you have the habit of constantly touching your face to peel blemishes or remove blackheads which can only aggravate the condition.
4. Digestive Problems
Did you know that problems like acne, dermatitis and more may occur when something is wrong internally? If you work sitting in front of a computer all day you don’t just develop that hunched-forward position but it can also affect your digestion. When your upper back is curved, it can compress your organs, leading to reflux or GERD. Once the muscles near the diaphragm and under the rib cage, patients felt that their reflux is much better. Your body is designed to use those big trunk muscles. When in use, they actually move blood through your organs and help them get the motility they’re supposed to have. Chiropractic care can help you with this posture deviation that causes digestion problem and help get rid of those acnes in the process!
When you’re trying to run your career, family life, personal life, you’re bound to come across problems which will take a toll on your mental health. This is especially true for those things you constantly worry about. When that happens you’ll start noticing you always have headaches, those zits starts popping on your forehead, you’re not as together as you usually are, and it becomes difficult for you to concentrate to whatever task you have at hand because you’re simultaneously thinking about other things.
One of the best ways to release stress is book an appointment with a chiropractor. Getting your spine adjusted corrects misalignments that may have been sitting in your spine and causing pain and discomfort. Aside from that it also eases muscle tension along with it. Both of these helps balance your nervous system to help you relax and sleep better.
6. Over Exfoliating
The desire to clear your pores from any dirt that could cause pimples can make you reach for facial exfoliator more often than you should. What you don’t realize is that it strips the natural oils off your face making your skin to over-produce oil to compensate for the dryness which then causes breakouts. Instead, you should opt for gentle, antibacterial cleanser for daily use then exfoliate your skin just twice a week.