what your breakout really Means…
Adult acne is something that affects over 1.3 million people in the UK, but did you know that where you’re getting pimples could reveal why you’re getting them in the first place?
Temples / Eyebrows
Getting spots here could suggest poor circulation or eating too much processed food. drinking plenty of water is key and cut down on sugary foods. use products with salicylic acid to keep the pores clean. Try Nip+fab Teen Skin Fix Breakout Rescue Pads,
£9.99 to mop up excess oil.
a weird one, but getting spots around your ears could suggest kidney problems. it could just be dehydration and one too many coffees. Try reducing your salt and caffeine intake, drink loads of water and make sure you’re washing out shampoo thoroughly, as this could block pores. Formula 10.0.6 So Totally Clean 2-in-1 Cleanser & Toner for oily & troublesome skin, £8.99 is fab for cleansing without stripping natural oils.
Getting pimples on your cheeks is quite often just down to lazy cleansing. oops. having a dirty mobile phone, pillowcase or make-up brushes could also be causing them so make sure you sanitise these on the reg. We love La Roche-posay Toleriane Dermo Cleanser, £xx for pesky cheek spots.
Spots on your forehead can often be down to stress, bad sleeping patterns or a poor diet. People with ibs and digestive issues often suffer from spots in this area, too.use Biore Baking Soda Cleansing Scrub, £7.99 twice a week.
There are loooads of open pores on the nose, so it’s important to cleanse this area well. Getting recurrent blemishes here could suggest too much sugar and not enough veggies! Try the Victoria beckham approved technique and up your intake of oily fish and ‘good fats’ (yep, salmon and avo on toast totally counts). use The Newtons Labs T-zone Charcoal Nose Pore Strips, £4.99 once a week to detoxify and clean those pores. Those dreaded spots on the chin are often caused by hormonal imbalances. Yup, another thing to thank your period for. The Pill can often help with breakouts in this area, as will really nailing your skincare regime. Give your skin a weekly treat and layer on a Murad Instamatte Oil-control Mask, £35.