The Secret Behind Acne Problems

Do you face acne problem, which knock your confidence level and affect your self-esteem? In fact, many young adults are facing similar problems. Despite using various types of skin care products, and some people even seek for dermatological advices, but the acne problem could not be fully solved. Have you ever noticed the common area on your face which are having acne very often? In fact, acnes on different parts of the face are derived from different reasons! It is important to know the root cause of the problem in order to solve the acne. Let’s find out the main causes of acne!

Different area on face:

  • Forehead : Unhealthy lifestyle, stressful condition
  • Nose : Excessive oil secretion, constipation, indigestion
  • Chin : Hormonal imbalance
  • Cheeks : Toxins, lack of sleep
  • Cheek side : Excessive toxins, tiring lifestyle
  • Hairline : Remaining makeup which clogged the pores
  • Between the eyebrows: lack of exercise, irregular heartbeat, anemia
  • Temples : Unhealthy eating habits, High lipid intake
  • Lips : Toxins in the body

How to solve acne problem:

  • Healthy diet
    Eat more fruits and vegetables in your daily diet and reduce spicy foods and deep-fried foods. Spicy food could lead to hormonal changes, which can cause acne problems, while deep fried foods can cause excessive oil secretion on the face, which is more prone to breakouts.
  • Skin care routine
    It is also very important in maintaining skin moisture. If your skin is lacking of moisture, the skin will secrete oil to protect the skin, and oily skin will lead to acne, especially in the T-zone.
  • Cleansing
    Cleansing or removing makeup is a very important step. If you didn’t remove your makeup, the remaining makeup can clog your pores and worsen your acne problems. Therefore, it is necessary to deeply clean and remove your makeup, and even if you are only wearing sunscreen, cleansing is necessary.
  • Living habit
    Lacking of sleep and stressful lifestyle is some of the reasons causing declined skin condition. If you are situated in a stressful condition, it is recommended to find a way to relieve stress, so that it will not affect your health and further lead to acne or other health consequences.

CHEVIN nutritionist Ke Qi:

Acne problem not only affecting your appearance but many people might have mood swings or low self-esteem due to their breakouts. If you realised that your acnes are continuously appearing on the same area on your face, you can try to understand the root cause of it. Blindly relying on certain skincare products might not be the best way to treat your breakouts. By targeting the root causes of your acne problem, coupled with healthy diet and lifestyle, it can help to relieve your acne problems.

Nutritionist Lau Ke Qi

  • Taylor's University
  • Bachelor of Food Science and Nutrition
  • Master degree in Nutrition University Putra Malaysia
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