30 Dec '11, 12pm

Diagnosing Your Breakouts

Diagnosing Your Breakouts

Though we may think of hot and humid months as breakout season, winter can bring along acne issues of its own. Dry skin, stress, irregular diet, and lack of exercise all contribute to breakouts. And while it is important to take a look at how you are treating your skin from the outside, what’s going on on the inside plays a big role too. Inflammation is the main cause of acne and breakouts. Whether from the wrong skin care products, an unhealthy diet or stress, getting to the source of inflammation will help you to properly curtail further zits. Sugar, dairy and gluten can cause inflammation. Cutting back on foods that contain these may help to reduce breakouts. Reducing this inflammation will also help to ward off fine lines and keep skin plumped. Taking an Eastern approach to dealing with acne may also be beneficial. How bodily organs correspond to areas of the face can ...

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