It is caused when blocked skin follicles from a plug caused by oil from glands, bacteria, and dead cells clump together and swell.
How is it treated?
1. Medical Aesthetician - It is really important to visit your local Medical Aesthetician who can help guide you and help treat your areas of concern, they will come up with a treatment plan specifically for you.
2. Specialized Facial - getting a specialized facial will help to cleanse, balance, and hydrate your skin, treating the areas needed, so your skin will continue to improve.
3. Daily Skin Regime - make sure you are following a daily skin regime with Medical Grade products, that are specific to your skin type.
4. Drying Products - Using alcohol, tea tree oil, and any benzoyl peroxide is ok for drying out those areas of concern but they have a tendency to make you break out more if you are not using a serum or moisturizer to heal afterward.
5. Light Products - it is most important that you use specific products for your skin type and nothing too heavy or rich, which can cause more build-up in the pores and increase acne.
6. Toner - a toner is essential for balancing the pH of the skin, our skin can be very acidic versus alkaline and it is important to keep it at that 4.6 level, in order to stay balanced.
7. Exfoliating - exfoliating the skin should be a priority, in order for new skin cells to come up, we must remove that dirty layer, leaving it in can cause blockage, acne, and dullness. 2 times per week when one is well balance is essential to keep the skin healthy.
8. Water - drinking lots of water is what hydrates our entire body, keeping it well-nourished throughout our organs, whatever is going on inside of our body, has a tendency to come through our skin/pores. Water helps push all those toxins out and keep it clean.
9. Lemon water - lemon water is a great way to keep the skin well-balanced, healthy and keeps those pimples away. It circulates our organs and gets rid of toxins and waste. Leaving the skin feeling refreshed and glowy. So easy, yet so simple.
10. Apple Cider Vinegar - apple cider vinegar is a game-changer, producing brighter, clearer skin. with antibacterial, anti-inflammatory benefits. It also lightens hyperpigmentation, stimulates circulation and, fights acne-causing bacteria.