How to handle acne flareup? – SavarnasMantra

How to handle acne flareup?

Sep 19, 2022

Dr Rati Parwani

How to handle acne flareup?

Are you losing the battle with acne? It is normal to be consistent with your skincare routine and still feel like you are fighting acne. For many of us, fighting acne can be a long-lasting story. But the good news is that you can put an end to this. Today, you are on the right page with us, if you want to put an end to acne forever. Let us get started. 

Who is more prone to acne?

Acne is more prone in cases such as -

  • Genetic
  • Oily skin
  • Teenagers
  • Hormonal changes like PCOS and thyroid issues
  • An unhealthy diet with outside junk food
  • Sedentary lifestyle
  • Smoking and alcohol
  • Applying too much Makeup
  • Using wrong quality skin and hair care products
  • Stress
  • Aging
  • Dandruff
  • Unhealthy gut 

How to treat acne flare-ups?

Treating acne is an ongoing process. You need to be consistent to make positive changes in life. Acne is generally associated with teenagers but it may also affect other age groups. So, it may develop at any age. Though you may be blessed with beautiful skin, acne can happen to anyone in life. So, be consistent with your skincare routine and healthy lifestyle changes for preventing acne flare-ups. 

Best ways to prevent acne flare-ups with healthy solutions 

Lets us check the best acne flare-up solutions 

Treat the cause

It is important to check for the cause of acne and eliminate it. Eliminating the root cause of acne with lifestyle changes can work at its best to prevent acne flare-ups. 

Stay positive

Acne scars can cause social embarrassment. Ensure to stay positive while your acne is healing and reduce stress. This will help in the faster recovery of acne. Feel confident in your skin and allow your skin some time to repair and heal. Poor sleeping habits and stress can cause a negative impact on the skin. 

Follow a healthy skincare routine

Make sure to follow a healthy skincare routine with the CTM procedure (Cleansing, Toning, and Moisturization). Ensure weekly gentle exfoliation. It is important to remove all the makeup as well before you go to bed. 

Switch to natural solutions

Use natural botanical extracts from authentic brands. Using gentle natural solutions can work wonders for the skin. Use alcohol-free natural skin care products. 

Say “No” to sugar

Sugar, especially refined white sugar, is very toxic not only for the body but also for the skin. Instead of sugar, use natural elements of sweetness with honey and jaggery in moderation which are full of antioxidants that are worthy for the skin. 

Say “No” to trans fats

Trans fat is unhealthy for the skin. It may result in oily skin. It also tends to clog pores and cause acne to flare up. Eating outside unhealthy packaged foods can not only harm the skin but also the body internally. 

Check for parabens and sulfates in skin care products

Parabens and sulfates are very toxic to the skin and may cause clogging of skin pores. Check for the ingredient list before you dive into a skincare product or beauty product. 

Exercise and sweat it out

Exercising can be a great stressbuster for the skin. It releases the feel-good hormones which make you feel happy. Workout out in the gym regularly and ensure to sweat it out by releasing some toxins for the skin pores. 

Detox and eliminate toxins

Make sure to detox once a week with liquids and hydrate yourself. This will cleanse the skin well. Exercising and detox can help stimulate the metabolism which can help in perfect cleansing of the skin. 

Use minimal makeup

With glowing skin from deep within, you truly do not need any makeup. Just a dash of eyeliner and lip tint works great in natural beautiful skin. 

Maintain healthy hormonal balance

Maintain a healthy hormonal balance by regulating your stress hormones. The stress hormone called cortisol is released in stressful situations. It is important to take care of this hormone and cope with stress in the right way to maintain a healthy hormonal balance of the skin and body as well.

Follow these changes in your skincare routine with lifestyle modification which will help you bounce back with healthy and radiant skin.