Are you sick of spots and pimples popping it all over the place?
You don’t need to put up with them any longer. Just about anybody can tackle their imperfections to achieve perfect skin, and you’re no exception. Read through this guide to get clear skin once and for all!
Steam Your Face
Steaming your face opens the pores and helps it to expel any bacteria that may be causing pimples and spots. Do this every couple of days if you have really problem skin. All you need to do is fill a bowl with hot water, grab a towel, and lean over. You can even pop things such as lemon in the water, to add extra detoxifying properties.
Avoid Transferring Bacteria
Transferring bacteria to the face is easier than you probably think. Every time you touch your face you’re transferring bacteria. Make sure you avoid touching it where possible. Be mindful of going places that are full of bacteria, such as public toilets and gyms. Your pillowcase holds much more bacteria than you’d like to think too, so don’t leave it on there for too long.
Use Spot Fighting Products
If you often have angry red pimples pop up, then purchase some spot fighting products that you can apply before things get nasty. There are rapid action spot creams, and even creams you put on overnight to clear your skin up. Some people swear bysudocrem!
Use Skincare Products Regularly
Find skincare products that really work for you and use them regularly. You’ll get the best results if you use them every day, twice a day. Just make sure they suit your skin type, and they help you to make the most of your skin. Certain products will clog your pores and cause spots if you don’t do your research first. You can find more information here if you’re unsure of which products are right for you. Don’t get complacent, or you won’t see any results at all. You really need to crack down on problem skin if you want it to improve!
See a Doctor
If you have a problem that just won’t budge, the only thing you can really do is visit a doctor. They can tell you more about the problem, and recommend some treatments and products for you that will help to clear your skin up. This should help to bring your skin back to life! Depending on your problem, you may not be able to drink alcohol with your medication. It’s a small price to pay for the results you’ll get!
You don’t need to put up with problem skin any longer. Use the tips here, and you should notice big improvements in no time at all. Spots and pimples can make you self conscious, and sometimes covering them with a good concealer just isn’t enough. If you stay consistent, you should get great results! Are there any spot fighting tips that you swear by? Leave a comment for our readers below so they can add it into their routine!
Tip: make your pimples beauty marks! Because who doesn't love that, right? Love yourself no matter what!
By IC Contributors
Something that’s becoming more popular and accepted, is women proposing to their other halves.
Traditionally, this has always been a male thing to do. Men have gotten down on one knee and popped the question for years, but women are beginning to take the initiative. Have you thought about whether this could be right for you?
Here are some signs you should propose to your man:
You’ve Been Together a Long Time
If you and your man have been together a long time, then you could consider taking the initiative to propose. What constitutes as a long time can vary from couple to couple. It usually takes a good 3-4 years for the both of you to get to know one another properly. It’s usually in this time the initial feelings of exciting love begin to wear off too, and you progress into mature love. Once these feelings wear off, if you still want to be with one another, it’s a very good sign! However, men tend to feel ready for marriage far after a woman feels ready. Bear this in mind. Don’t rush into anything.
Only you know if it’s a good idea for you to propose to your man or not. Let me know what you think by leaving a comment below - would you ever do it? I’d love to hear from you!
by IC Contributors
Being a third-generation immigrant is amazing. I consider myself to be both American and Nigerian, and I absolutely love it. I get to benefit from having two cultures and believe they each play an integral role in sculpting me into the person I am today.
However, there’s no doubt that I’ve often wanted to know more about my heritage and Nigerian background as a whole. I imagine many other teenagers have been in a similar situation. Knowing where to turn can feel difficult, but there are plenty of resources to make it possible.
Here are four awesome ways to stay in touch with your roots.
Use them now, and you’ll soon have a far greater understanding of where you come from.
Appreciating your background doesn’t stop you from loving your current life. Instead, knowing your history can help build a better future.
by IC Contributors
Getting married in the past was all about old-fashioned traditions and ideas. These days, modern women want equal relationships and a wedding that reflects their true strength of character.
Gone are the days of treating a bride like a commodity. Instead, we want a modern approach to our weddings.
Romance is still a huge part of any wedding day. When you’re in love, you want your wedding to celebrate that. If you are planning your wedding, you might be thinking about colours and dresses. But the romantic side of declaring your love for each other is still much like the fairytale. Styling a modern wedding doesn’t mean it’s cold or lacking in the hearts and kisses we all love. On the contrary, it’s the highlight of the event.
by IC Contributors
Your skin has the vital role of protecting your body. So it makes sense to do everything you can to protect your skin, so it can protect you. Allowing your skin to get damaged by the sun or the cold is unwise. You could develop sun spots, sensitivity and even skin cancer.
These tips we recommend will look after your skin and help it look and feel healthier.
1. Limit your time in the sun
The Sun provides our skin with vitamins that keep it looking good. But too much time in it can cause irreparable damage to our skin. It’s best to limit your time outside and try to avoid being out when it’s heat is at it’s strongest. Using a high factor sunscreen everyday will protect you from the UV rays. This is what causes your skin to burn. Reapply throughout the day to get the best protection. Light long sleeved tops and jackets will also reduce the expose your skin has to the sun. Protect head with a wide brimmed hat to avoid burning your scalp.
3. Check your skin
Always keep an eye on the condition of your skin. If you continually have red or inflamed areas on your skin, you may have an infection. It’s always important check freckles for any significant changes in their colour or textures. Ask your family or friends to help you keep a check on freckles in places you can’t see. If you notice an area of your skin looks or feels different, please seek medical attention at once. There are many different skin problems, but it helps if you ask for help before the issue gets worse.
Also, check the products you are using on your skin. Cleansers and makeup can cause rashes and inflammation. There may be an ingredient included that you may be allergic to or may be too harsh for your skin. There are plenty of great sensitive skin care products you can use if this is the case. Work out exactly which products you use on that particular area and it shouldn’t take long to find out which one is causing the problem.
These are just three tips on how you can get smart and protect your skin. Remember that the cold can affect your skin just as much as the sun. Just take the right precautions and you’ll have great looking skin no matter what the weather is like.
by IC Contributors