1. Keep Your Scalp Oil-Free
Applying oil to your hair is an essential part of hair care regime but leaving it on overnight can cause pimples. Washing your hair thrice a week and keeping your scalp clean helps you get rid of oily skin.
2. Wash your Face Often
CTM – Cleansing, toning, moisturising are one of the most important steps of your skin care routine. Washing the face twice a day keeps the pH level of your face in check and deep cleanses your skin. Make sure you use lukewarm water to clean your face.
3. Apply Lemon
Lemons not only cut oil but also helps remove a tan from your skin. Applying a mix of potato and lemon extract reduces redness, kills bacteria and lightens acne scars, naturally.
All you need to do is apply this mixture over your pimples using a cotton ball all over your face for best results.
4. Ditch Junk Food
Consuming a healthy balance of protein, fiber and vitamins will give you a radiant, natural glow that you've been longing for all this while! Plus, avoid fried and processed food as much as you can.
5. Sleep on a Clean Pillow Case
Using a dirty pillowcase can be one of the major culprits that can trigger those annoying breakouts. The dirt and bacteria from your unwashed hair gets transferred to the pillow case which can mess with your skin and cause acne.
6. Keep Hands Away From Your Face
When fingertips are one of the dirtiest parts of our body, it's no rocket science to get that touching and popping pimples will only worsen the problem.
7. Stop Stressing
It's a known fact that stress is also a major reason that can lead to breakouts. Practicing meditation and other calming exercises can keep your acne from coming back.
8. Drink More Water
Hydration is one of the key factor when it comes to taking care of your skin. Drinking 8-10 glasses of water a day helps you flush harmful toxins and keep your skin healthy.
9. Get 6-8 Hours Sleep
Coz your daily ZZZ's... matter more than you think it does.
Originally appeared on Cosmopolitan.in