How to get rid of pimples? This is one of the common and major problem of most people. This is the common problem showed in both men and women. Everyone wants to get rid of pimple fast and instantly. Pimples on your face make you look faded. Whitehead acne are usually seen while puberty or adolescence. But it’s true that pimple can affect people of any age group. During puberty or at the time of hormonal changes, your skin secrets more oil and this is the reason you have more pimples on your face during this phase. Your skin has small holes (or pores) that are connected to the oil glands lying under your skin. These glands produces oily substance called sebum. When these follicles gets clogged, you suffer from the pimples. So what really causes pimples on your face?
What causes pimples (on your face)?
There couple be many reasons for the acne or pimples. Not drinking water regularly/ sufficient could be the most common reason. Additionally, your beauty products/ skin creams can also cause the pimples. Moreover, what you eat and when you eat could also be one of the reason for the pimples. There are other factors too responsible for your face pimples like Genetic, Hormonal, Drugs, Smoking etc.
What is the Difference Between Acne and Pimples?
In order to get rid of pimples fast, we first need to understand what exactly is the difference between Acne and pimples.
Generally we use both the terms interchangeably. But you must know that acne is a disease and pimples are its symptoms. Means pimples is the initial stage of acne formation. Scientifically speaking, Acne is a condition that affects the skin’s oil glands as well as hair follicles (pores). An oily substance known as sebum is blocked by external disturbances eventually resulting into pimples formation.
How to Get Rid of Pimple Fast
1. Following an unhealthy diet
For healthy life you should have healthy and balanced diet. Your balanced diet may reduce your many health problems and gives your all the essential nutrients. A healthy or balanced diet consisting of all the nutrients and minerals is good for your health as well as your skin. Unhealthy or junk food (and oily food) can have very bad effect on your skin. Not eating on time can also be the major factor for having pimples. Try eating fruits and vegetable most of the time to keep your skin fresh and for good health. it’s okay to enjoy junk food occasionally. Along with this, drink sufficient water daily.
2. Touching your face frequently
We are habitual to touch our face frequently even if there is nothing to do. Touching your face may or may not cause the pimples but it makes your skin worse. Frequently touching your face with hands full of germs and dust makes your skin dirty and in result it may cause pimples. Wash your hands time ti time to avoid germs and dust on it which may decrease the rate of impurity on your face while touching it and also keep your hands off your face.
3. Lots of stress
In the life full of struggle, we suffer from a lots stress. But do you have any idea that taking stress is one of the major reason for pimples. Taking too much of stress can produce stress hormones that stimulate oil glands and it results in the pimples. You can control your stress by 15-20 minutes of yoga or meditation everyday.
4. Using wrong hair products
Have your ever thought, you hair product can also be the reason for pimples? Yes, it’s true. Products that you use for your hair treatment like shampoo, conditioner, gel, sprays etc. contains chemicals like sulfates, silicones and many other. These chemical directly triggers your pimples and can be harmful for your skin (In some cases). Still if you want to continue using these hair products, try not to let these products get in touch with your skin. Also, dandruff can cause pimples too. Wash your hair regularly and comb hair in backwards.
5. Not washing your face properly
We all are always in touch with the increasing pollution. Not washing your face time to time can make your skin dirtier and may results in formation of pimples. You should wash your face twice a day but washing face frequently can make the pimples worse and also face drier. Make sure you wash your face before going to bed.
6. Hormonal imbalance
Hormonal imbalance can be seen in female due to metabolism, appetite, reproductive cycles and sexual function, improper sleep cycles, during general growth and development. This Hormonal imbalance results in formation of pimples on the face.
Pimples cannot be 100% eleminated if it is caused due to hormonal imbalance. So, you can maintain the balance of hormones in your body by following proper sleep cycles, eating suffcient ammount of protein in every meal, avoid over eating and undereating, consume healthy fat sources and reduce sugar intake. Lifestyle balanca can also bring hormonal balance in many cases which can result into getting rid of pimples fast.
7. Friction or excess pressure on your skin
Apart from touching our face, it is seen that we apply pressure on our face skin when we are stressed out during our work. When we are out door, we generally touch our face and even rub it to feel relaxed. But in this case, we are bringing bacteria’s close to our sensitive skin and even applying pressure on it which accelerates the process of pimple formation.
Whenever you are rubbing your face, make sure you use a clean handkerchief or you hands must be properly wasted (must be free from any sort of bacterias). Once in a week, we must apply refrigerated green tea bags on our face skin to negate the bacteria accumulated on our face. Pimples can be cured when they are in initial stage. So, do not try to tweeze or pluck pimple by applying pressure on it. It will worsen the scenario.
How to Prevent Pimples Formation (Precautions)
- Follow a skin care routine and wash your face 3-4 times in a day
- Make sure you keep your skin moisturized
- Drink at least 4 litres of water to stay hydrated
- You must reduce use of makeup which contains chemicals
- Strictly avoid popping the pimple
- Analyse your skin type and use products accordingly
- Applying tea tree oil on skin once a week is highly helpful
- If your pimples are severe, take antibiotics recommended by doctor.
- Limit exposure to sun wherever possible
- Last but not the least, reduce stress levels by introducing yoga in your life.