It turns out having clear skin isn’t as easy as you might think. Some people spend hundreds on products that promise working miracles, yet the result is another frustrating breakout.
If your skin is prone to acne, then you’re not alone. Sometimes it’s a matter of genetics, and in other cases, it may be anything from hormones to the foods that you eat. The good news is that there is usually a solution if you manage to narrow down the culprit. Here are some of the potential reasons you may want to consider your skin is less than happy.
You’re Using A Poor Quality Razor
Whether you’re shaving your face or you’re *ahem* unmentionable parts, no part of your body is immune to irritation. Most people are prone to a little redness after shaving; however, in some cases, it can lead to a full-fledged breakout.
The best way to avoid post-shaving breakouts is to use a better razor! A good razor prevents irritating your skin and causing ingrown hairs. Sure the cheap razors may cost less, but they don’t do the job! Buy a quality razor that won’t irritate your skin.
Not Washing Your Face After Working Out
Most people know that they should wash their face in the morning and at night. However, few people realize that they should also be washing their faces any time that they break a sweat.
If you go to the gym, make sure that you thoroughly wash your face post-workout. The sweat and bacteria will settle into your pores, making it an ideal place for a breakout to fester.
Stress isn’t just something that you feel emotionally. It can take its toll on your body physically. In many cases, stress can take shape on your skin. Unfortunately, it winds up being a vicious cycle. The more stressed that you are, the more you break out. The more you break out, the more stressed you feel.
If you lead a stressful lifestyle and suffer from frequent breakouts, it may be time to ask yourself whether the two are connected.
The Brim Of Your Hat Is Dirty
Hats are great for throwing on your head when you’re not up for fussing with styling tools or even a comb for that matter.
They also work wonders for protecting your face from the harmful rays of the sun. However, the brims of our hats are often dirtier than we think. Sweat and bacteria can build up on the brim resulting in breakouts along the hairline.
If you’re breaking out in that area and you’re a hat-wearer, you’ve got your answer right there.