Forehead breakouts can be caused by a number of issues, including digestive problems, small intestine issues, liver issues, high levels of stress, irregular sleep cycle, poor diets and even reactions to hair products.
To combat forehead acne:
- 1. Breakouts across the forehead are often triggered by stress or sleep deprivation. Go to bed early. Even if you can’t fall asleep, it’s good to relax so your liver can rest and be ready for work the next day. Make sure to log 7 to 9 hours of beauty rest a night to keep your forehead clear.
- Cleanse your facial area, but just not too extensively clean. This is one of the most powerful ways to prevent acne! Washing your face two times a day is recommended, this will keep your forehead clean of any bacteria and everyday dead cells and dermis.
- Avoid applying make-up. Top rule for those who have acne is if you do not have to put make- up, do not make use of it! It is very good for the skin to have some makeup-rupture days, leaving the skin in its natural state.
- Apply moisturizer, believe it or not. It definitely works on building up a healthy skin. Plus, moisturizers help the skin to loosen up and let the pores drain bacteria, sebum and other dead cells from their inside, relieving the pimples and lesions.
- Drink plenty of water to flush out toxins
- Drink less soda and carbonated beverages. Avoid sugary drinks and foods.
- 20-30 minutes of light exercise every day, especially outdoors
- Practice relaxation techniques to worry less
- Eat healthy foods, chewing thoroughly to improve your digestion
- Reduce refined sugar in your diet
- Keep a daily food diary to see if your acne is related to certain food groups (like dairy)
- Practice better hygiene (i.e. washing bangs and hair, cleaning hats)
- Check if shampoos, conditioners, and hair products are irritating skin. Use gentle and mild shampoo and conditioner products. Probably you have heard that oily hair products are not recommended for acne, especially in the forehead, no exceptions! Oily products, excessive fragrances and heavy chemicals may drip off your hair and block the pores of your forehead leading to skin irritation and an acne breakout. Also, if you have oily hair you should consider washing it more often since much of this oil adds up to the oil on your forehead. Long hairs should also be kept out of your face.
- Clean your own pillowcase and bed sheets. This should apply for those who have very greasy skin. Acne pimples normally could be caused and worsened by not cleaning your pillow case, keeping your forehead immersed in oil from your own face and hair, germs and dirt every time you go to sleep. Be certain to wash your pillowcase twice per week.
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