You’ve probably spent your whole life hearing about how good washing your face is for you. For most of us, face washing is much more of a chore than anything else and it is not usually something we want to make time for. Even after spending years in puberty and battling against regular acne breakouts, washing your face is more of a hassle, especially when all you want to do is go to sleep! Here’s the truth: to keep bacteria and other things from clogging your pores, you need to keep your face clean. Do you really want to be a grown person sporting a face full of acne? Here are a few hints to help you keep your skin healthy.
Are you getting all of the vitamins and nutrients that you need? Believe it or not some people react to malnutrition by breaking out. Acne can be a warning sign that you are not getting enough of some of the nutrients you really need. One of the ways that you can combat this is to take a daily multi-vitamin. Even though the multi-vitamin might not fix all of your nutrient deficiencies, it can do quite a lot to restore balance in your system. The reason so many people immediately jump to your nutrition when you break out is that, when you don’t get the right vitamins and nutrients, your body produces a bunch of extra sebum which seeps into your pores and causes you to break out. So make sure that you are eating the right foods and getting enough vitamins and nutrients.
Keep your hands off your face. Most of us don’t realize just how often we touch our faces during the day. Letting your face rest in your hands is just one way to clog your pores. Think about it for a minute. Each time you touch an object and then touch your face you are placing little pieces of that object into your pores. When rest your face in your hands, the oil from your hands is transferred to your face and clogs the pores. This is partly what makes it so easy for you to catch the flu: you pick up something that has been touched by someone who is sick and then later brush something off of your face and transfer the germs right onto your face where they have easy access to your nose, eyes, mouth, ears and pores: all places to infect with the flu! So keep your hands off of your face.
Washing your hands often during the day is a good idea if you are not able to stop yourself from touching your face. Keep the zits away by washing your hands a lot throughout every day.
Reduce your stress! Did you know that your acne and breakouts can be caused by a stress level that is too high? Try to stay calm and give yourself space to relax at least once a day. Learning how to stay calm in high stress environments is a good idea. If your daily life is filled with high levels of stress you should consider changing your lifestyle. In addition to being happier and better balanced, your acne might go away as well! There are many factors that can cause a person to experience acne. Whether you get a zit only once in a while or you suffer from bad breakouts every day does not matter–what does matter is understanding that everyone deals with acne. Some people might need more help curing their acne than other people but it is important to know that everyone, regardless of their age, will battle acne at some stage. People who deal with acne have plenty of acne fighting solutions to choose from. You might be able to cure it with a good over the counter facial cleanser. You might need the help of a doctor. It might take some time but don’t get discouraged because you will be able to clear up your skin!
Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerburg have argued over the opportunities and dangers of artificial intelligence, and now the Facebook creator has scratched an experiment with A.I. chatbots. CNET’s Dan Ackerman joins CBSN to discuss A.I. and its future.
Subscribe to the “CBSN” Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgS
Watch “CBSN” live HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7
Follow “CBSN” on Instagram HERE: http://bit.ly/1PO0dkx
Like “CBSN” on Facebook HERE: http://on.fb.me/1o3Deb4
Follow “CBSN” on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1V4qhIu
Get the latest news and best in original reporting from CBS News delivered to your inbox. Subscribe to newsletters HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1RqHw7T
Get your news on the go! Download CBS News mobile apps HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1Xb1WC8
Get new episodes of shows you love across devices the next day, stream local news live, and watch full seasons of CBS fan favorites anytime, anywhere with CBS All Access. Try it free! http://bit.ly/1OQA29B
CBSN is the first digital streaming news network that will allow Internet-connected consumers to watch live, anchored news coverage on their connected TV and other devices. At launch, the network is available 24/7 and makes all of the resources of CBS News available directly on digital platforms with live, anchored coverage 15 hours each weekday. CBSN. Always On.