2020 Vision X Clear Skin
We might have been victims of our long December holidays, basking by the sun and eating to our fills which might have done a number to our skins. So how do we deal with the sunburn and acne in the new decade?
We’ve all been there: A pimple pops up seemingly overnight and you need to get rid of it, immediately. While it may be tempting to pick and pop it into oblivion, there are plenty of better at-home, DIY ways to deal with acne in a way that won’t leave you with a scar.
Acne can be stubborn, and depending on what type of pimple it is. They can also be really frustrating to treat too. The most important thing is to NOT pick the pimple. The more you pick at it, the slower the healing time. Instead, there are a number of natural ingredients that you can incorporate into your skin care routine to get the job done.
To prevent and treat acne, create a facial mask and apply it, then leave it for short periods of time and rinsed off with warm water. Avocado oil which contains linoleic and oleic acid together with Vitamins A, C, D and E keeps skin hydrated without leaving an oily residue. This reduces the risk of acne. Avocado oil also has anti-inflammatory effects, which helps to reduce the redness and inflammation associated with acne.
It also helps get rid of the sunburned skin due to the antioxidants in avocado oil which help to ease the symptoms of a sunburn. According to a 2011 review, the vitamin E, beta carotene, vitamin D, protein, lecithin, and essential fatty acids in the oil supports healing and soothe the skin. For those affected by dandruff , applying avocado oil to the scalp as a hot oil mask also helps reduce dandruff and other problems caused by a dry, flaky scalp.