There are many face treatments available at the moment, some of them have moisturizing effects and some others have regenerating properties. Acne and wrinkles are some of the most frequent problems, the first one is caused when sebaceous glands stimulate hair follicles during puberty or due to sudden hormonal changes.
Anti-acne face treatments
Acne starts by looking like follicle, it is covered by a thin skin layer and once it is exposed to air, the external darkest area of the acne becomes “a pimple”. This covered follicle starts growing, creating then a lump. The inflammation that is close to the skin surface produces irritation; deeper inflammation leads to a pimple; if the inflammation is even deeper still, it forms a cyst.
Recent studies have proven that a diet high in carbohydrates, which includes milk and pure chocolate are stretchily related to acne. On the contrary, as many might think sweating doesn’t cause acne since the glands that are in charge of this process are not anyhow related to acne.
An excessive face washing dries and irritates our skin, creating wrinkles.
If one of your parents suffered from severe acne, acne is likely to be more difficult to control.
Some medications can also cause or worsen acne, such as those containing iodides, bromides, or oral or injected steroids. Other drugs that can cause or aggravate acne are anticonvulsant medications and lithium.
The salt as a natural mineral is an excellent product for having a healthy skin, it can be used for an exfoliating lotion and help you to get rid of that dead skin. The different minerals that are contained also have softening and moisturizing properties.
Homemade face treatments
You can make your own mask for face treatments by following these simple steps:
- Mix a quarter cup of salt and half a cup of olive oil or coconut oil, it will look like a thick paste.
- If desired, you can add up to 10 drops of your favorite essential oil.
- Apply while showering with a cloth, sponge or even with your own palms
- Gently rub it into your skin with circular movements.
You can also try mixing a half a cup of salt, pure juice of aloe vera gel and a quarter cup of gel, a quarter cup of oil, a tablespoon of lavender and 10 drops of lavender essential oil. The resulting mixture should form a thick paste; If your skin is too dry, you can add a few drops of oil.