Video: Here’s why we get pimples and what can be done to prevent them1,017 views
Pimples happen when hair follicles are blocked by dead skin cells, which results in the accumulation of sebum and bacteria.
Acne has caused many among us to feel self-conscious especially during our awkward teenage years. In case you’ve wondered the causes behind skin breakouts then this video by ASAP Science does a good job of explaining just that and what we can do to get rid of them.
Pimples happen when hair follicles are blocked by dead skin cells, which results in the accumulation of sebum and bacteria. The swelling caused by the extra red and white blood cells being sent to fight the bacteria is the first sign of skin acne. The reason why teens tend to suffer from acne more is because of the high levels of testosterone hormone in the body at that time.
Check out the video to know about how you can get keep your skin clear and beautiful.
Men, this one’s for you: 4 simple ways to win over pimples
Contrary to popular belief, pimples are not just a teenage nightmare, but a common problem among men (and women) of all ages. We bring the best DIY tips, straight from an expert, to take care of them.
Chandrika Mahindra, skin care expert from the Himalaya Drug Company, shares a few tips:
Wash your face two to three times which will help in energising your skin and removing the dust particles, but don’t go overboard. (Shutterstock)
Use men’s face wash regularly to clean your face. Products with natural ingredients are gentle and effective for fighting pimple problems.
* Stay hydrated
The best and the simplest way to keep your skin pimple free is by avoid dehydration. (Shutterstock)
It helps in cleaning the tissues and clearing up the skin.
*Do not touch
Never pop the pimple or constantly touch them.
It will only result in long-lasting scars.
* Shave carefully
If you shave daily, then make sure to use a good quality electric shaver or razor.
Soften your beard by using warm soapy water before using the shaving cream.