When you treat acne, you have to attack it internally, with what you eat, and externally, with cleansing and regenerating treatments.
However, acne on your chin is also associated with hormonal factors that need to be addressed as well.
Find out how to treat acne on your chin and send it packing for good in this article.
Different kinds of acne
Acne is an illness that affects the oil glands of your face, neck, chest, back, and shoulders.
It’s not a serious health issue, but is a significant aesthetic problem that can leave scars and affect your self-esteem.
While we often talk about acne in general, there are different types depending on the part of the body it is and what it’s like. In addition, there are many causes.
When it comes to acne on your chin, the reflexology map tells us that it is related to hormonal issues, something to keep in mind when you treat it.
Your eating habits
The first step is to review all the foods that are harmful to your skin and may be causing or aggravating your acne and take them out of your diet. These include:
- Milk and dairy products, including cheese,
- Red meat and processed meats, especially pork,
- Fried and refined foods,
- Store-bought pastries,
- Table salt,
- White sugar.
On the other hand, DO eat the following foods:
- Fruit and vegetables,
- Whole grains,
- Nuts and seeds.
You should also up your water intake to two liters a day in order to improve your body’s detoxifying processes and help digest the fiber in these foods.
On the external level, you should deep clean your skin, but always with natural products that hydrate your skin without adding too much oil. Here are some tips:
- Wash your face every morning.
- Do a deep clean twice a week using pineapple skin, which contains an anti-inflammatory compound called bromelain. To do this, smooth the inside part of the skin on the affected area, wait a few minutes for it to dry, and wash again.
- To make a moisturizing treatment, make a mixture of 100 ml of jojoba or coconut oil and 15 drops of tea tree oil with 15 drops of chamomile essential oil. This combination is moisturizing, soothing, balancing, antiseptic, and anti-inflammatory.
- Wash your face and moisturize your skin at night before you go to bed, as well.
Since acne on your chin is closely associated with your hormonal system, you can eat foods and take supplements that will help regulate it naturally. These include:
- Nutritional yeast
- Evening primrose oil
The best thing to do is to see a health professional who can determine which remedies are most appropriate for your particular case according to the hormones that need adjustment.
Stress and negative emotions can also play a role in acne on your chin. Plus, they can make it hard to get rid of acne even if you’re following the guidelines above.
Your nervous system can affect any function or organ in your body and keep it from healing. That’s why you need to keep it balanced. Here are some ways to do so:
- Do medium-intensity exercise two or three times a week. You’ll notice the relaxation it produces the same day.
- Get a good night’s sleep. Sleep enough hours in a dark, quiet environment.
- Do a few minutes of meditation every day, at the time you need it most.
- Avoid things that cause stress.
- When you feel stressed, breathe deeply and slowly.
- Take supplements or drink medicinal teas with soothing effects, like passion flower, lemon balm, lime blossom, or lavender.
- Add stress-reducing foods like oats, brown rice, nutritional yeast, almonds, bananas, and citrus fruits to your diet.
- Avoid stimulants like coffee, white sugar, soda, alcohol, and caffeinated tea.
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