Spring is here!  And that means more time in the sun, and more eyes on your skin.  So let’s talk about five easy ways you can start giving your skin the love it deserves, and look fantastic for the spring.

COSRX Acne Pimple Master Patch

A cult favorite, these pimple patches do a fantastic job of spot-treating whiteheads and large pimples.  It treats breakouts by protecting the pimple from bacteria and infection. It sticks to the skin and absorbs gunk from whiteheads and popped zits, helping the acne flatten and reduce inflammation. You can also put make-up over the COSRX Acne Pimple Master Patch!

DIY Sugar Scrub

Do you have regular white sugar at home? You can make yourself a sugar scrub to exfoliate your face! Exfoliating your skin should be a regular part of your skincare regimen! When old skin cells start to pile up on the surface of the skin, it can leave skin looking dull, rough, and dry. Also, build-up of dead skin cells can result in excess oil and clogged pores, leading to breakouts!

Check out this recipe from Wellness Mama: https://wellnessmama.com/3628/sugar-scrub-recipe/

Light Therapy

 

Blue light therapy and red light therapy can be great for treating acne! Blue light therapy is great for spot treating pimples, and red light therapy reduces redness and inflammation!  And while we may be a little biased, light therapy is a doctor-approved skin therapy treatment that can make all the difference.

Spearmint Tea

Reddit users know that spearmint tea can be an effective way to stop breakouts! In the SkincareAddiction forum on Reddit https://www.reddit.com/r/SkincareAddiction/comments/6bchl6/acne_can_we_talk_about_spearmint/ , users tout spearmint tea as a huge factor in stopping their cystic hormonal acne.

Skeptical? That’s okay! Spearmint tea also has other benefits, such as aiding in relaxation. Spearmint tea also has antioxidants!

Moisture, moisture, moisture!

Making sure that you’re staying hydrated and that you’re using a moisturizer can really help brighten and clear your skin! If you’re dehydrated and your skin is dry, you could be overproducing oil, which causes breakouts! If your skin is dry and not overproducing oil, your skin will look dull.

To stay moisturized, make sure you’re drinking plenty of water. You can spice things up by adding fruit to your water! Check out this post by Blogilates on how to do this: https://www.blogilates.com/3-detox-water-recipes-belly-slimming-anti-bloating-craving-control/

Also, try using a rose water spray to add a little moisture to your skin in the middle of the day. This spray from Trader Joe’s https://www.traderjoes.com/digin/post/rose-water-facial-toner  is small enough to fit in a backpack or purse!