Acne is so much more than just a spot or a blemish. It’s an inflammatory condition often brought about by sensitivity to androgen (male) hormones in the body.
A person suffering from acne often carries a higher bacterial content on their skin, despite a tendency to cleanse the skin more often.
Experts suggest that when the body is under stress this bacteria reacts with the sebum (oil) in the skin, and these sebum levels also rise at such a time.
That is not to say that other factors don’t contribute to acne, for instance poor diet and lifestyle are other triggers for acne.
As I mentioned earlier, people with acne tend to over-cleanse the skin, but this is a mistake as it leads to more oil production and dehydration, or surface dryness. Instead enlist some holistic help, and this is much easier than it sounds. It just means simply adopting some common sense, down to earth habits and using essential oils and natural plant-based products.
Let’s look at some holistic remedies….