Acne causes and prevention

Pillow Sheets and Blankets

When the face is irritated on the pillow sheet or blanket, it will start to become reddish hence, a pimple will soon grow. Usually, the dirty pillow case is the villain for the outgrowth of a pimple. When your head is facing steadily on the right or left direction, this motion will cause the pores not to breathe thus, making the pores irritated.


It is important to keep the pillow sheets or blanket neat at least 1x to 2x a week. In this way, even if you sleep on a steady direction, you don’t need to worry since these fabric amenities are clean hence, it will disinfect the bacteria and air-born disease-causing elements that stick to the pillow sheets or blanket.

Harsh Detergent

When you do the laundry, you often use heavy duty and super effective bleaches or detergents to remove the stains and bacteria on the clothes. If you did not rinse the clothes thoroughly, the residue of the detergent might stay on the clothes hence, it might cause allergies to the wearer. The allergies will occur when the wearer sweat hence, the chemical reaction of the sweat and detergent will occur.


Washing the clothes during laundry in the proper way helps to prevent skin allergies. Moreover, use detergents that have a hypoallergenic formula in order to avoid having pimples.

Pricking of Pimples

You often tempted to prick your pimple especially when it has a clogged pore and you badly want to extract the worm-like comedo so that you will feel clean and comfortable but in reality, you’re just worsening the condition. Aside from the redness, the spread of the bacteria will be possible especially when you touch the healthy portions of your skin.


Do not prick the pimples. If you can’t avoid yourself from pricking it, then you should consult a dermatologist that will do the facial cleaning for you. You may use dermatologically tested topical ointments to shrink the pimples and leave a flawless skin.

Excessive Use of Benzoyl Peroxide, Salicylic Acid, and Sulphur

Many people thought that the use of the salicylic acid, sulfur, or benzoyl peroxide may improve their skin condition. Apparently, it is a YES but the excessive usage of it might worsen the condition. If you have allergies to these cosmetic ingredients, it will double your acne suffering if you use them. What’s the effective solution to fight these pimples?


Consult a dermatologist to assess your skin and perform tests to know whether you can use these chemical products or not. You may also try to test the chemical ingredient first on your hand skin to see if it is reliable to use.

Hair Treatments

We often think that hair treatments are good for our beautiful hair but we forgot to think if it is good for our skin. The formula of a shampoo, conditioner, dye, keratin, or any hair-related treatments that might irritate the face especially when you apply the shampoo.


You should use a shower cap after putting shampoo to prevent the hair from sticking to the face.

 Mineral Oils

Minerals oils are usually found in some beauty products as an active ingredient but what does it really contribute to the skin? When the oil glands of the skin become active then a person will start to sweat, the mineral oils penetrated to the pores may invite bacteria and dirt more easily.


Look for beauty skin care products that are mineral-oil free and noncomedogenic. In this way, you can make sure that the products are safe to use and does not contain harmful substances that may cause pimples and allergens on the skin.

 Make Ups

Make-ups are aesthetics that can beautify the face but it might irritate the skin due to the heavy chemical-based cosmetics. When the skin on the face sweat, the makeup, and the sweat might counter react hence, it will cause the growth of the pimples.


Immediately remove the makeup after use, you may rinse it with water and soap or you may apply a makeup remover solution then proceed with the cleansing procedure. Always look to the expiration date of the make ups so that it will not cause any skin allergies on the face.


Poor diet may lead to pimples especially if you’re not eating the right kinds of food. If you love eating junk foods, sweets, or salty foods, it might increase the chance of damaging the elastin and collagen that may result to free radicals thus, promoting aged looking skin, dry, and stress skin.


Observe an appropriate diet scheme. Eat a lot of green leafy vegetables, oats, and fruits enriched with minerals and vitamins to preserve the younger looking skin and helps prevent the formation of pimples. Generally, vegetables and fruits have healed, antioxidant, and antibacterial properties that may help your skin glow, become healthy, and radiant.