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Quite some time ago, youth pop icon Justin Bieber was seen flaunting his zits on his social media pages. He went a step ahead and made a video with the words’ Pimples are in’. Not only him but many Instagrammers and YouTubers from different parts of the world are apparently, promoting the positive acne movement.

The movement focuses on talking about skin problems on the public forums and doing away with the shame from discussing these issues and fighting them in public, and not trying to hide them in public.

Pimples and acne are universal and three out of every 4 people between the age of 11 and 30 years suffer from these. But it is a myth that you will not suffer from acne after 30 rather the chance that acne will haunt you even after 30 is pretty strong.

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As per experts acne can affect in any age group, hormonal fluctuations can lead to pimples in any age. The other prominent factors affecting pimples are an erratic menstrual cycle, stress, stress, and use of oil-based skin and make-up products.

The importance to remove the pimples cannot be declined. Breakouts if not treated properly could leave permanent scars on your face and thus this could make you socially anxious and affect your overall well-being. However it is firstly important to know the reason of occurrence of pimples, and depending on the type of a pimple the treatment should be done.

Why do we get pimples?

Oil glands that exist under the skin produce an oily substance called sebum, they are connected to the pores on the skin through the follicles. Sebum produced by the glands carries the dead cells to the skin surface through follicles and pimples break out when these follicles get blocked and oil accumulates under the skin.

Skin cells and sebum get mixed together and facilitate breakouts. The situation gets aggravated by the presence of bacteria on the skin.

During puberty as the hormones change, sebaceous glands grow bigger and start to produce extra sebum, and this can clog the pores in a very stubborn manner.

What are the basic types of spots caused by pimples?

Pimples and acne develop not only on the face but also on chest and back. The common type of pimples are blackheads that have small black bump on the skin clogging the pores, whiteheads are yellow whitish bumps similar to blackhead.

Papules are tiny red bumps that are quite painful, pustules are papules with white tips in the center filled with pus, nodules are large, hard and painful pumps on the skin.

What should be the basic CTM routine to remove the pimples?

To remove acne or pimples one needs to take very good care of the skin. A little effort in the self-care will go a long way to deal with the skin. Taking good care of skin is essential nut picking or popping of zits should be strictly avoided as it could make the acne all the worse and lead to blemishes and scarring.

Following a sustainable skin care program is essential, patience is the key while dealing with the pimples.

1. Washing your face

The first step to remove pimples is to wash the face. Washing face twice a day is sufficient as washing too much of face can also lead to dryness of skin. Washing the face in the right way is also crucial as this will solve the problem half the way.

Improper cleaning of the face can leave the sweat, oil, and soap and this could lead to pimples or acne. The right way to wash face is as follows:

2. Use warm water

Tie your hair in the ponytail and wash the face with warm water. Hot water will dry out the skin and this could lead to extra secretion of oil. Warm water, on the other hand, can loosen the dirt in the pores.

3. Use a good cleanser

After you have washed the face with cleanser apply a gel-based cleanser and massage it gently on the face, moving from the center of the face, outwards.

Gently rub around the nose, forehead, jawline, hairline, and chin. These are the places where sweat, oil, and dirt gather the most. Do not scrub where there is a breakout.

4. Pat dry

Using a soft and clean towel pat softly on the face to dry the face. Do not rub the face as it could disturb the elasticity of the skin and near the eyes, you need to be extra gentle.

5. Time for toning

Do use the toners, after patting the face to dry it take a cotton ball, dip it in toner and clean your face with it. Apply moisturizer immediately after this so that the oil balance can be restored without any disturbance.

This step should be done twice every day, once in the morning and then in the night. Products that have benzoyl peroxide can be used as they are antibacterial, but before starting to use them consult a dermatologist.

6. Remove the cosmetics

Before you head to bed remove all traces of makeup from your face as this can increase the risk of acne and other skin allergies. After removing the makeup use a water-based moisturizer to hydrate the skin.

When life gives you questions, find the answers, and my write-up helps me to do this. I have thoughts and observe what happens around and this is my journey of accomplishing the task of travelling from thoughts and observations to words.

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5 of The Most Effective Ways Using Which You Can Protect Your Skin from Pollution

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5 of The Most Effective Ways To Protect Your Skin from Pollution

Due to the busy schedule, we have these days, most of us are not able to take care good care of the skin. We keep on applying makeup and blush to hide that acne and pimples. But did you ever thought how much this is harmful and affects so much your skin adversely? To maintain that glow and perfect radiance of your skin. You need to adopt a proper skincare regime and good products to get rid of the pollution which is growing at a faster pace. However, this becomes more important if you have a sensitive skin which is more prone to get acne and pimples readily if you do not take care of your skin. We care for you that’s why we have come up with

5 handy tips that you can add in your routine life to take care of your skin and heal it from the pollution. Have a look.

1. Ensure that your skin is properly nourished

Ensure that your skin is properly nourished

You know that how pollution does adversely affects your skin and takes away that glow from you. So, to avoid the harmful effects of pollution on your skin, make sure you follow a good diet which is full of antioxidants and vitamin C rich food such as oranges, lime or berries.

Also read: 8 Surprising Benefits of Papaya That Will Help You Rejuvenate Your Skin and Hairs

2. Keep your surrounding air space and air clean

Keep your surrounding air space and air clean

The way the smoke of a cigarette is harmful to your skin and overall health, the same way the air inside your house or surroundings you also affects your skin. So, try to keep that clean. What you can do is put devices that help in cleaning the air around you. Also, you can place some indoor plants that help purify the air inside your house to reduce the effect of pollution.

3. Don’t forget to exfoliate and scrub

Don’t forget to exfoliate and scrub

When your skin gets affected by the harmful pollution, your regular face wash and scrubbing won’t work for you. You need to exfoliate and scrub your skin to remove the toxins away from your skin.

Also read: 8 Antioxidant Foods That Will Make Your Skin Glow

4. Take regular steam

Take regular steam

Steaming is extremely beneficial to give the glow to your skin, especially if it is affected by pollution. If you would take steam with hot water infused with herbs or essential oils that will rejuvenate your skin and improve your complexion. This way you will be able to reduce the effect of pollution on your skin.

5. Protect your skin with a good sunscreen

Protect your skin with a good sunscreen

Not only a daily skincare regime is important to keep your skin healthy and glowing, but it is also important to protect your skin with a good sunscreen and lotion so that it keeps your skin pores safely from pollution.

So, these were some of the tips following which you can reduce the harmful effects of pollution from your skin. If you keep following the same regime for a few days regularly. I am sure you would be able to notice some differences in your skin and that will bring a broad smile on your face.

Also read: Top 5 Smart Beauty Hacks to Give Your Skin Relief in Winter

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Have A Look at These Top 8 Indian Brown Girls Who are Giving Beauty Inspiration To Every Dark Skin Women

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We live in a world where you would find every skin type, from fair to dark skin. If you are someone who is having a dark shade or darker skin tone, you might not be very famous or get into the media limelight just because of your colour. On the other hand, those who have lighter skin tone or who are very fair get easily popular among everyone because of the beauty they have. It has become a myth among everyone that if you have a melanin-rich skin, you can’t look beautiful doesn’t matter whatever you do and how big you are.  If we look at Bollywood actress, Bipasha Basu, Deepika Padukone or Kajol who have dusky skin and we all are familiar with that.

Despite having a dark skin tone, they are doing great and are so popular. So, today I am representing with you all some gorgeous and dark-skinned women present on Instagram who are giving makeup goals that will surely make your jaw drop.

Take a look at them.

1. Jumani Yogarajah

 

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Jumani is a London-based makeup artist who runs her own line of beautiful and fake eyelashes. If you will have a look at her Instagram account, you will get to see lots of makeup looks created on her own face as well as on her clients.

2. Vithya Visvendra

 

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She is a renowned Tamil makeup artist who creates flawless makeup looks that will surely make you fall in love with her. She is the woman who is great beauty and fashion woman influencers on Instagram who will help you to style your glasses with traditional outfits.

3. Risi

 

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Risi is one of the popular Indian beauty influencers and makeup artist who is from Zurich. She has melanin-rich and deep-dark skin and she is proud of that. Mostly she creates colourful makeup looks using colourful colours.

4. Pranavi Suthagar

 

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Pranavi Suthagar creates gorgeous makeup looks on her Instagram page. Go and have a look fast if in case you are not following her right now.

5. Jovita George

 

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Jovita is a former beauty queen who represents all of the famous Indian brands for almost every skin type. If you always remain confused regarding the foundations, go and follow her as she knows the best.

6. Deepica Mutyala

 

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One of her videos went viral on the internet in which she shows how to do colour correction using red lipstick and now she has become a queen of makeup whose Insta page is full of makeup tutorials and self-care inspo.

7. Ankita

 

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If you keep the love for filmy and Princess Jasmine-style bride, then you must follow her on Instagram as she is the best source for that.

8. Sarah Mak

 

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California based, Sarah Mak, is one of the best Instagram beauty influencers who create awesome signature glam looks. Follow her on Insta to see her looks.

So, now you know that these are the real black beauties. Inspire yourself by having a look at their Instagram profile and the makeup looks created by them on themselves.

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Avoid The Hassles of Visiting A Salon On Weekends Do Easy Skin Clean Up at Home in Just 7 Steps

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Do Easy Skin Clean Up at Home in Just 7 Steps

Maintaining a glowing and healthy skin is a herculean task nowadays in an environment where we live in which is full of pollution and dirt everywhere. With pollution and dirt, come blackheads, pimples, and tanning on your face which takes away all your glow and shine from your face making you look dull and ugly. No matter what and how does it takes, each one of us wants to look best, but we don’t find time for that due to so many tasks and responsibilities which we have.

Most of the time, we book salons which are in the budget for waxing, cleanup or facial. But don’t you think visiting a salon is not that important when you can do your facial or cleanup following simple steps at home only. It will also save lots of your money as well as your time.

Here, I have mentioned a simple and quick 7 steps which you can use to beautify your face.

Step 1

The first and the most important step starts with washing your face properly using a good quality face wash. Make sure your hands should be clean before you jump on to wash your face. And also don’t forget to wear an elastic hairband so that no hairs fall on your face before you apply face pack or anything else.

You can also read: Say Bye-Bye to Sunken Eyes Using These 7 Simple and Easy to Use Home Remedies

Step 2

After washing and cleaning your face properly, now it’s time to give some steam to your face. This is an important step as your pores will get open after steaming your face. It might make you feel a bit uncomfortable but it will make your face clean, clear as no dirt will remain on your face. For this process, you can use a steamer or boil water in a vessel or container.

Step 3

Now using a blackhead remover or tweezer, remove all the black and whiteheads from all over your face including forehead, nose and chin area where they are mostly found. Yes, it is a painful process but important also. Once you are done tweezing, wipe off your face using a tissue.

Step 4

After tweezing, apply some ice on your face to tighten the pores. Now use a mild scrub to remove the dirt from your face. Apply the scrub in a circular motion and then wash it off with lukewarm water. The choice is completely yours, whether you use natural one or homemade.

You can also read: 6 Interesting Makeup Hacks And Tips For A Duskier Complexion Beauty

Step 5

After scrubbing your face, apply the face pack of your choice that suits you. Based on your skin type, choose the face pack. If you have oily skin, Multani Mitti would be good for you. For oily skin, you can use malai and if you have acne-prone skin, you can choose a neem face pack. After applying the face pack let it set on your face for 10 to 15 minutes and then wash it off with water.

Step 6

Now you are approaching towards the end of your face cleanup. Put a few drops of rosewater on a swab of cotton and apply it all over your face. Rosewater is a good toner that helps you to close the pores as well as freshens your skin.

Step 7

After applying the rosewater on your face, apply a good quality sunscreen on your face. You can opt for a moisturizing sunscreen if you have dry skin. And you are done with cleanup.

Now you know the steps using which you can do a face clean up at home, try one and save your money. Try doing a face clean up at least once or twice in a month to make your skin beautiful and gorgeous

You can also read: 7 Beauty Hacks To Look Beautiful on Your Wedding Day

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