5 Tips to prevent acne

Posted by Nick Nijhof on

We’ve all had them, or still struggling with them every day. Acne, pimples, blackheads or inflammations. All there due to different causes, such as nutrition, stress, genetic predisposition, or hormonal imbalances. Here are 5 tips to treat and prevent your acne!


1. Water, water and more water!

We keep saying it, but drinking water remains one of the best ways to cleanse your body and skin. You remove the toxins in your body and also contributed to hydrated skin. The best way to cleanse your skin from the inside out.


2. Check your skincare routine.

We all know that friend who has glowing skin and has the worst skincare routine. Not fair, but sadly true. It’s hard to find the products that work for you, but it’s a process you need to go through. We believe in a 5-step skincare routine, for the best results: 

Oil or jelly cleanser: to remove make-up
Gel or foam cleanser: to really cleanse the skin 
Toner: to remove the last remaining bacteria and to prep the skin
Serum: Vitamin C serum to hydrate, smooth and nourish the skin 
Cream: for hydrated skin


3. You are what you eat.

The daily food choices we make have a significant effect on our skin. Nutrients made by nature that are colorful, contain good minerals, and have a positive effect on your skin. Refined sugars and lactose can exacerbate the production of acne, it’s key the find a right balance. Please note, all bodies react differently to certain products.


4. Stick it!

We all know the little culprits pop up at the most inconvenient moments. An essential product in every toiletry bag, the ZitSticka products are life savers! A small transparent sticker that you can stick on a nasty inflammation or pimple before going to sleep, and it will be gone in the morning!


5. Recover your skin while you sleep

Did you know that cotton contains 1000 times more bacteria than a toilet seat after 3 days? Shocking, we know! Sleeping on silk brings many benefits and helps reduce your acne. A silk pillowcase treated with silver ions, which kills 99.7% of all acne-causing bacteria, will make a big difference. After all, you lay on it for an average of 8 hours a night! Read the more about the other benefits of a silk pillowcase.

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