Acne

Quick Acne Cover-Ups: Do’s and Don’ts

Use a Full-Coverage Concealer
Use a Full-Coverage Concealer

When acne pops just before a party, wedding or any big event, this may leave you frustrating. To cover up the acne, you can apply a thin coat of concealer so that the flare-up will not be visible.

Use Ice to Reduce Swelling around Acne
Use Ice to Reduce Swelling around Acne

If there is swelling around pimples or acne, apply ice for about a minute or more. When  you feel any irritation at the site, you can remove it. In case of Rosacea, it is better to avoid applying ice as it can aggravate the condition.

Do not Go for a Quick Facial
Do not Go for a Quick Facial

Though alternative treatments like facials, spa treatments and chemical peels can reduce acne, they may not show quick results. The skin moreover becomes irritated and it is not right for trying out a treatment just before any occasion. It is better you go for a facial 2 – 3 weeks prior.

Try Tea Tree Oil
Try Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil, obtained from Melalueca alternifolia tree can destroy bacteria. It can be used on acne or pimples. It is considered safe on direct application to the skin.

Avoid Squeezing your Pimples
Avoid Squeezing your Pimples

When a pimple seems to lure, your automatic reaction would be to squeeze it. But squeezing can increase the risk of scarring and infection. And it is even difficult to cover-up because the skin messes up. It is better if you do not touch them.

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