Pimples or acne (as doctors call them) is not only an unattractive, unaesthetic phenomenon, but also it can be serious disease manifestation. Acne on the cheeks, chin, and forehead signals the presence of certain diseases or the need for professional skin care. We will tell you in this article why acne occur and how to get rid of acne on the face and body.


What are pimples?

Pimples occurrence is caused by sebaceous glands disorders. As a result, sebum and waste cells clog pores, which create a favorable environment for bacteria growth. It leads to skin inflammation and acne occurrence. If you do not remove it at early stage, it "spreads" across the face and body and then it becomes more difficult to treat it.

Causes of acne

What to do if acne occurs on your face? Of course, it is necessary to understand the cause of its occurrence in order to eliminate it, and not just affect the visible problem. Skin care often isn’t enough to permanently get rid of acne. Consider the main causes of skin inflammation:

acne on the girl's face
Poor nutrition
Gastrointestinal problems (ulcers, gastritis, cholecystitis, etc.) can cause sebaceous glands disorders. Eat healthy, do not overeat, and do not eat greasy, fried foods and fast food.
Hormonal fluctuations
As a rule, these are periods of puberty, pregnancy, or period. It is not always enough just to take care of the skin; in certain cases it is recommended to consult an endocrinologist.
Improper skin care
If you improperly cleanse your skin, use products that are not suitable for your skin type, this can cause the appearance of black spots and small pimples, especially on the nose and chin. Then they may become acne, so you need to remove them in time.

DO YOU KNOW? The occurrence of red acne or spots on the body can be caused by allergic reactions. You should contact a dermatologist or allergist in this case.

How to quickly get rid of acne?

To get clean and healthy skin, firstly it is necessary to determine the cause of inflammation. Only an integrated approach to problem solving - body treatment from the inside out and epidermis treatment - will give positive results.

At home

There are several recipes of proven and effective face masks that can help unclog pores, calm down skin inflammation and regulate sebum production.

Honey is an excellent product that not only saturates skin with the necessary trace elements and vitamins, but also has antiseptic properties. Honey masks help to treat acne and post-acne and give a good result.

honey, chicken eggs for face mask

Recipe number 1

You will need:

  • 2 teaspoons of honey
  • yolk
  • 2 drops of lemon juice

Mix it, apply to the skin, and wash with warm water after 10 minutes. Such mask also removes puffiness and improves skin complexion.

honey, aspirin, lemon juice

Recipe number 2

You will need:

  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • 2 aspirin tablets
  • 2 drops of lemon juice

Grind aspirin, mix with honey, add lemon juice, and apply the mask on your face for 15 minutes.

kefir, oatmeal for masks

Recipe number 3

You will need:

  • 1 cup of kefir
  • 1 cup of oats (grind it)
  • 2 drops of lemon juice

Mix it and apply to cleansed skin for 20 minutes. It is recommended to do this mask daily, for 30 days.

Aloe juice has soothing and anti-inflammatory effect. You can wipe problem skin with it, as well as make masks, which will include aloe juice (for example, aloe with honey).

It is also recommended to wash face with chamomile infusion twice a day.

DO YOU KNOW? Small pimples occurrence can be caused by a stressful situation. In such cases, it is recommended to remove the cause (i.e. take sedatives).

In the salon

Acids effectively treat acne and post-acne, but you should not use them at home. A qualified beautician will correctly choose concentration and dosage that you need. Professional facial peels in the salon will help you to get rid of both acne and acne scars.

IMPORTANT: Remember that you cannot get any peel in the summer, because they make your skin more sensitive to the sun. Laser carbon peel is an ideal procedure in this period. It completely destroys pathogenic microflora and normalizes skin lipid balance.

Acne beauty products - ointments, gels

Tea tree oil is an excellent remedy for problem skin treatment. This product can be safely used without combining it with other ones. It is enough to wipe face with it 2 times a day to get visible result.

If you prefer to use ready-made cosmetic products (ointment, cream, gel) be sure to consult a cosmetologist. Sometimes it is needed to take antibiotics or hormones.

Masks, gels, creams, and lotions for acne should contain such components as:



Brewer's yeast

brewer's yeast



Acne prevention

If you have already dealt with this problem or it is only "sneaking up", you need to prevent inflammation development. It is very important to follow a healthy diet in addition to proper skin care to prevent acne or to get rid of existing pimples. It is necessary to exclude fatty fish and meat varieties, smoked products, fried foods, and sweets, and not to drink carbonated drinks. Herbs, vegetables, nuts, dairy products and high-quality fish help cleanse the skin, strengthen immunity and improve the overall health. Eat healthy and be beautiful!