November 12, 2017

Teen acne: causes, skincare tips, nutrition & lifestyle beauty tips

Welcome to Skin Tips Saturday Live!

A question from a teen about acne

Tune in today to find out about:

  • What is the cause of teenage acne
  • What is the best thing to use for teenage acne
  • Acne treatments for teens
  • Nutritional and lifestyle tips to manage and prevent acne

Teen acne: causes, skincare tips, nutrition & lifestyle beauty tips

Teen acne causes:

  • Hormones
  • Stress
  • Diet (glucose, lactose, gluten, protein, acid-forming foods, inflammatory foods)
  • Lifestyle (lack of sleep, lack of exercise, lack of recreational activities, fast-paced lifestyle)

Skincare tips: What is the best thing to use for teenage acne

  • Gentle cleansing
  • Spot treatments with salicylic acid at night
  • Anti-inflammatory moisturiser during day
  • Sunscreen
  • Gentle exfoliation once a week
  • Acne mask 2-3 times a week

Best acne treatments for teens

  • Deep cleansing facials
  • Anti-inflammatory facials
  • LED phototherapy (blue wavelength of 405-420 nm to kill the Propionibacterium acnes or P. acnes bacteria in skin
  • Red light:  (633 nm)  penetrates deeper into the skin, reduces inflammation.
  • AHA/BHA peels

Wellness tips:

  • Detoxify in the morning with hot lemon water
  • During  green smoothies
  • Keep a food diary to identify triggers
  • Keep mood diary to identify triggers
  • Exercise
  • Recreation
  • Meditation

I hope you found this interesting and informative. If you have any comments or your own experience about (topic), share your thoughts in the comments below. For more beauty, skin care tips and advice visit my blog and if you would like to learn more about the skin and skin care, join my facebook group:

Thank you again for joining me, be sure to tune in each week to discover the latest beauty news and trends and to learn how to better look after your skin. So until next time, have a fabulous week!

Jana Elston x

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