Stress pimples : what solutions to eliminate them ?
Written by: Loris Vitry (coach and Yoga teacher)
Validated by: Cathy Maillot (Osteopath)
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- 1 Stress and acne
- 2 Reduce stress
- 3 Treat acne directly
- 4 Products to treat pimples
Stress can have many consequences on our body and mind.
If stress can lower self-esteem, the impact on the body can be more severe.
Stress weakens the immune system and acne pimples can appear on your body.
How to treat these pimples and acne ?
We talk about it in this article.
Stress and acne
Stress creates immune responses that may be visible on your skin.
When it has peaked or is repetitive, stress can cause acne and pimples.
It can change the natural composition of certain physiological fluids in the human body.
So people who experience stress are likely to get acne and other skin problems.
In addition, if acne is not treated quickly, it can lead to much more serious disorders such as tension and digestive problems.
So what are the solutions for treating acne and stress pimples ?
This is the most obvious solution for treating stress pimples and acne.
Since it is stress that creates these pimples, we must make the effort to reduce it.
There are several techniques to do this.
But the most simple and effective techniques to use are unfortunately the most neglected.
To improve the ecosystem of your skin, you can do relaxation exercises.
To do this, meditation, yoga and sophrology can be practiced.
They are effective and do not require much effort.
To reduce stress, you can also take a bath or have a massage.
In addition, sport is a natural stress reliever.
You don’t need to do intensive sports.
But cycling and running are more than enough.
A simple walk can also do the trick.
After all these exercises, it is also advisable to get enough sleep.
In general, you have to adopt a lifestyle that will allow you to breathe.
The stress will decrease and your skin will be healthy.
Treat acne directly
Stress can lead to acne.
Conversely, acne can also be a cause of stress.
So it’s a vicious circle that needs to be addressed.
If you feel that you are not often stressed, but that acne is present on your skin, your first reflex should be to go to a dermatologist.
The dermatologist will help you quickly find the ideal treatment for your case.
By eliminating your acne with adequate treatment, you reduce your anxiety and, in turn, your stress.
It will help you regain healthy skin
Alternatively, you can follow practical treatments such as homeopathy and acupuncture.
Products to treat pimples
Certain natural products make it possible to effectively treat these stress pimples.
Here are some recipes that will benefit you.
Tea tree essential oil
The tea tree has an Australian origin.
It has antibacterial and antiseptic functions that can eliminate acne.
Tea Tree essential oil has the ability to quickly dry out acne pimples.
To apply it, use a cotton swab moistened with this oil.
Do this once or twice a day for several days.
The essential oil of Tea Tree is however not recommended for pregnant women.
Lavender essential oil
Very effective in treating and healing wounds, lavender oil is also an important anti-inflammatory.
After cleaning your skin with a cotton swab, you can then apply the essential oil to the pimples and acne.
Pregnant women and children should seek the advice of a doctor before applying it.
An infusion of desmodium
Desmodium is a plant native to Africa.
It cleanses the liver and treats the rashes that appear on the skin.
Thus, acne can be eradicated with desmodium.
In addition, if you drink a desmodium infusion on a regular basis, your hormonal system will be regulated and your metabolism will be improved.
There are no contraindications for this treatment.
The clay poultice
Clay is a powerful absorbent.
It also has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and revitalizing properties.
In general, by making the clay poultice regularly, the pimples dry up.
It’s a good way to get rid of acne on the skin.
The poultice must last at least 10 minutes.
The colloidal agent in spray
This solution works wonders.
It has therapeutic properties, kills small fungi and bacteria on the skin.
It is also a powerful antiseptic.
The colloidal agent effectively treats stress pimples and redness.
It also soothes irritations and makes the skin clear.
There is no contraindication.
A burdock decoction
To detoxify the skin, a burdock decoction is an effective remedy.
Against pimples, burdock has impressive results.
It is a plant that is mainly preventive.
Indeed, a burdock decoction fights against infections and intoxications of the skin.
If you have urinary stones, you should avoid drinking them.
It is also a drink that pregnant women should not consume.
Aloe Vera gel
Aloe Vera is a sought-after plant for its many virtues.
Particularly for the skin, Aloe Vera pulp acts as an anti-inflammatory.
At the same time, it has healing properties.
For a quick result, you should apply it every day on the parts of your body where the pimples appear.
It is a gel that can be used by everyone.
There are therefore no contraindications.
Lavender floral water
Like lavender essential oil, lavender floral water has the same properties.
It is an antifungal, an antibacterial and an excellent anti-inflammatory.
You must apply this floral water after removing your makeup.
There is no contraindication.
Natural makeup remover
If you are used to chemical makeup removers, it may be time to switch to natural makeup removers.
The natural makeup remover, in addition to its function, also helps to cleanse the skin.
You can concoct your make-up remover yourself.
Just mix a tablespoon of lime water and an equivalent amount of natural sesame oil.
This mixture is very beneficial for your skin and can make acne go away.
In summary, acne and stress are two very related disorders.
One sneaks at the other.
When one appears, treatment methods should include prevention of the other.