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Strategies for Fighting Acne at Our Apartments Near The Villages

Almost everyone has had to deal with the effects of acne at some point in life. Whether you’ve recently been experiencing problems with breakouts or are just looking to help prevent them in the future, there are fortunately a number of strategies that you can employ to fight acne. Even better, these helpful tips can usually be followed right from your PepperTree apartment home.

Here are a few helpful suggestions to help you fight acne right from our apartments near The Villages:

  • Wash your face daily with a moisturizing soap or an acne wash. Washing your face once in the morning and once before bed is often a safe bet, as these soaps will clean your pores and prevent the buildup of more grease and dirt. However, take care to use soaps designed as face washes, as many standard soaps are abrasive and can strip away your skin’s natural moisture. This, in turn, could irritate your skin and expose your pores, which may actually make your acne worse, not better.

  • Use exfoliating products to help fight acne by removing the dead outer layer of your skin, clearing the way for fresh skin cells to take their place and reducing the likelihood of clogged pores.

  • Wash your hands often, and try to avoid touching your face unless they have been recently washed. Your hands are constantly in contact with bacteria, and transferring them to your face increases the chances of new breakouts.

  • Try to minimize the source of stress in your life. While this is easier said than done, excess cortisol (a hormone your body produces when under stress) has been shown to increase the amount of oil your skin produces, which can trigger blocked pores to become acne.

By taking these tips to heart and incorporating them into your hygiene routine, you’ll hopefully be well on your way to clearer, healthier skin. If your acne does not improve, then see a dermatologist before attempting any more serious or alternative treatments.

At PepperTree Apartment Homes, we care about the wellbeing of all our residents. For more information about our lovely apartment community, contact our leasing office today to schedule a personalized tour.