You ever wonder how your face seems to be baptized with pimples, acne, blackheads and so on.
Well, look no further. Our lifestyles and habits are major contributors to this facial menace.
Firstly, what is the underlying principle behind the appearance of pimples/acne/blackheads?
The skin has sebaceous glands which secrete oil to lubricate and moisturize the skin. This is a normal process in the body. But when the skin especially the face is dry, these glands secrete more than enough oils to combat this dryness thereby in most cases creating what is known as a shiny skin. The excess oils in turn clog the pores in the face causing irritation to the face. The body reacts to this irritation by forcing the irritants out by pushing them to the surface of the skin leading to what is known as pimples. Bursting the pimples causes them to dry out leaving scars…
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