How to fight pimples and still look beautiful

How to fight pimples and still look beautiful
How to fight pimples and still look beautiful

Having pimples on your face can make you feel insecure at times, but know that you can still look beautiful even with it. Take steps to control your acne while enhancing other aspects of who you are. Remember that pimples won't stop you from looking beautiful, because beauty comes from within.


Part 1 of 3: Get rid of your acne pimples

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Step 1. Wash your face twice a day

Try washing your face using a mild cleanser in the morning and before going to bed. Do this also when you are sweating or when you are wearing a hat or helmet. Apply your cleanser to the face with your fingers. Using a sponge or washcloth could irritate the skin.

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Step 2. Use topical acne medications

Many over-the-counter drug products are effective in fighting acne. Look for products that contain benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, α-hydroxy acids, or sulfur. These compounds are found in gels, creams, exfoliators, toners and cleansers. If you don't know what to choose for your skin type, simply go for benzoyl peroxide. Try out different active ingredients to find the one that works best for your skin.

  • Get into the habit of applying your cream or gel right after washing your skin.
  • The desired effects do not happen overnight. You may have to wait 2-3 months before you see any changes.
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Step 3. Avoid certain cosmetics

Any products you use should be oil-free, water-based, and non-comedogenic. This will make them less likely to cause pimples to appear. Also watch out for hair sprays, hair gels, and other styling products. These products can clog pores as well. Try to keep your face away from these products when using them.

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Step 4. Wear sunscreen every day

The sun can seriously damage your skin. Plus, many acne medications can make your skin more sensitive to the sun. Use a broad spectrum sunscreen with a Sun Protection Factor (SPF) of at least 30. Many moisturizers already contain a sun protection factor. Just make sure that the cream you buy protects you from UVA and UVB rays. Apply your sunscreen after washing your face and apply any other topical acne medication.

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Step 5. Keep your hands away from the face

Think about everything you touch during the day. In fact, when you touch your face, you are spreading germs and bacteria on the skin. It can lead to acne breakouts.

Make sure everything that touches your face is clean. For example, if you wear glasses, be sure to regularly clean the frame and lens

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Step 6. See a dermatologist

You have tried all of the over-the-counter products and nothing worked. A dermatologist can assess your skin type and condition and make a plan to help treat your pimples. There are many options and medications for the treatment of acne today. You can keep your acne under control, prevent future rashes, and ease the healing process so you don't get dark spots.

  • Find a certified dermatologist. If you need help finding a dermatologist, visit the National Union of Dermatologists Venereologists (SNDV).
  • Talk to your doctor about the over-the-counter products you use and your current skin care.

Part 2 of 3: feel good about yourself

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Step 1. Talk to yourself in a positive way

We are often hard on ourselves. What you think about yourself is very important. Are you constantly criticizing your physique? Do you have a habit of saying negative things to yourself? Replacing your negative inner words with positive inner ones will give you more self-confidence. Start by filtering out the thoughts you have about yourself. When a negative thought occurs to you, replace it with a positive one.

  • Instead of saying "I have a bad head", say "I love myself the way I am" instead.
  • It takes a long time to practice to master the art of positive affirmations. You might not believe your positive thoughts at first, but eventually you will accept them as true.
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Step 2. Don't compare yourself to people

Just looking at other people can make you feel inferior. You may tell yourself that other girls are more attractive than you or have great skin. Remember this: you are only competing with yourself. You look at people from the outside, but you don't really know what their life is like. Focus on yourself and the wonderful qualities that you have. If you're trying to improve any aspect of your personality, track your progress and celebrate your victories, big and small.

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Step 3. Exercise regularly

Sport reduces stress, improves self-esteem and helps the brain release endorphins (hormones for happiness). Sport is also good for your skin. It also helps improve blood circulation and unclog pores due to sweat. Aim for 150 minutes of moderate exercise (brisk walking, swimming) per week or 75 minutes of vigorous exercise (running, aerobics) per week. Choose activities that you enjoy doing.

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Step 4. Don't define yourself by your looks

Your personality isn't just about your appearance. Basing your self-esteem on your appearance can give you a very bad impression of your physique. Think about all of your other qualities, accomplishments, and anything positive (friends, family, relationships, etc.) in your life. Focusing on these qualities and continuing to develop them will make you a more attractive person.

Sit down and make a list of the things you love the most about yourself. You might be surprised at how long this list can be. If there are things you don't like about yourself, find a way to fix it

Part 3 of 3: look your best

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Step 1. Showcase your best assets

Even if you have acne breakouts, you definitely have other attractive physical traits. For example, if you have beautiful eyes or beautiful hair, try to highlight them. Identify your best physical trait and highlight it. It will distract from your acne and make you feel beautiful and confident.

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Step 2. Apply makeup

By putting on makeup, you can easily hide your pimples. Before applying your makeup, wash your face, use a topical acne product, and moisturize your face. Use a liquid foundation that matches your skin color first and apply just a small amount. Once the foundation has dried, apply concealer. Finally, use a matte powder to set the foundation and concealer.

  • Choose products that are unlikely to cause pimples to appear. To make it easier, look for the following terms on cosmetic packaging: “non-greasy”, “non-comedogenic”, “non-acneogenic”, “hypoallergenic”, “non-irritant” and “oil-free”.
  • Mineral-based cosmetics can help prevent redness and oiling of the skin. These products contain ingredients like silica, titanium dioxide and zinc oxide.
  • Beauty products that contain dimethicone can also help prevent redness.
  • Never try to pop a pimple and then apply makeup.
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Step 3. Wear comfortable clothes

What you wear affects your self-confidence and affects how others think about you. Choose clothes that fit you perfectly and make you feel beautiful. It will reflect your self-confidence. If you have an acne breakout and don't feel good about yourself, try dressing a little more. This will help you feel better about yourself.

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Step 4. Smile more often

It is easy to smile and it can make you feel beautiful without difficulty. When you smile, you instantly become more attractive in the eyes of others. A smile can also change your self-esteem. A simple smile can help improve your mood, relieve stress, boost the immune system, and release endorphins.

Your smile is contagious and can make other people happy


  • High levels of stress can sometimes be the cause of rashes. Stay calm and relaxed.
  • Use mild cleansers. Products like Clearasil® can be very irritating to sensitive skin.
  • Always have confidence in yourself.
  • If you start to lose confidence in yourself because of an acne breakout, don't focus on your flaws.
  • What you think about your appearance can take a toll on your self-esteem and on your physique. Start putting your best foot forward to feel good about yourself.
  • Do not use oil-based products. Try to go for oil-free cleaners.
  • Try not to pop a pimple. This can leave a big red mark that will take longer to heal. Usually, pimples go away faster when left untouched.

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