Acne usually clears up in the summer, so teenagers often become more careless about skin care. You should not allow it, because already at the beginning of autumn, the condition will worsen. It is good to continue to clean the skin. Steam baths with rosemary, chamomile or mint have a preventive effect. They help to more easily remove comedones, which can cause acne, advises the specialist.
It is advisable to follow a diet. With acne that subsides and then reappears, we need to look at our plate. Maybe that's where the problem is that prevents complete healing. Dairy products and products with a high glycemic index should be avoided. The list includes white bread, French fries, pasta, white rice, watermelon.
Studies prove that foods with a low glycemic index have a beneficial effect on problem skin. Among them are many vegetables - broccoli, mushrooms, green peppers, cabbage, onions, tomatoes, lettuce, eggplants, garlic, as well as whole grain products, legumes and tender meat without fats.
Some data suggests that omega-6 fatty acids are also to blame for making acne worse. Their food sources are sunflower oil, peanut butter, egg yolk, chicken meat.