If you have acne prone skin, then you want to know about every advantage that you could have in the fight to reduce and even get rid of acne breakouts and unwanted blemishes. While there are dozens and dozens of everyday skin care and Inclusive Health™ tips, the acne team at Murad recently came up with two more tips that aren’t covered as frequently.
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Anything that touches your face can result in causing Acne Mechanica, which is the technical and scientific name for acne caused by things that come in contact with your skin. For example, people who get back acne breakouts frequently can reduce their breakouts by being more careful about the fabrics that they wear or even by being careful about using backpacks. If you wear glasses to improve your vision or sunglasses to reduce glare (and also to protect your eyes and the skin around them from UV damage and future wrinkles) then those glasses are touching your skin constantly. Even more importantly, the center of your glasses is touching your skin right in the middle of the oily and often breakout-prone T-Zone (the area of your face that forms a “T” and is made up of your forehead, nose, upper lip and chin). The more that oil and debris build up on your glasses the more that they are transferred to your skin. That clogs pores and causes blemishes. Make sure to wipe off your glasses or sunglasses regularly to avoid transferring pore-clogging elements directly to your skin.
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