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eBook for the care of men's skin part 3: help against pimples, blackheads and dark circles

Unlike women, men only develop wrinkle problems later. But what unites us all: Many of us suffer from pimples and acne, blackheads and dark circles. Here are some great tips that really help!  

In our free e-book we explain to you clearly and comprehensively how healthy skin is related to your diet and care. You can download all information on skin health and effective tips for your everyday life here:  

Guide against dark circles

An important topic in this guide is the nasty skin problems that we all have to deal with. We tell you what you can do about pimples, blackheads and dark circles:  

What helps against blackheads and pimples: How to defeat visible blemishes  

Blemishes like blackheads, pimples and acne have a lot to do with your disposition and puberty. Nevertheless: You can positively influence how your face looks through your care program!  

But first:  

How do blackheads and pimples develop?  

Blackheads are caused by increased sebum production in the glands, which burst the skin pores. The sebum mixture oxidizes in the air and turns black. That is why we speak of blackheads as blackheads. However, it does not remain with the blackhead, because if it ignites, it becomes a bigger problem: a pimple.

The 3 essential steps against blackheads and pimples

Step # 1: Blackheads and inflammation can be prevented by cleansed skin

Clean pores mean fewer blackheads, less inflammation potential and therefore fewer pimples. Water alone is not enough for good personal hygiene because it only removes coarse dirt. To avoid inflammation pimples, you have to use a nourishing facial cleanser! His job: to remove bacteria, fats and dirt particles from the skin.

But you also use your diet and stress level to define how many blackheads and pimples you get. Therefore, you should avoid both fatty and sugary foods and take measures for a relaxed everyday life. Sport is perfect for this: It not only relaxes, but also cleanses the pores through sweat!

Step # 2: With simple home remedies for blackheads and pimples

The temptation is great, but: You shouldn't squeeze the middle and pimples! If you do this improperly, you will provoke further inflammation and increase the problem. If in doubt, cosmeticians will help you, who bring the right tools for this.

A mild (and simple) home remedy for blemishes is the facial steam bath: a bowl, chamomile, boiling water, towel, done. The steam opens the pores gently and excess sebum and dirt can escape. Duration of application: 15 to 20 minutes.

A possible alternative is the sodium paste: For this you stir sodium bicarbonate and distilled water in a ratio of 1: 1 and apply the paste to the affected areas. The baking soda removes dead skin cells as well as excess fats and dirt, which are responsible for the formation of blackheads.

Step # 3: rebuild the natural protective barrier

Step # 1 and Step # 2 have one thing in common: in addition to the impurities, they have also removed the natural protective film from your skin. To avoid future pimples, you want to rebuild them. For this you need a facial care that supports the Natural Moisturizing Factors. This means that it contains not only urea and hyaluron for moisturizing, but also important vitamins, trace elements and oils.

Extra tip: This way you avoid inflammation spots for pimples

In order not to let future pimples develop in the first place, you should make sure that you confront your skin with as few bacteria and dirt particles as possible. That means: don't touch your face as much as possible, especially not with unwashed hands. Also ask yourself when you last cleaned your pillow: This is where countless mites and their extracts hide if you don't wash them hot regularly. We recommend changing bed linen at least every six weeks.

Open your eyes: So you get rid of annoying dark circles  

Dark shadows under the eyes do not tell good stories: Those who have dark circles not only appear exhausted and tired, but also overwhelmed - and all of this at first glance. It is all the more important that you provide more clarity around your eye area!

How do dark circles appear?  

Dark circles are the result of poor circulation and lack of oxygen in the blood. The reasons for this are sometimes lack of fluids, malnutrition, drug consumption, environmental toxins, stress and lack of sleep. Allergies can also be to blame for dark circles.

The skin around the eyes is very sensitive, namely three times as thin as the rest of the skin on the face and six times as thin as the skin on the rest of the body. This is because it has a very thin subcutaneous fat tissue and no solid connective tissue. The vessels in this area are quite fine. If they are not well supplied with blood and the blood is also lacking oxygen, the area becomes darker because the oxygen-poor blood shimmers through the thin skin. The result: dark circles.

So skin care helps against dark circles  

You can get a quick remedy for dark circles with a face cream that contains urea: The care substance binds moisture in the skin around the eye area and thus helps against dark shadows. In addition, you should regularly use the classic among the care measures: The cooling cucumber slice for 20 minutes, with which you stimulate the blood circulation.

Fight dark circles with a healthy lifestyle

Sport is perfect for getting your circulation going and boosting your blood flow. Your body also needs rest periods to regenerate the tissue, so you should check your sleep times and allow yourself time out. Speaking of indulging: smoking, drugs, alcohol are definitely not one of them.  

But you can also treat dark areas around the eyes with the right nutrition:  

Under iron deficiency, dark circles appear more often. A healthy diet with plenty of vegetables, legumes, fish and low-fat meat helps. What should not be missing from the menu: sufficient liquid! You should take two to three liters. Ideally water and no sugary drinks.  

Get the ultimate skin care guide  

You can recognize unhealthy skin not only by pimples, blackheads and acne or dark circles: wrinkles and a pale complexion are also signs of aging and an unhealthy lifestyle.  

Do something about it: In our e-book we have collected all the important skin care tips for men so that you stay the radiant and young person you are.  

You can easily get the download link using the small form at the beginning of the article.

Have fun reading and staying young. #staysober


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