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Here's What Triggers Acne In Summers And How You Can Treat Them

If you live in a city that faces humidity all year round, there are chances that your skin will be an easy target for summer acne, rashes, marks and the like. Certain problems, especially the occurrence of acne in summer, are not restricted to puberty. They can happen anywhere, anytime. If you’re someone who struggles with summer pimples on a routine basis, this one’s for you. We’re here to share with you why acne is so common during the summers and what you can do for your skin to give it the best health and keep it protected from skin woes, through some useful summer acne home remedies.

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Why Does Acne Increase In The Summer?

Summers are here, which means our bodies are exposed to direct sunlight at all times. The sun mixed with extra humidity and moisture in the air leads to profuse sweating throughout the body. This makes the skin oilier and greasier than normal, as the skin becomes a breeding ground for dust, bacteria and all kinds of dirt. This dirt penetrates deep into the skin, and fills up our pores, resulting in summer pimples, blackheads, whiteheads and so on. Even though you can get pimples at any time of your life, pimples in summer are very common and easy to arise due to the environmental and weather conditions.Summer heat can cause various other skin problems too, head over to our blog on summer skincare problems to learn more about them.

Skincare Tips For Acne In Summer

Be it pimples on arms in summer or summer pimples on body, they’re everywhere, and we can’t wait to get rid of them! However, we need to make sure that we’re doing it the right way, without subjecting our skin to too much harm. If you’re facing summer pimples on face, removal tips and home remedies are just one step away. Here are a few quick tips that you can follow-

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  • Cleanse Correctly-  Whether you’re curious about summer pimples on face, removal tips or hacks, the search results boil down to one primary thing - keep both your face and body clean and healthy to remove the dirt, which attracts acne and other skin concerns. While cleansing your face regularly will help  you remove acne, don’t wash it more than twice a day, as this can also lead to overwashing and drying out of the skin, and induce acne. If you have been working out and sweating the whole day, it’s best to immediately take a bath and avoid acne on the body.

    In fact, all the home remedies for pimples on the face in summer also suggest washing your face with a gentle and natural cleanser first. The Coco Soul Revitalizing Face Wash is enriched with the herbal extracts of virgin king coconut oil, neem and gotukola, which is great for all skin types, and leaves your skin feeling relaxed and nourished. Follow this up with a body cleanse using the Coco Soul Shower Gel. This deeply hydrates and moisturises the body, giving life to dull and dry skin.
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  • Wash Your Hair Regularly- Believe it or not, you can get acne on your forehead as well, and to prevent that from happening, you need to make sure that your hair is clean and dirt-free. So if you have summer pimples on face, removal tips and techniques can be easily found! Do this by keeping your hair healthy and germ-free by washing your hair regularly. To get better results, nourish your hair with the goodness of coconut oil. One of the best ways to do that is to use the Coco Soul Hair Care Combo. A 100% natural and vegan product, this combo contains ayurvedic ingredients like keekirindiya, godapara and virgin king coconut oil, which intensely moisturise and nourish your scalp, preventing any dandruff from falling onto your forehead, and keeping your from acne.
  • Go Light And Easy- Instead of searching for summer acne home remedies, you can make things easy for yourself by opting for light and hydrating moisturisers and lotions. Non-comedogenic alternatives don’t clog your pores and also leave your skin hydrated. If you’re looking for one such lotion recommendation, which is also natural and chemical-free in nature, you should get your hands on the Coco Soul Body Lotion from Coco Soul's skin care range. It contains ayurvedic properties, along with a silky and non-greasy consistency, which leaves your skin moisturised all through the day.Now that you know how to get rid of acne in summer, you must also check out our blog on how to prevent tanning in summer.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  1. Is summer acne a thing?

    Are acne worse in summer? Certainly. Acne usually forms when your skin is dirty and oily, which clogs all the pores on your skin. This makes it an easy breeding ground for all kinds of pimples, blackheads and other skin concerns. Along with constant sweating, this just causes the acne to increase.

  2. How do I control acne in the summer?

    Since we usually start getting acne in the summers due to the excess amount of heat, sweating and bacteria in the environment, you can control the acne by keeping your skin clean and healthy at all times. Remember to wash your face, at least twice a day, to effectively remove any dirt or germs that are trying to make their way into your pores. Use a natural face wash for better results.

  3. Does acne improve in the summer?

    Sunlight is a natural source of Vitamin D, and hence a moderate amount of sun exposure can be good for the skin and the overall health of the body. However, there is no clear evidence that suggests that this actually improves acne or makes it better. On the contrary, when your skin starts sweating too much, it invites dirt and germs which clog your skin and result in an increased amount of acne.

    Summers are just around the corner and we want to make sure that we’re subjecting our skin to the best health so that it's well prepared for this season in advance. Choose your products carefully and wisely, and above all, make sure you go natural and use ingredients that suit your skin the best. Stay healthy, stay organic.

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