Bridal Bootcamp: Practice These Acne-Fighting Tips Way Wedding Season Approaches
Wedding season is mere months away. Whether it's you, your bestie or your sister getting married, looking amazing is the only option. One thing you don't want to happen before a big event is an acne breakout. Here are 5 tips to make sure your skin stays as clear and pimple-free as possible all throughout wedding season. Regardless if you breakout all the time or just get the occasional zit, your complexion will surely benefit from reading this.
The Top 5 Tips on Staying Clear for Wedding Season
1. Start acne treatment immediately
Acne regimens and treatments do not work overnight. It can take up to 8 weeks to see results from some treatments. If you want to look great for summer weddings, start your treatments now. Partnering with a board-certified dermatologist or a licensed skincare professional to clear your skin is the best line of defense. Book your appointment now!
2. Practice de-stressing
Planning a wedding
can be stressful. Use this time to become familiar with some stress reducing techniques, such as yoga or breathing exercises. Stress can lead to an influx of hormones, which can sometimes contribute to acne.
3. Book a series of medical facials
Facials performed by a medical esthetician will help unclog pores and clear the skin. Medical estheticians will also safely extract any active acne lesions from the skin.
4. Don't pick your skin!
We know how tempting it is to pick and squeeze your acne lesions. But don't! Use spot treatments or and get medical extractions
. Anything to keep those wandering fingers off your face.
5. Get over your needle phobia
When cystic pimples pop up out of nowhere, as they always do, it's time to head to the derm for a cortisone injection
, which will safely flatten out your pimple in 24 hours. As we all know, zits pop up when we want them least, so do a practice run before your wedding and go in for a cortisone shot the next time you feel a bump about to crop up.