Saturday, December 20, 2014

How To Be Stress-free and Acne-free During the Christmas Season

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Stress has always been known as one of the many reasons why we often encounter problems with our health and physical conditions. We would feel more problematic when we are suffering from too much stress causing our bodies to react unfavorably. Thus, a lot of negative effects would be very visible including acne problems.

Nobody would argue that one of the most stressful time of the year is the Christmas season. It’s the time of year when we usually experience a lot of good stress like the excitement brought about by Christmas shopping and family reunions. But we can also experience bad stress such as Christmas rush traffic and year-end business activities. Regardless if good or bad, stress may aggravate acne.

The increased levels of stress stimulate the body's production of various hormones and trigger different changes in the skin. Sometimes it causes the skin oils to become more viscous making you more acne prone. Stress also reduces your body’s natural immune defense and your skin doesn’t fight off bacteria build-up as well. When these happen, we become more prone to breakouts.

Acne begins when oil collects at the base of the hair follicle and becomes trapped by dead skin cells. Bacteria flourish, form a plug and swell beneath the skin. Stress can make acne worse, causing more anxiety, and creating a vicious cycle.

But do we really know how we can be stress-free?

Here are some tips on how to be stress-free last Christmas season:

1. Make an advance calendar list of all activities for the whole month. This will ensure that we won't miss out on our meetings, appointments or events since they are already planned for the whole month.
2. Always keep a fixed percentage of our income saved. Having reserved funding will help us a lot especially in cases of financial emergencies.
3. Store enough basic grocery items in the house and replenish them regularly when used. We avoid last-minute rushing into supermarkets and groceries if we keep basic commodities on stock.
4. Avoid buying unnecessary items by keeping our expenses within our budget. Never rely on credit card purchases if we won't be able to pay for it using our regular salary.
5. Always appreciate and enjoy even the little things in life. There is joy in everything around us.
6. Never expect too much out of all our efforts so regrets would not be too much damaging.
7. Regularly reward and give in to sudden desires to pamper ourselves. We deserve a break to eat our favorite ice cream or travel to a preferred destination.
8. Always find time to reflect and meditate on our previous accomplishments. Looking back to yesterday's successes is rejuvenating.
9. Indulge on the healthier options in life like regular exercise, a well-balanced meal, quality bonding with family or colleagues, and a favorite hobby.
10. Lastly, overcome stress by regularly using Proactiv to stay acne-free.

Use Proactiv Solution Combination Therapy to prevent acne before they begin. Proactiv’s Combination Therapy treats acne and prevents future breakouts. Proactiv Combination Therapy System is a 3-Step System, that work together to cleanse your skin, fight the blemishes, help stop new one from forming, and gently heal damaged skin.

Step 1: Renewing Cleanser

This medicated Renewing Cleanser is made with exclusive micro-crystal benzoyl peroxide – featuring smaller, finer particles designed to quickly penetrate pores to start killing acne-causing bacteria on contact. Tiny exfoliating beads gently remove dirt, excess oil and dead skin cells to help keep pores from clogging.

Step 2: Revitalizing Toner

This refreshing, alcohol-free toner helps remove impurities and excess oil so your skin looks and feels clean, soft and refreshed – not tight and dried out. Soothing botanical agents gently balance your skin tone.

Step 3: Repairing Treatment

The repairing acne treatment is a feather-light medicated treatment that gets deep into clogged pores faster but is designed to be gentler on the skin. It’s an oil-free formula that’s safe for your entire face.

Bonus: Refining Mask

Our rich, deep cleansing mask uses sulfur, a proven acne blemish-fighting ingredient that reaches deep into the pores, heals existing blemishes, pampers inflamed skin, and softens and refines the skin’stexture.

Ongoing PROACTIV Promotion:

The Proactiv 60-Day Limited Edition Pack with FREE Proactiv Advanced Daily Oil Control 50ml is available at Watsons and SM Department stores (Beauty Section) nationwide.

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