November 22, 2023Republic Lifestyle Desk

Dehydration to long hot shower: Unhealthy habits that can trigger acne during winter

When the skin is dehydrated, it becomes dry and dull and can cause acne and clogged pores.

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The presence of heaters in the room lessens the moisture in the air. This makes the skin prone to dryness, producing excess oil, and leading to acne and inflammation.

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Hot showers make the skin drier and lead to the overproduction of sebum.

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Foods with low nutritional profile, and high glycemic index can increase change in sebum production, causing inflammation and acne.

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Winter means a layer of clothes to protect yourself from cold temperatures. However, one must also be aware that it can trap sweat and excess oil causing bacterial infections.

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