Location of Your Acne Spots May Give Away the Cause

Are you always breaking out in the same places? Sometimes the location of acne spots can give you a hint of the underlying cause. By analyzing where you breakout and what may be causing the acne you may be able to prevent future breakouts. It is important to note the causes in this article are general guidelines and may not apply to everyone.

Forehead Acne

  • Digestive problems
  • Small intestine issues
  • Liver issues
  • Irregular sleep schedule
  • Stress
  • Bad tempers
  • Too many sugary foods
  • Toxin buildup
  • Hair products
  • Bangs
  • Wearing dirty caps/hats

Solutions: Go to bed early, drink plenty of water, drink less soda, light exercise, relaxation techniques, reduce refined sugar in your diet, check shampoos and hair products if they are skin irritating

Temples

  • Poor Lymphatic circulation
  • Diet too high in fat
  • Gallbladder issues
  • Too much processed food

Solutions: Eat less processed food, reduce the amount of unhealthy fat in your diet, eat cooling foods like melon, practice better hygiene

Between the eyebrows

  • Weak heart
  • Too much alcohol
  • Too much tobacco

Solutions: Get more sleep, avoid alcohol and smoking, eat lighter foods, avoid late night snacking

Nose

  • Poor diet
  • Constipation
  • Bloating
  • Gastrointestinal imbalance
  • Indigestion
  • Poor blood circulation if your skin on nose is peeling

Solutions: Eat less pungent foods, eat less meat, eat less salt, get more fresh air, exercise daily, massage the area around your nose for better circulation, get more vitamin B

Left Cheek

  • Liver
  • Overeating
  • Nutrition hard to absorb
  • Stress
  • Stomach problems
  • Dirty cell phones
  • Dirty pillow cases
  • Dirty makeup brushes
  • Blush

Solutions: Maintain a normal routine, eat cooling foods, don’t overeat, check laundry detergent for any irritating ingredients, change pillow case frequently, clean your cell phone

Right Cheek

  • Lungs
  • Allergies
  • Stress
  • Stomach problems
  • Too much sugar
  • Dirty cell phones
  • Dirty pillow cases
  • Dirty makeup brushes
  • Blush

Solutions: Avoid fast food and junk food, eat less sugar, check laundry detergent for any irritating ingredients, change pillow case frequently, clean your cell phone

Chin

  • Hormonal problems
  • Gynecological issues
  • Kidney imbalance
  • Resting hands on face
  • Toothpaste

Solutions: Reduce the habit of eating before bed, drink spearmint tea, massage your body for relaxation, get more rest, eat more fruit and vegetables

Many of the above solutions are positive lifestyle changes that may improve your overall internal health as well as your skin. As noted before these are only general suggestions and may not be the particular cause for your acne. Everyone’s skin is unique and different. Think about making small changes a day and monitoring your skin improvements. Also, talk to a dermatologist like Dr. Lawrence Jaeger to learn more about your particular skin and decide the best treatment possible.

Source: Skinacea