They say “No effort betrays the result…”

However, what would happen if after all the efforts that you have done to treat your skin hoping for healthy, bright, and smooth actually give you the opposite result. Dull skin and pimples keep popping up. It can be really heart-breaking, especially with acne scars and blemishes. They can also impact our self-confidence. So, the first thing you should know about how to deal with acne-prone skin is to listen to the following factors that trigger acne itself.


1. Hormonal Imbalance

In women, generally acne will appear more before or during menstruation. However, this acne can also continue to appear due to imbalanced levels of estrogen and progesterone hormones in our body. Usually, it occurs due to several things such as an unhealthy lifestyle, rarely exercising, eating too many high-calorie foods, consuming fatty foods, excess stress, and lack of sleep. Unfortunately, this condition is often ignored and not immediately corrected so that in the end only triggering more acne to your skin.


2. Using Skincare That Doesn't Suit Your Skin Type

The wide variety of skincare products sometimes makes us excited to try all of them, even though not all are necessary and suitable for your current skin conditions. If you experience itching, burning sensation, and acne breakouts when you try one of the products for the first time, it's a sign that the product is not suitable for your skin. If you have this, stop using the product immediately. Because instead of making the skin look healthy and glowing, the product can actually worsen your acne.

So, it's super important ULTIMA II CHR Essentials Rescue Stick. This acne first aid contains effective anti-acne and anti-inflammatory formulas such as:

  • Encapsulated Salicylic Acid as an anti-bacterial agent that promotes exfoliation.
  • Willow Bark Extract to treat acne and reduce inflammation in acne.
  • Witch Hazel Extract to soothe irritated skin and restore it while shrinking pores.
  • Soluble Collagen to moisturize, replenish, and strengthen skin.
  • Sodium Hyaluronate as a Hyaluronic Acid derivative that is more stable and able to penetrate deeper layers of the skin. Ultra-hydrates,  strengthens the skin barrier, increases resilience, refines texture, and helps reduce signs of aging.
  • Vitamin E as a powerful antioxidant to fight free radical damage, retain skin moisture, and reduce inflammation.


3. Unsuitable Makeup Products

As with skincare products, using makeup that doesn't suit your skin condition can also trigger acne. Signs that you don't match your makeup usually include excessive redness, itching, and burning sensation. If this happens, stop using it immediately.


4. Washing Your Face Too Often

For some people, a dirty and oily face is often considered the cause of acne. So it feels normal to clean their faces more often in one day. However, did you know that cleanse your face too often can actually strip your good natural oils and trigger excessive oil?

Therefore, you should clean your face a maximum of twice a day using warm or clean water with a face cleanser that suits your skin condition. To answer this problem, you can choose a cleanser from ULTIMA II such CHR Essentials Purifying Cleansing Gel. Best cleanser for acne-prone skin with a unique gel texture to clean dead skin cells and balance sebum production for healthy and acne-free skin.


5. Picking Your Pimples

When pimples appear, please avoid picking on them. The reason is, this habit can actually make the blockage in the skin pores go deeper and make the acne recovery process take longer, especially if you touch it using your hands in dirty conditions. Not only triggering the emergence of new acne, but it can also leave acne scars that are red, blackened, and even deep scars.


So, from the above habits, which one do you do most often? Let's slowly start changing these habits and try to visualize your skin goals as your alarm every time you want to start repeating them again.

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