Happy Beauty Monday to all of my lovely readers! As I’ve gotten older my love for makeup has really grown and so has my love for skin care. Even if the Lord has blessed you with good skin, breakouts are still inevitable. I’m sure all of us have tried numerous products and techniques to help us get rid of our blemishes and acne. Spot treatments have become very popular because they are made with a concentrated ingredient that directly combats a specific issue. Who wouldn’t want to try this? Keep reading for all the deets.
everything you need to know about spot treatments
Julie Clark, founder of Province Apothecary, is giving us the tea on spot treatment basics.
For starters, it is very important to identify the stressors that are giving your skin problems in the first place. Lack of sleep, hormonal changes, lack of hydration, not washing your pillow case, alcohol, sugar, and smoking could be contributing to your skin woes.
According to Julie Clark, each section of your face corresponds to different body parts, but it can sometimes be more confusing when you isolate and focus on this.
I like to think of it like this: if you are breaking out, your body is telling you: you are out of balance and showing signs of inflammation and that you need to slow down and take better care of yourself.
This is where spot treatments come into play. Although it should never replace your cleanser, adding it to your skin care routine means you can cut the time it takes to get rid of a blemish in half. Spot treatments are suitable for all skin types.
Once you’ve picked the right spot treatment for you, remember that a little goes a long way. Shake before using and place just one drop on the blemish. Give it 2 -5 mins to absorb and repeat 3-4 times a day.
Julie Clark also says, it’s most noticeable in the morning, after a good night’s sleep and applying the spot treatment before bed. Another secret is to never pick your face. If you pick you will scar and everything will take 3 times as long to heal.
At the end of the day, no two blemishes are the same, so choose wisely and remember to always take good care of your skin.
Have you ever tried any spot treatments? Let me know in the comments.