So, I asked skin care wizard and insider favorite Ildi Pekar on what causes spontaneous breakouts and she shared the advice she gives to her high profile clients (I promised not to namedrop).
If you're sick of waking up to a zit, get the skinny on how to stop it in its zitty tracks, straight ahead!
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"When you're dealing with hormonal breakouts, you'll probably see it on your chin and cheeks. I recommend evening primrose oil capsules. Primrose oil contains Omega6, an essential fatty acid that helps regulate hormones. Some medical conditions may interfere with taking primrose oil, so always consult with your physician first."
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"And, if you are breaking out on the side you sleep on, make sure you wash your linens and pillow covers as frequently as possible. Also double check to make sure you're not allergic to any chemicals in your laundry detergent."
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And, if you tend to get tiny red pimples on your chest and back, "they may be heat rashes caused by hot weather or exercise. Drink plenty of water or aloe vera juice."
"Stress can also cause you to break out everywhere, so you can try taking B-Complex vitamins to take the edge off.”
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