Let’s face it, adulthood can be stressful. Although stress does not directly cause acne, research has uncovered that acne breakouts are more common when a person is stressed out or anxious.
It seems impossible to eliminate stress from our daily lives, so what can you do about your stress-induced acne? Well, you can buy expensive drug store creams and go to the dermatologist to get costly prescriptions for over-the-counter pills, but this seems far-fetched for those of us who are trying to survive on a budget.
So, here are some home remedies that you can try with things you can find around the house!
1. Baking Soda Exfoliation
- Mix together 2 tbsp. of baking soda with 1 tbsp. of water until it forms a thick liquid.
- Smooth mixture over clean face and let it sit for 5-10 minutes.
- This is a natural exfoliate that helps to calm acne and oily skin.
2. Oatmeal Mask
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Hollywood’s love affair with Lupita Nyong’o won’t be ending anytime soon, and for good reason.
After nabbing her very first Oscar for her breakout role in 12 Years a Slave just last month, Lupita has already snagged herself another big gig as the face of Lancôme. It was only a matter of time until a beauty brand scooped her up–she’s the epitome of beautiful inside and out. From her flawless ebony skin to the way she glides down red carpets with sheer grace, our favorite leading lady is perfect for her new role.
“I am truly honored to join the Maison Lancôme, a brand with such a prestigious history that I have always loved. I am particularly proud to represent its unique vision for women and the idea that beauty should not be dictated, but should instead be an expression of a woman’s freedom to be herself,” Nyong’o said in a statement…
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