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Pimples are the worst. But did you know that pimples can give you a lot of insight as to what’s going on in your body? It can indicate underlying health problems that can’t be resolved by pure skin care alone. To know more about these, below are the most common causes for pimples on various locations throughout your face. 

  • Pimples on the forehead

Aside from stress, pimples on forehead is actually a symptom of poor digestion and stress. To avoid this, you need to flush out those toxins and improve your digestion. Drink lots of water and make sure that you have time to de-stress.

  • Pimples on the cheeks

Pimples on the cheeks are not only caused by using your mobile phones everyday. It can also be linked to the respiratory system.If you’re frequently out, always make sure to cleanse your face to remove accumulated dirt on the pores.

  • Pimples on the T-zone

T-zone or the area between the brows down to the nose and chin is also known as ‘the danger triangle of the face.’ Acne breakouts in this area are often associated with gastrointestinal imbalances or food allergens. We know you love cheese and steak, but experts recommend to reduce the consumption of dairy, red meat, and fast food in order to improve T-zone complexion.

  • Pimples on the chin

Hormonal imbalance is one of the major causes of acne formation on the chin. Setting a regular sleeping schedule and a healthy diet can help reduce breakouts in this area. But since hormonal imbalances are tougher to address, visiting a dermatologist is recommended.

  • Pimples on the nose

Pimples on the nose can be really bothering, we feel you. Our nose is connected to our circulatory system, so a breakout here could mean a blood pressure issue. Cutting back on alcohol and coffee can help you avoid this. You can also try yoga for stress reduction and make sure you’re eating healthy.

To know more about other skin conditions and for those who need their satisfying fix of pimple popping, tune in to the premiere of Dr. Pimple Popper on TLC this Monday November 5 at 8:05 PM. The show will feature the viral sensation Dr. Sandra Lee (AKA Dr. Pimple Popper), treating patients with extreme skin conditions and how it affected their lifestyle and confidence.

Illustration by Madel Crudo

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