Let’s face it; we all have something that we could do without when we stare at our reflections in the mirror. We can’t help comparing ourselves to the airbrushed, glowing images of perfection that populate billboards and commercials everywhere we look. The trouble with self-image is that it doesn’t adapt to time very well. Thus, when we look in the mirror we expect to see the pretty 19 year old we’d like to remember ourselves as rather than the older, wiser and equally beautiful but slightly more shelf worn version of you. It’s a perfectly natural phenomenon, and while we all want to look gorgeous whatever our ages; often our lifestyles and the harsh realities of the ultra-hectic 21st century aren’t always conducive to looking our best.
We shouldn’t be struggling with our skin at our age, should we? The truth is though, it is becoming more and more common for women to struggle with things like acne, and it can be quite a confidence bashing thing to go through. Many situations can cause us to struggle with adult acne and spots on our skin. It might be that you have a stressful lifestyle or tend to play as hard as you work. So a good look at your lifestyle might help you on the way to improving the situation in some way. However, don’t despair, as it is so common there are some great ways to try and prevent the issue from getting worse, and hopefully help you to get over this skin issue for good.
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Olay. The opinions and text are all mine.
It can be difficult to find a product that matches my skin concerns sometimes… When I’m not dealing with my t-zone being too oily under my makeup, I’m having problems with dark spots and rough areas on my face. Over the past 28 days, I’ve been using products from the Olay Luminous line to help with these noticeable skin concerns as part of the #Olay28Day challenge.
- Having problems with dark spots, acne marks uneven skin tone and trying to lighten, eliminate or restore your face to a more glowing facial complexion. This may be due to excess secretion of melanin on the surface of the skin that can be caused by the severe exposure of sunlight to dark spots which eliminates growth as the melanin decreases and in turn, leads to the darkening of the skin or various reasons which includes zits, acne, blemishes and blackheads. Some other factors that can lead to this condition are overexposure to the sun, hormone imbalance, pregnancy, some forms of medication, vitamin deficiencies, lack of sleep and stress. Often time’s people turn to treatments such as acid peels and laser surgeries, but there are also natural homemade remedies that can also be used to reduce the appearances of dark spots and blemishes on the face. Here are some natural homemade remedies that you can make use of: