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bao laboratory serums are best for treating breakouts and oily skin

Skin Issue Series #2 – Breakouts

What causes breakouts?

  • Face covers

Humidity, sweat, oils trapped under the mask and other face covers create the perfect environment for bacteria growth. Also, cause skin dehydration, and weaken the skin barrier.  

  • Hair products

Lots of hair products contain ingredients that are not friendly to acne-prone skin. If you have concerns about forehead, scalp, chest, and back acne, you might need to check out your ingredient list. Ingredients such as almond oil, avocado oil, natural butter, silicones, sodium lauryl sulfate, ammonium lauryl sulfate may cause acne.  

  • Stress

Stress hormones could lower the immune system, weaken the skin barrier, indirectly causes breakouts. Manage stress is very important for both mental and physical health.  

  • Diet

Many studies prove that a healthy diet can help to prevent and treat acne. Mainly food contains the following ingredients: omega-3, antioxidants, zinc, vitamin A and E. 

And drink enough water!  

  • Bad skin care habits

Overly cleanse, using too much zit cream, not using moisturizer, not wearing sunscreen, etc. 

How to prevent it?

Eat healthily, try to work out, try your best to release stress, drink water! 

Build a good skincare routine with organic skincare products.

How to build a good skincare routine? 

  • Correct understanding of your skin type. 

Many people don’t know their skin type correctly because skin responds in different ways when damaged. You can ask a skincare specialist or any professionals who can help you with the correct understanding. Even email us to get advice on the right product selection.  

  • Cleanse

Don’t overly cleanse!!!

Use a mild PH balancing cleanser. 

Deep clean products with AHA/BHA can be used once or twice a week. 

Avoid any scrub products!

Avoid double/triple cleanse, make the step simple.  

  • Tone

Choose an alcohol-free toner. 

Use a deep clean toner that contains AHA/BHA once a week. 

Gently swipe Dionysus Ferment Elixir every morning and night.  

  • Serum

Hydrate and soothe! 

Morning

Take 0.5ml ProB5HA Full Spec Quenching Serum, gently press to absorb. This full-spec hydrating serum contains 30 times more small monocular hyaluronic acid, helps you deeply hydrate thirsty skin, quickly calm and soothe redness and dehydration, and effectively plump.

Night

Take 0.5ml Andymion’s Luminous serum, gently pat until absorbed. 

  • Moisturize

The best moisturizer during season change is the super mild one. Yet, it gives enough hydration and can help recover skin damage.

Our Lotus Squalane Healing Facial Oil is an oil serum and moisturizer. It contains abundant antioxidants and essential fatty acids, helps skin recovery and restoration, and effectively moisturizes without clog pores.  

Take 3-5 drops gently press to the skin every morning and night.