Did you know breakouts don’t occur just randomly? Your pimples are sending you messages about what’s going on inside your body. The only way to get rid of them and prevent future outbreaks is to know exactly what is causing them. 

#1 Pimples on chin and jawline

Your chin is one of the most common acne spots. If you have breakouts around the time of your period, they are likely indicating hormonal shifts and imbalances. Hormones increase oil production and your body may use the chin and jawline area to get rid of these excess of bacteria, oil, and hormones. These pimples tend to be big in size, painful, reddish, take long to heal and leave behind dark scars. 

Chin acne can also mean that you have a poor diet or food allergies. Some researches have found a connection between pimples around the chin and small intestines problems related to diet and food allergies. People who do not get a balanced diet usually suffer from pimples in this particular area.

How to prevent acne on chin?

  • Drink hormone balancing herbal teas like spearmint, chaste berry and green tea. 
  • Do not touch your chin. Always keep your hands off this area. 
  • Take more omega 3 essential fatty acids like salmon to regular hormones.
  • Drink herbal teas like spearmint, green tea etc.
  • Avoid fast foods and eat more fresh veggies and fruits instead.

#2 Pimples on forehead

The leading causes of pimples on forehead are: dandruff in hair, digestive problems, and excessive stress. Dandruff is one of the major reasons as dead skin flakes on your forehead cause infection and clogging of pores. Outbreaks on your forehead can also indicate that your intestines are struggling to get rid of toxins due to lack of water, irritant foods, and excessive stress. 

How to prevent acne on forehead?

  • Use anti-dandruff shampoos and conditioners.
  • Avoid eating too many spices that can be harmful to your gut.
  • Eat more green vegetables to clear bowel movements.
  • Drink plenty of water (2L daily) to flush out toxins.
  • Practice meditation and relaxation therapies to lower stress.

#3 Pimples on cheeks

These pimples usually are caused when your face touches dirty cell phones, pillowcases, makeup brushes, and dirty hands! These germs are transferred to your skin and can clog your pores causing breakouts on your cheeks. 

How to prevent acne on cheeks?

  • Change pillowcases more frequently.
  • Avoid sleeping on the side of your face. 
  • Clean your cell phone with an antibacterial wipe every day.
  • Always keep your hands clean.
  • Do not touch your face! 



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