Customer Service Manager
(December 2nd, 2002, 9:12:07 am)
|December 2002 - News from SulfurSoap.com|
Here it is December, and time for another newsletter !
That is great news, because we love our customers and fans !
OK, like so many things in life, let's make our work fun and it's half done, ... and on we go with this month's newsletter.
This month's topic is ... Holistic skin care especially for acne sufferers.
Have you read Jennifer Thoden's "How to Heal your Adult Acne Naturally - A step-by-step guide to clear skin" ? Well, we are referencing her work and her contribution on www.healing.about.com and her simple tips to heal acne naturally.
To summarize her key points, Jennifer says by following these tips a difference can be noticed in about four weeks to help heal acne. They are " ...
a honey mask to your face once or twice a week
has antibacterial properties so it is great for disinfecting and healing
minor blemishes. It is also gentle on sensitive skin.
twice a day with acne soap
- You should
wash your face twice a day with a sulfur based soap designed for acne.
Once when you first wake up in the morning and then, right before you
go to bed at night. Be extremely gentle to your skin when washing - do
not scrub or use any sort of rough cloth. Overwashing your skin will
actually stimulate your sebaceous glands to produce more sebum, thus
increasing your acne.
- Keep your
hair off your face
- If you
have long hair or bangs, pull your hair off your face. Your hair contains
oils as well, and will contribute to your breakouts. Youíll also want
to wash your hair everyday and after workouts
a potent multi-vitamin
- Acne can
be a sign that something is wrong on the inside. Your skin depends on
nutrition. It is a vital organ that is usually neglected. If your body
is not receiving the right nutrition, it will fight back. One common
way it will rebel is to produce excessive sebum, clogging pores, and
reducing the ability for your skin to heal and fight bacteria.
chromium in your diet
is well known for weight loss diets. But it is also excellent for healing
infections on the skin. Taking a chromium supplement once a day will
help heal your pimples quickly and prevent future breakouts.
- Eat carrots
for beta-carotene (Vitamin A)
A strengthens the protective tissue of the skin and actually prevents
acne. It helps reduce sebum production. This vitamin is essential for
the maintenance and repair of the tissue which the skin and mucous membranes
are made of. Vitamin A is also a powerful antioxidant needed to rid your
body of toxins. Did you know that a deficiency in vitamin A can actually
- Avoid wearing
makeup products on your skin only contributes to clogging your pores,
causing more pimples and blackheads. If you feel you must wear makeup,
be sure it is water-based.
8 glasses of water
water is essential for clean skin and your overall health. Water is essential
for carrying waste material out of your body... and is quite possibly
not pick or squeeze your blackheads and pimples
- As tempting
as it may be, do not squeeze, scratch, rub or touch your pimples and
blackheads. Do any of these actions, actually increases the sebum production.
Plus, when you squeeze, you are actually rupturing the membranes below
your skin, causing infection and sebum to spread underneath your skin.
The result is more pimples.
your pillow case every other day
- Your face
lays on your pillow case every day. Your pillow case absorbs the oils
from your skin and reapplies the dirt and oil. Thus causing breakouts.
Keep your sheets and pillow cases clean.
foods rich in zinc
- Zinc is
an antibacterial agent and a necessary element in the oil-producing glands
of the skin. A diet low in zinc can actually cause acne breakouts."
Anyway, once again, that pretty much wraps up this month's newsletter. Hope you like the soap, and doesn't the SAL3 make your skin so much fresher and smoother! Yes yes, we know, some of you wish that sulfur aroma was not there, but hey guys, that's what makes it what it is! Anyway, we get lots of emails affirming that this is the best sulfur based soap - and we thank you for those emails and letters - we really care about our soap, and we hope it shows!