Acne On Your Face: What It Means About Your Health?

Acne is an annoying condition that unfortunately, most of us will suffer from at some point in our lives. Acne can make us self-conscious, but knowing why it appears in certain parts of our face is the first step to treating it.

  • Most people think acne just appears on our face for no particular reason.
  • Acne on certain parts of your face can indicate problems with organs and other health issues.
  • Treating the acne and the underlying health issues makes for a much healthier you.
  • Treating the underlying issues will stop acne from reappearing.

Let’s look at how we can read our health through the external signs of acne.

Acne Spots: Where and Why They Appear

1. Forehead

Acne on Forehead


  • Poor digestion and stress
  • Can also be caused by wearing hats, sweating at the hairline or hair stuck to the forehead.


  • Sleep for at least 7 hours a night (Try meditation and other methods to embed good sleep patterns).
  • Drink sufficient water throughout the day.
  • Eat a healthy, balanced diet.
  • Give your head and face a rest by not wearing a hat for a while.
  • Avoid touching your forehead so as not to spread oil and dirt into the pores. 


  • Combine avocado with chia seeds, cacao and almond butter.
  • Avocado provides stress relief and vitamin B, which promotes healthy brain cells and nerves.
  • Chia seeds provide magnesium, which can help to manage stress and depression. Chia contains omega-3 fatty acids and is anti-inflammatory and helps to lower anxiety and stress.
  • Cacao contains serotonin to raise the mood. 

2. Cheek

Acne on cheeks


  • Poor respiratory system.
  • Substandard dental hygiene can cause lower cheek acne.
  • Surface bacteria. Holding a phone to your face can transplant bacteria to the pores of your facial skin.


  • Maintain clear air at home.
  • Clean items that touch your face like cell phones, pillow cases or make up brushes.


  • Drink water and brush your teeth regularly to maintain high levels of dental hygiene.

3. Chin and Jawline

Acne on Chin and Jawline


  • Hormonal imbalance, sometimes caused by poor diet.


  • Stick to a regular sleeping pattern.
  • Reduce sugar.
  • Eat a healthy, well-balanced diet.
  • Take omega 3 tablets.


  • Beets contain no cholesterol and very small amounts of fat.
  • Cucumber and spinach contain minimal amounts of sugar.

4. T-Zone

Acne on T-zone


  • Gastrointestinal imbalances.
  • Food allergens.
  • Acne on the nose is related to kidney and liver stress. A flushed nose or acne can signify high blood pressure or liver dysfunction.


  • Reduce consumption of red meat, and also dairy and fast food.
  • Increase consumption of vegetables.
  • Drink fluids that hydrate and cool the liver.


  • Orange juice is a healthy drink for several reasons: It’s loaded with vitamin C, provides potassium to protect the cells of your liver and also prevents kidney stones.
  • Add carrots for their detoxifying properties, along with their ability to assist in healthy digestion and to prevent constipation.

If you get acne, where does it appear on your face? As you can see, acne isn’t something that you have to live with. There are ways to give your body the best tools to fight acne when it appears, but also to stop it forming.

When you know why you are getting acne, you will find it much easier to avoid it. Clean living, eating, and plenty of sleep will help you get a clear complexion.

Make having clean, healthy skin your goal. 

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