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Is There A Connection Between Swimming And Acne?

By Brittany Race

Have you ever experienced the sensation of intensely dry skin after an afternoon of swimming? Well I bet you didn’t know this: you are helping to reduce acne by taking these long trips to the pool!

Since I have an outdoor pool where I live, when summer comes along I start going to the pool far more often than during the cold, winter months. I’ve also started to observe that it is about 3X easier to maintain acne-free skin during this time than during the winter! My skin is always feeling so revitalized, clear, and healthy after a swim at the pool, so I’ve decided to discover if there really is a decent and sound connection between swimming and acne.

Here are the benefits of swimming on your skin:

–The main chemical in the pool is chlorine, which is a powerful antibacterial agent – killing nearly all of the sebum (acne-causing bacteria) on the surface of the skin, and also drying out pore-clogging oils.

–If you are swimming in the ocean, or a pool that doesn’t use chemicals like chlorine, chances are you are swimming in salt water. However, salt is also an amazing anti-bacterial agent! In fact, salt is even better at preventing acne breakouts than chlorine! Because salt is such an effective anti-inflammatory, acne and redness is dramatically reduced and the chance of further breakouts is highly reduced!

–Soaking up extra sun rays will also help you maintain clear skin. Like chlorine and salt, the sun does its job in helping to remove oils from the skin that shouldn’t be there. However, make sure not to get so much sun that you get burnt! But a healthy amount of sunlight will provide you with vitamin D and other vital nutrients that make it possible to achieve a clear, glowing complexion!

–Swimming is one of the best physical activities for healthy skin. This is because breathing becomes deeper and more useful, meaning more oxygen is derived from each breath than during normal activity. More oxygen in your bloodstream means faster reduction of acne-causing bacteria from the surface of the skin and a speedy healing process for current breakouts and new healthy skin cells!

So should you be depending on chlorine to help clear your acne? Sure, if you like swimming! There is definitely a connection between chlorine and acne! I love swimming, so for me its just and added benefit that helps to dry out my skin with less effort on my part.

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Race, Brittany . "Is There A Connection Between Swimming And Acne?." Is There A Connection Between Swimming And Acne?. 17 Aug. 2010. uberarticles.com. 9 Jun 2016 <http://uberarticles.com/health-and-fitness/is-there-a-connection-between-swimming-and-acne/>.

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Race, B (2010, August 17). Is There A Connection Between Swimming And Acne?. Retrieved June 9, 2016, from http://uberarticles.com/health-and-fitness/is-there-a-connection-between-swimming-and-acne/

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