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Ways to Cure Acne

Mar 14, 2008
Some people get acne from the secretion of hormones or it is acquired genetically. These hormones secrete more oil that creates clog in your skin pores. Although some cosmetic products help block the pores they may cause other skin problems like, pimples and blackheads. Many people believe in the misconception that only teens acquire acne. However, there were studies that proved that 50 percent of adults also get acne and skin blemishes.

It is also in the same case for pimples and zits. They occur because of the continuous skin changes. There will be shedding of the old skin because there are abnormalities occurring in cells. There are also times that cells compress together and they fill the hair follicle to form comedones. Blackheads are known to be open comedones and the closed ones are called whiteheads. To prevent acne try some of these tips.

1. Always keep your skin clean. The skin needs to be treated everyday. It is important that you do not rub or squeeze anything that you see on your skin. Do not use cosmetics and creams that contain excessive oil. These may lead to the blocking of the pores of your skin. Be aware also of the food that you eat specially products that have too much fat. The fatty foods that you take can stimulate the sebaceous gland to secrete the excess oil in the body. There are parts of the body that do not have oil glands like the soles of our feet or the palms. These parts are considered water glands or sweat glands.

2. Over the counter ointments can treat mild acnes. They are found to be effective in alleviating the acne. You can choose from solutions or soaps that have benzoyl peroxide, which kills bacteria that causes acne.

3. Consider going to the dermatologists if these over the counter solutions did not show effect to your acne problems. The dermatologist may prescribe medicines that will best fit your needs. Topical creams that contain vitamin A are effective to get rid off blackheads and whiteheads. Another ointment that can be recommended by your doctor is the Alpha hydroxyl acid. It can renew the skin and remove all dead skin cells. The doctor can also prescribe Tetracycline, which is an oral antibiotic, if you have severe acnes.

4. You can add chromium in your diet. It is known to be effective in losing weight. To help you remove pimples quickly you can take chromium supplements, one per day. It also used to prevent the pores in your skin to breakout.

5. If you have bangs or long hair, you have to keep your hair off your face because your hair produces oil too. That may lead to open the pores. You must not forget to wash your hair everyday and after outdoor activities.

6. Never touch or squeeze your pimples and blackheads. If you touch, rub, scratch or squeeze your blackheads and pimples, it may lead to the separation of the membranes under your skin. It can only result to having more pimples.

7. Include vegetables that are rich in vitamin A for beta-carotene. Vitamin A is important to sustain and heal the tissues of your skin. The skin is composed of mucous membranes. Eat vegetables such as carrots to give strength to the protective tissue, which is the mucous membrane. Also, eat foods that are rich in Zinc. It is essential for the oil glands of the skin; low intake of Zinc can lead to acne breakouts.

8. Studies have proven that honey contains antibacterial properties used for skin infections and skin blemishes. It is advisable to apply honey mask to your face at least once a week. Honey is mild to the skin and you do not have anything to worry about it.

9. Lessen the use of makeup. As much as possible avoid applying makeup on your face. It blocks the pores of your skin resulting to more blackheads and pimples.

10. Your pillowcase must always be clean, wash it everyday because you lay your face to it, the dirt and oil that your pillowcase gets from your face is reattached and may lead to acnes and other skin problems.
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