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Your Epidermis, Your Pores And How They Are The Best Treatment For Acne

Jul 25, 2008
Your skin is a thing of beauty. The silken feeling of moisturized skin is something no one can resist. The feeling comes from the proper care of the epidermis.

The epidermis is the outer most layer of skin. The skin is made up of many layers that are constantly cycling through the stages of life. When a skin cell is regenerated, the old cells are slowly pushed to the top of the skin. As these skin cells move upward, they are squished, squashed and flattened into the disc-like shapes they resemble on the surface of the skin.

While under the epidermis, the skin uses lipids as a binding liquid holding the skin cells together. When the skin cells break through the top of the epidermis, those lipids dry out and cannot longer hold the skin together. These skin cells then dry out, as well and flake off only to fall to the ground. (Consequently, the majority of household dust is made up of these dead skin cells!)

This cycle of skin cell death and rebirth is natural. Each and every day, tens of thousands of skin cells push their way through to the epidermis, dry out and flake off. This process keeps the skins protective ability high and the inner systems of the body safe and sound under its protection.

There are flaws in the shedding system, however. When a skin cell pushes through and makes it to the outermost layer of the epidermis, it is supposed to dry up and flake off. If that cell gets stuck and remains attached to the skin, the pores of the skin are suddenly blocked. Your pores continually emit oil in order to keep the skin supple and moving. When these pores are blocked with dead skin cells, the oils build up and acne is born.

Acne is a collection of bacteria that you simply do not want on your face or any other part of the body. The best treatment for acne is one that works, plain and simple. When it takes several days to heal the mini-infection that has occurred under that flattened skin cell, you do not want to waste days and days on a treatment that promises to clear the skin, but has no real evidence to back up those claims.

Your skin will continue to shed on a daily basis and you will need to keep those cells falling to the ground in order to keep your skin clear and acne free. Trusting your skin to the best treatment for pimples and acne means trusting a product that is not afraid to tell you why and how it works.
About the Author
Rebecca Kepple specializes in helping acne sufferers get great, blemish-free, clear skin in 56 days or less. To get instant access to her free insider secrets on How To Get Beautiful Blemish-Free Skin FAST visit: http://www.theacnetreatmentsystem.com/freereport.
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