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You Don't Have To Suffer With Acne

Aug 17, 2007
While it's easy to find acne treatments, finding the just the right treatment or treatment product for you is what is important. Living with acne can be very difficult, and even more difficult to find the right acne treatment for you. Acne is caused by the clogging of the follicle of a skin gland causing a pimple to grow.

For most people, acne goes away by age 30, but people in their forties and fifties still get acne. Nearly 80 percent of people from ages 11 to 30 years have acne, most often on the face, chest and back. Acne is one of most common skin conditions in the world, affecting more than 40 million people. Nearly 17 million people in the United States have acne. Baby acne is a rash seen on the cheeks, chin, and forehead of infants.

Experts just can't agree on what causes acne. As time goes by, more research may help determine just how male and female hormones influence acne and the role diet plays. Acne, zits, pimples, blackheads, whiteheads and many other skin disorders are usually, but not always, the result of a bad diet. The cause of acne is really unknown.

It's easy to treat acne cheaply, simply, naturally, yet effective, at home. It just takes motivation, a willingness to try it, and diligent application of coconut oil several times a day and at bedtime to see its benefits. One treatment method some people have used is applying cornstarch, egg whites or milk of magnesia as a facial mask. If you're going to buy acne products, it's much more worth your while to buy acne-treating products that work against current pimples and that also fight against the occurrence of new ones.

Popping pimples can cause infection and scarring. Stay out of the sun if you're taking any acne medicines. Raw apple cider vinegar application is a cheap, alternative acne treatment that has worked for many adults, teens and children with acne, zits, pimples, or blemishes.

See your skin doctor, dermatologist or dermatologic surgeon for the best acne scar treatment for you. The good news is that there are several types of treatments to choose from for acne scar removal. Whether acne scarring is deep or superficial, extensive or scattered, the end result can be less than desirable and even disturbing.

When you change your diet, your lesions should be getting better within 30 days. The liver sluffs off toxins from bad foods, drinks, drugs and chemicals and sends them through your skin resulting in skin eruptions, acne, pimples and other skin disorders.

Drink lots and lots of pure, filtered water. Some alternative doctors recommend eating raw cloves of garlic daily for acne. Use flaxseed oil or walnut oil in your salad. Eat foods that contain essential fatty acids. Drink plenty of water, a minimum of a quart a day.

Functions of the skin are disturbed when it is dirty; it becomes more easily damaged, the release of antibacterial compounds decreases and dirty skin is more prone to develop infections. Sunlight, water and air play an important role in keeping the skin healthy.

You should see the results of your acne home treatment remedies with improved skin within just a few days. Pick two or three home remedies or natural treatments and try them out on your skin carefully. Be assured, scientists are constantly looking at new non-invasive ways to treat acne.
About the Author
For more information on natural treatments for acne and acne light therapy, go to http://www.Best-Skin-Solutions.com Helen Hecker R.N.'s website specializing in acne, pimples and skin disorders with tips, advice and resources for adults, teens, and babies, including information on acne scar treatments
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