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Stop Your Acne Now - You Can Do it

Aug 17, 2007
Living with acne can be very difficult, and even more difficult to find the right acne treatment for you. You can do it -- look better, feel better, and raise your self-esteem 150% by getting rid of your acne for good. By their mid-teens, nearly 35% of teenagers have acne severe enough to require some treatment from a medical professional.

Acne is the most common skin disease. Acne rosacea is a red rash predominantly on the face. The most common types of pimples are whiteheads, blackheads, papules, pustules, nodules and cysts. For most people, acne goes away by age 30, but people in their forties and fifties still get acne. Numerous studies have revealed that acne is not simply a problem of the young: it also afflicts people of many ages, and it affects daily life.

Check your shampoo to make sure it isn't causing pimples or other breakouts on your forehead. Doctors think certain factors might cause or contribute to acne including hormone increases in teenage years, hormone changes in pregnancy, starting or stopping birth control pills, heredity, medicines and greasy make-up.

Acne, zits, pimples, blackheads, whiteheads and many other skin disorders are usually, but not always, the result of a bad diet. It's not true that dirty skin and stress cause acne.

Stay out of the sun if you're taking any acne medicines. It's always best to seek non-invasive treatment for any skin condition. A new treatment using red light and blue light has been extremely successful on severe acne. One good natural method is to apply a thin layer of coconut oil and massage it deep into the skin to heal and soothe it. Coconut oil is one of the best treatments I've found for acne.

You want to be good to your skin and never pop or squeeze a pimple no matter how tempting. Try not to touch your skin to eliminate possible contamination.

Acne is not a serious health threat but, it can cause scars. Acne scars can give the skin an aging look. The good news is that there are several types of treatments to choose from for acne scar removal.

Whether you eat a natural diet with living fruits and vegetables or eat dead junk food, what you eat may have a direct or indirect affect on the male hormones which may play a part in acne. Some alternative doctors recommend eating raw cloves of garlic daily for acne.

In any case, no matter what skin or acne treatment you choose, whether it is chemical, drugs, alternative, or natural methods, changing your diet will result in your overall good health! Essential fatty acids are particularly important to people with inflammatory conditions such as eczema and acne.

Drink freshly juiced carrot juice every day. Drink plenty of water, a minimum of a quart a day. For an easy fiber boost, mix in 2 tablespoons of ground up flaxseeds in raw applesauce, from 2-3 apples, made in your food processor.

Many skin conditions can be converted into healthy skin using natural home remedies. The skin is subject to constant attack from without, so can be affected by numerous conditions, diseases and ailments.

In any case, try not to panic about your acne and take it day by day. Pick two or three home remedies or natural treatments and try them out on your skin carefully. When it comes to acne, acne prevention is always a better choice than searching for a cure.
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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