Every one of us wants to get a spotless beauty, but acne is a frustrating problem at all ages. Do you know how to take care of your skin, when your skin starts with acne eruption? Before, you can start treating your acne; you should at least have a basic knowledge about it. Acne is a skin disease that affects the hair and oil glands. It expresses itself as pimples, black and white heads, and reddishness of the skin and sometimes it takes the form of cystic acne. We know that acne is caused by changes in the pilosebaceous units skin structures that consists of a hair follicle and its conjoining sebaceous gland, by the means of androgen stimulation. You can follow some steps in order to deal with these unwanted guests that are hosted by your skin.
Maintaining cleanliness is the stepping stone towards the acne treatment, though acne is not a direct result of dirt or uncleanliness. It is important to keep your skin clean because, your acne problems can become worse, when the dirt gets mixed with sebum and other skin debris, creating a mixture that settles in the pus of the pustules. You should wash your skin at least twice a day with a mild cleanser, but you should repeat it, whenever your skin feels sticky. Care should be taken while selecting your soap or cleanser, that they should not be harsh to your skin.
There are several internal body factors, like a weak immune and digestive system, feeble internal detoxification system, and stress, which cause acne. It gets aggravated by some external conditions like, weather elements, pollutants, humidity and the bacteria that flourish on the human skin. A dermatologist can help you in determining the cause of your acne, and will recommend an appropriate acne treatment. However, you should take care to minimize the sebum production to a level, in order to sustain a normal skin.
Some products like Benzoyl Peroxide, is greatly used not only for cleansing wounds, but it also works for cleaning/oxygenating the pores on our skin, and act as a mild exfoliator, to peel off damaged layers of skin. It may cause a drying effect on your skin, so you can use moisturizer. Salicylic Acid is also a natural organic acid and a gentle, effective exfoliator, but it can make your skin sensitive to the sun. Therefore, it is better to apply a nice sunscreen after using it. You should avoid using an alcohol-free toner on your face, because it may dry out your skin, and dry skin is more prone to serious outbreaks of acne. Minimize the use of oil-based products, because they will add-up to the oil that is already present in your skin. Acne patient must avoid applying cosmetics, because most of them are not oil-free, as they may appear to be.
At last, consult a dermatologist, you can guide you to choose the best products for acne treatment, and take care of your skin.