Struggling With Facial Acne? Try This

Joy Waweru | 1 year ago
Struggling with facial acne? Try This

Facial acne occurs when skin pores are clogged by sebum, dead skin and bacteria  Facial acne can be a result of different factors. However, the most common factors are diet, hormonal imbalances, age, medications, smoking, and stress.

Laser Treatments-getting cosmetic procedures have become commonplace. Laser treatment encourages the generation of new cells thus eliminating 

Exfoliate on a regular-No, not the harsh physical scrubs those ones cause irritation and could destroy your skin barrier. You can use chemical exfoliants such as glycolic and lactic acids twice a week maximum. Exfoliation removes dead skin cells revealing that youthful glow.

Avoid Dairy and Sugary Food instead load up on healthy fruits and vegetables. While at it remember to hydrate. The recommended amount is two liters per day. It will keep your skin healthy and supple.

Good hygiene- resist the urge to touch your face. Dirty hands may contain bacteria that cause acne to break out on the face.

Wash your pillowcase every two to three days to avoid the accumulation of sebum and dirt.

Sunscreen is your best friend-sun protection is essential to protect the skin barrier and minimize signs of skin aging. While buying sunscreen opt for those with a broad spectrum protecting you from both UVA and UVB rays. In addition, ensure that your sunscreen is SPF 30 and above.

Get a skin routine and stick to it. With so many products in the beauty market, always remember that less is more especially if you are a beginner. The essentials of a good skin care set include a cleanser moisturizer and sunscreen

Investing in a good Moisturiser-dry skin causes irritability which may cause acne to break out.A good moisturizer should address a specific need of your skin type. Go for a moisturizer labeled non-comedogenic. That means that it will not clog your skin pores

See dermatologist-some conditions are clinical and need to be addressed from the root cause. Such is the case with hormonal acne.

Your doctor might describe either oral drugs or ointments in some cases