How To Prevent Acne Skin Condition?

3 Aug

Since, acne is one of the most common skin conditions; the solutions to get rid of acne are also simpler and traditional. Acne vulgaris is a skin condition that is caused mostly due to increase in testosterones in adolescence. The main causes of acne are the clogged pores on the surface of the skin, due to excessive production of oil by the oil glands in the skin. The pores can also be clogged due to environmental or external factors such as; pollution and dirt, application of oily cosmetics or hair products or can also be caused due to high level of humidity and sweating.

The internal causes for skin breakouts or acne can be imbalanced diet with high oil content, hormonal changes due to pregnancy, menstrual cycle, stress, birth control pills or puberty. Certain drugs such as; testosterone, steroid or phenytoin can also result into acne condition. In most of the acne conditions, it disappears with time, without much effort to get rid of them. However, there are some effective ways to get rid of acne that help to deal with the acne condition effectively, unless it is a severe and aggravated condition of acne. Here are some of the tips on how to prevent acne skin condition.

Keep your face clean: The first step to deal with the acne condition is to keep the face clean and remove the excessive oil that may cause the clogged pores. Wash your face gently, twice in a day with a mild soap to remove all the dirt or make up. Avoid scrubbing or too much washing of the face, it may irate the skin and worsen the acne condition. Do not scratch, pick or squeeze pimples as it will worsen the condition, while causing scar on the skin. Don’t forget to shower after a sweaty workout.

Keep your hair clean: The dandruff and oil in the hair may also cause or aggravate the acne condition. Therefore, keep your hair clean and dandruff free to get rid of the acne condition.

Balanced diet and healthy lifestyle: Consume healthy food to avoid excessive oil production by the glands on the skin. Avoid glycemic load diet that includes milk and chocolates, to avoid acne. Milk can worsen the acne condition. Avoid smoking and consume plenty of water to flush out the toxins out of your system. Try to keep yourself stress free and also ensure sufficient sleep to maintain healthy skin. Avoid drugs as steroids and testosterones to avoid acne.

Use over the counter benzoyl peroxide cream: Benzoyl peroxide is an effective way to deal with the acne skin condition. You can get it in form of lotion or creams over the counter. Benzoyl peroxide kills the acne causing bacteria and dries out the excessive oil in the pores.

Avoid exposing your skin to harsh weather and environmental conditions: Apply sun block while moving out of the house and wash your face after coming back. Try and avoid going out in the extreme weather conditions.

Home remedies: Some of the easy home remedies to deal with acne skin breakouts are by applying crushed aspirin as a paste with water, applying lemon or potato wedges to the acne suffered area on the face or applying toothpaste on the pimple to dry it out. Toothpastes have alcohol and menthol that help eliminate acne. Tomato paste, lettuce water or application of mint is also effective to improve the acne or pimple condition.

Visit a dermatologist: Although, mild acne goes away on its own with time, it may also get worsened and aggravated due to many factors. Visit the dermatologist in case of severe acne breakouts causing pus and inflammation with pain.

You may also like to read: Simple And Easy Home Remedies For Acne


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