Acne is a dreaded skin disorder that no teen will like to think about. This on disorder that can prove to be the bane of existence for any one who suffers form it. Acne has a way of disrupting ones social life and hindering any form of entertainment because of the very ugly nature of the disease. The unfortunate aspect of this skin disorder is that it cannot be avoided, if it has to strike you will get it irrespective of your race, cast or creed. If you are fortunate enough you might get away with a tiny red bump on your face or if your are less fortunate you might have the disorder all over your body – and once you get it it seems like it is going to stay with you for life.
1. Home Treatment For Acne
If you notice that you have some innocent looking bumps on your face, it could be the beginning of acne. From the moment you notice the bumps you should be very particular to keep the area very clean and free from oil and grease.. This can be achieved by washing the affected area frequently like thrice a day with a mild skin cleaner that must NOT be perfumed. Harsh soaps and cleaners will leave the face completely free from oils that is also not recommended.
After cleaning your face pat the skin dry taking care never to rub the skin with a towel or tissue. Rubbing the affected area will only cause redness and irritation. A good home cleansing routine should be carried out thrice a day with benzoyl peroxide. A generous amount of the cleaning agent on the tip of the finger can be applied on some areas of the face. After dabbing the cleanser on the face it can be spread gently to cover the entire face. Moisturizer can be applied about fifteen minutes later without ever washing the benzoyl peroxide of the face.
Some more points to take note of
– No matter how tempting the feeling of a good squeeze might be, never squeeze an acne pimple. Do not even scratch it.
– As a rule never touch an acne affected area of your skin. If you have to touch the pimples, do so with a tissue not even with a handkerchief.
Acne treatment is known to take millions of years, so have you should be prepared to spend a few patient weeks or a couple of months at least. Patience, patience, patience.
2. Acne Treatment – Orally
Oral acne treatment is another effective way to cure acne. This treatment requires te patient swallow tiny medicated pills that hopefully will resolve the issue. However, these pills may have to be changed frequently in order for the skin specialist to decide which is te best combination of antibiotics for the treatment of acne. This treatment varies from person to person. Contraceptive pills have been known to treat acne in women and very effectively too. A certain pill known as Diane has a certain ingredient ‘cyproterone acetate’ that is known to clear acne effectively.