ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Ways To Treat Acne Effectively

Updated on August 11, 2011


I remember when I first hit puberty and started to see these small red bumps appearing all over my face. It made me feel ugly unattractive, and self-conscious about where I went and who saw me. The only thing I wanted to do when I first started to learn about acne was run into my room close the door and cry. Well you get the point it was not very much fun for me that year. I tried many different things and it only seemed to get rid of them for a little while and eventually would reappear on a different location of my body whether it was my back or thighs.

I wanted to treat it as fast as possible before school started again and just like any teenager begged my parents to buy every product under the sun. Even they did not work so going to a dermatologist who prescribed a tetracycline only worked periodically on some of it. It seemed that I would be stuck like this forever. But I found some effective treatments after trying thousands of different ways that worked well for me and would like to share them with you.



Effective Acne Treatment: Prevention

The first thing I really needed to learn besides coating my face in chemicals is that there are effective ways to prevent the onset of pimples. One effective way is using a daily facial cleanser the more natural the cleanser the better. Read the ingredients of the cleanser you are using see if there is honey in it why? Because, honey includes in it a lot of natural antioxidants and enzymes that help the onset of oils in the skin and are able to keep it moisturized.

So along with a daily face wash to help prevent the onset of acne having a good diet as well will go along way in prevention. I’m not saying you cannot enjoy the greasy burger or fries a couple times a week but make sure you also include a daily vitamin and eat lots of healthy greens. These will help regulate your skin oils as well as make you feel much better about yourself.

Effective Acne Treatment: Removing them

Of course sometimes by the time we discover we have acne it is written all over our body. So after you have the acne developed it is harder to remove them but still very much possible. Removing those bumps and bruises will take a little longer but in the long run help in the prevention of developing them further.

There are effective chemicals treatments like benzoyl on the market that will help. But if you are looking for more natural remedies without taxiing your body then try a little pure honey. As stated before it has a lot of natural chemicals that can help in the removal of acne. You can also use citric fruit that has natural acidic properties to help you remove the acne from your body. For example lemons have a natural acid in them that will help clean your pores out without drying your skin too much. Also be aware that popping your pimples can develop deep ugly scars so I recommend that you never do this but if it is essential for you to do then put a little bit of lemon juice on the spot to help prevent scarring as well.


Comments

Submit a Comment

  • beingwell profile image

    beingwell 

    6 years ago from Bangkok

    Great tips. I used to have acne during my high school days. I'm in my early 30's now and I haven't had acne problems since then. I remember washing my face with just water before going to bed.

working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)