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Ways to cure acne

Updated on September 24, 2010

Ways to cure acne

At one point in our lives, most of us have had to deal with acne. Still, just seeing a pimple can make you crazy. We find that whether you are an adult or a teen; there are ways to cure acne. You don't have to settle for unsightly spots on your face. It is important to understand where acne comes from, what you can do to prevent it, how to treat it and ways you can cure acne.

We find that pimples are horrible. Most people are looking for ways to cure acne all together. Curing a present outbreak of acne is important. More important still is the knowing how to prevent future outbreaks.

The simple fact is that acne occurs when your skin produces too much oil called sebum. We find that when sebum builds up, it leads to clogged pores in the skin, which leads to trapped bacteria. This will lead to inflammation. We find that acne can be found on your face, chest, back, arms, and even your scalp.

Here are some ways to cure acne.

We see that most breakouts can be alleviated with simple over the counter products. With thousands of acne products on the market, it is important to pay attention to the ingredients not necessarily the product itself. Keep in mind that the ingredients are what makes the product good, not the company name or price.

Products that contain Benzoyl Peroxide have been shown to be effective. You will find these in creams, lotions and even cleansers. Buy an astringent, which is effective in clearing out your pores. Make sure that your face doesn't become too dry or irritated. This can make your skin produce more oil in an attempt to fix it.

It is important to wash your face twice a day and exfoliate once a week to help cure acne. Your face can become irritated if you wash your face anymore than that. You always want to wash your makeup off your face before bedtime. This is when you face begins to repair itself. Buying an oil free makeup remover is ideal, since simple facial cleansers can't always remove makeup.

If your acne is stubborn or you have the cystic form, you may need to see your dermatologist where they may prescribe antibiotics. We find that these can help to kill the bacteria trapped inside the pores. In a few weeks, you should see it working. This should also help with future outbreaks.

Imbalanced hormones can be the cause of acne in some cases. Many women will choose to go on birth control pills which can regulate hormones. We see that acne can be cleared up as a side effect of these pills.

Some doctors may opt to use corticosteroid injections to assist giant pimples and cysts to go down. This is only for extreme cases only and should not be used for every outbreak.

Some people with cystic acne may need to go on Accutane. This is a very serious medication. It requires monthly blood tests and pregnancy tests for women. Only consider this an option when all others have failed. Even then, consider it carefully.

For more information, go to http://help4acne.com

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