How do you control your acne?

Jump to Last Post 1-20 of 20 discussions (23 posts)
  1. EfusjonSeattle profile image54
    EfusjonSeattleposted 9 years ago

    Share your success stories!

  2. Anti-Valentine profile image95
    Anti-Valentineposted 9 years ago

    Drink lots of water. Cut back on junk food.

  3. katacham profile image55
    katachamposted 9 years ago

    Depending on how bad your acne is, there are different steps you can take to control it. For example, if your acne is particularly bad and long-lasting, you can obtain certain medication prescribed from your doctor. My friend used it and it worked like a charm smile.

    However, if it's just typical acne i would suggest, like Anti-Valentine, to drink lots of water to keep skin hydrated. Also, i would recommend other drinks such as green tea (i have a hub about green tea and other super foods - check it out if you're interested) as they're full of antioxidants. Apart from that, just a consistant, healthy diet with relatively low sugar i think. Oh, and oil-free creams and moisturisers, tea-tree stuff too big_smile...although i warn you, it dries your skin out so either use sparingly or very quickly. Hope this helps.

  4. ktowers profile image60
    ktowersposted 9 years ago

    Vitamin b works for me

  5. Davinagirl3 profile image57
    Davinagirl3posted 9 years ago

    If it is mild acne, and doesn't need a prescription, then try not touching your face.  Your hands carry a lot of bacteria.  For occasional blemishes, I have found that tea tree oil works great to heal them.  It is best to try tea tree oil out on your arm first, because it is strong for some people, especially with sensative skin.  Don't wash your face too much, that was a problem I had for a long time.

  6. goodfriendiam profile image54
    goodfriendiamposted 9 years ago

    I don't get acne know more except maybe two pimples once a month, due to hormones. But I did some pretty weird stuff, to try to get rid of them. But I won't post it, because some of it did work, but I won't recommend it. Just wash, with mild soap, use a mild toner, and put moisturizer twice a day.

    1. profile image0
      EYES CHAMbERSposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      What the heck did you use?

      1. goodfriendiam profile image54
        goodfriendiamposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        I tried bleach, white toothpaste, mud, alcohol, anything, because regular over the counter medication didn't work. I had real bad acne, and my mother was always after me to pop my zits, and I didn't want to. But she made me, so I began to experiment with stuff, so I didn't have to. I was young when my acne first started, and was bad. 11 yrs old until I was 19. Then after moving away from home it went away. I believe  mine was do to stress more then likely.

  7. caulfli profile image56
    caulfliposted 9 years ago

    Change your pillowcase daily

  8. landslide profile image51
    landslideposted 9 years ago

    Vitamin E and Water, Water, Water

  9. Colebabie profile image57
    Colebabieposted 9 years ago

    I use origins spot remover when I do get a zit. I eat pretty healthy. For serious acne, wash the receiver on your phone often, it has a lot of oils on it. Wash your face twice a day with mild soap, I use Dove. Don't ever sleep with makeup on. Use makeup that is oil-free. I use Physicians Formula Organic wear Makeup.

  10. Lisa HW profile image65
    Lisa HWposted 9 years ago

    I've never really had acne, but I've known teens who do.  One thing that's important is not to irritate the skin with too much scrubbing (either with rough towels or too much cleansing).  Sometimes I'll just wash my face three times to "really get it clean", and I'm almost guaranteed of developing a little problem after doing that.

  11. Colebabie profile image57
    Colebabieposted 9 years ago

    http://www.physiciansformula.com/en-us/ … ebate.html
    That's a link for a rebate on some makeup. I love this line smile

  12. earnestshub profile image88
    earnestshubposted 9 years ago

    My son has just been to a specialist about his acne. He said that the latest thinking is that diet has little to do with acne.

    1. andromida profile image60
      andromidaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      very good news for me.thanks.

  13. Casse Loo profile image50
    Casse Looposted 9 years ago

    Try using Tea Tree Oil Liquid Cleanser (soap free).  Yes, drink plenty of water. This would keep you hydrated and let you overcome having too much clogged up pores.

  14. Angel Of Love profile image66
    Angel Of Loveposted 9 years ago

    Eat bananas!!!

  15. World Marketing profile image36
    World Marketingposted 9 years ago

    diet has little to do with acne. its more about stress,genes,drugs.

  16. jcales profile image59
    jcalesposted 9 years ago

    How about a detox? 
    I can eat healthy for a week, a month, drink lots of water, fibrous foods,  then I eat 1 scoop of ice cream or a small chocolate bar and whammo..it appears somehwere that I do not apply Proactiv or anything else, like a big oozy one on my neck or center of my chest.  Believe me, it it finds a spot always

  17. profile image0
    Louidam1posted 9 years ago

    Drinking lots of water, keeping my face clean, not eating a lot of greasy foods helped me.

  18. iamJstyle profile image81
    iamJstyleposted 9 years ago

    Hey Everyone, I've written a hub on exactly this subject. I talk all about the effects of problematic acne and some found solutions that actually help you. If acne is really an issue that you're having that the article is worth reading :-).

    http://hubpages.com/hub/acneclinical

    - J

  19. nikki1 profile image58
    nikki1posted 9 years ago

    Washing my face 3 times a day with ivory soap. Then apply moisturiers on after that.
    Have a great day one and all.. hugs to all..

  20. earnestshub profile image88
    earnestshubposted 9 years ago

    I do like the idea of drinking lot's of water. Seems to fix a lot of things.

 
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)