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Best Treatments For Adult Acne

Updated on October 22, 2012
Adult Acne
Adult Acne

Acne can be real frustrating, especially nowadays that people are crazed with having a beautiful skin. It seems as though the saying that beauty is only skin deep is being taken literally, and nobody seems to really bother knowing whether the statement can be negative in a way.

Acne is among the worst problems the skin can have. But acne does not have to stay on for long, thanks to the breakthroughs in skin technology. Treatment for adult acne is no longer an elusive dream, and with the right choice of acne products, you can say goodbye to acne for good.

Why Does Adult Acne Happen in Adults?

Acne is common in boys and girls during puberty, and most of us believe that it never occur in adults. The sad truth is, it does and it can be brought about by certain factors like sudden hormonal imbalance, stress, environmental pollution, and excessive sebum production.

Hormonal imbalance happens when there is an unusual increase in the level of androgen or estrogen in the body, and for this reason we have the so called hormonal acne. The inner layer of the skin can also get irritated and inflamed by dirt, thus the sprouting of whiteheads leading to acne. Stress is another factor that wreaks havoc on the skin. It does not only cause acne, but also fine lines and wrinkles on the face. Moreover, if the sebaceous glands produce too much oil, tendency is for dirt to get trapped beneath the pores of the skin resulting in acne breakout.

What is the Best Acne Treatment?

Acne can make you lose your self-assurance, thus you should act on it at once. The world will not wait for you to be your fun self again, nor will time stop until you are ready to come out again.In order to get rid of acne fast, you can try any of the following methods listed below.

1) Face masks for acne. Some face masks are commercially available, while others will have to be purchased from a skin clinic. While waiting for the date of your appointment with the dermatologist, you may want to try a face mask from a reputable brand.

2) Microdermabrasion for acne. Microdermabrasion is the science of taking away the outer layer of the skin through an abrasive ingredient. This may be more costly compared to face masks, but can give better results.

3) Chemical peels for acne. Chemical peels have been popular for quite some time. While most chemical peels are offered in-house, other variations can be bought from drug stores and beauty shops.

Treatment for adult acne can be more comprehensive than for that in teenagers. It is because after the body gets used to the changes related to puberty, acne may just go away on its own. But adult acne is different, and requires more medical attention. Nonetheless, help is just around the corner. You may want to consult a dermatologist as soon as the problem occur, or try any of the several acne treatment products available in the market today.


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      CZCZCZ 5 years ago from Oregon

      Great suggestions for tackling issues with Acne as an adult.