ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Learn How to Stop Acne

Updated on December 31, 2012
How to stop acne
How to stop acne

Suffering from acne?

If you are suffering from unsightly acne breakouts and there just does not seem to be a way to stop these from occurring then you are probably on the verge of simply giving up hope that there is a way to take control over your acne and put a stop to the breakouts. Do not worry though, many teenagers and even some adults have to go through what you are going through right now. You are not alone as there are countless others who are also wondering just how to stop acne from forming in the first place.

Follow the tips below to stop your acne

The first thing that you have to remember is that every person is different and unique. Your body chemistry is not the same as you friends which is why a treatment that may have worked for them, might not help you or can even make your acne worse. Do not worry, while you may be different, today there are so many amazing products available out there that one of them will work to help you put a stop to acne breakouts once and for all.

The first thing that anyone suffering from acne should do is to go out and purchase mild glycerin soap. It is amazing how many people have acne breakouts because of the soap that they use. You may not realize this, but your soap has perfumes, herbs and other products in it which can actually clog your pores and irritate the skin. Make sure that you keep your skin clean and dry as much as possible because it is when the skin is wet, greasy or sweaty that most acne forms.

By staying away from any food that is high in fats, oil or sugars, you can reduce the chances of having to suffer from an acne outbreak. You would be amazed at how eating these kinds of foods affect your body’s chemistry in a way that causes more acne to develop. Many people already have found out how important a role food plays in the development of acne simply by changing their regular diets.

You may also need to start a regular daily regimen of using specific products such as benzyl peroxide based creams to help keep your skin dry. While it may dry out the skin too much in some cases, do not give up hope and keep following its daily use. If you fail to stay consistent in using these creams and ointments, then the chances of your acne coming back worse than ever is a highly probable.

If you are suffering from a more severe case of acne, then it is always suggested that you seek the professional opinion of a licensed dermatologist who can help you to find a way to effectively stop your acne from coming back. Just remember that it is not something that will just happen over night; you have to stay dedicated to the idea that you will someday be acne free. But if you are dedicated to the belief that you can put a stop to your acne once and for all, then in time you can make that belief a reality. It will just take hard work and dedication to achieving that goal.

If you are like most that are wondering how to stop acne, then you may even be sitting here touching or picking at it as you read this. Stop that because all it does is irritate the skin and makes things worse. The worse thing that anyone can do is irritate the skin or spread the acne causing bacteria to other spots on the face. Be smart and always keep your hands away from your face at all times. Wash your hands regularly too.

Anything that can irritate the skin should be avoided. Many people suffering from acne have facial scrubs and washes that they use every day. There is this belief that these scrubs with their microcrystal or beads will simply rub off the acne and get rid of it. However, when you use these scrubs, you are actually putting millions of tiny scratches on the surface of the skin which gives germs and bacteria a place to hide. Other than irritating your acne, their use can actually result in you developing an even more severe acne breakout. On the next article learn how you can get rid of chest acne.


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, 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:

    Show Details
    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 or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    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)
    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.
    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)