It's not just teenagers who suffer from acne. Many adults
continue to have acne
Usually, hormones are to blame, but there may be other factors
presents that can cause acne or make it worse than it should be.
Alcohol is a possible culprit. When the body cleans itself
Alcohol it sends it through the pores of the skin that
can in turn become clogged.
Caffeine increases the stress hormones produced by your body and
This in turn can affect your acne. Remember that caffeine can also
can be found in some soft drinks and, in smaller quantities, in chocolate.
A small number of people may be sensitive to dairy products. You
could try to reduce your consumption and see if it helps. Try to use weak
lactose-based products or natural yoghurt containing acidophilus. fat
Foods are difficult to digest and can cause oil in the skin.
Try to avoid cuts of red meat that are oily.
Acne on the forehead or the hairline can be caused by sebum created in
the scalp and moving to the forehead. This can be reduced by washing
your hair more frequently or using a shampoo designed for oily hair
because it can reduce sebum in the scalp. Sprays for hair and gels
also clog the pores.
Hats and sweatbands accumulate dirt and bacteria and need to be cleaned.
regularly or avoid wearing them if possible. Both also rub against
your forehead causing irritation.
Washing the skin frequently and coarsely can actually make acne
worse. Hard rubbing is not recommended, it irritates the skin. Slowly
Wash your face once or twice daily with a mild soap such as glycerin or
Sorbitol-based soap that acts on the pH balance of your skin. Always
Dry the skin gently. Use a clean cloth each time.
You must be careful when using scrubs. They should not be used anymore
only two or three times a week, or less, follow the instructions on the
product. Scrubs are good for blackheads, but not so good if you have a
Severe escape from whiteheads or have serious problems with acne.
You hear so often that you should never pop pimples, that's partly
because it allows bacteria to enter the skin. Pressing
breaks the membranes causing infection and sebum to spread under
the skin. This can also lead to scars.
Stress. The theory with this one is that when you're under the stress of your
body creates a number of different hormonal steroids, one of them is
cortisol. Some of these hormones can affect the oil production of your
body and this oil affects your skin.
As with many things in life, patience is needed when trying new acne
treatments. From all that I've read, a reasonable amount of time for
To see if a product works for you is eight weeks. That can take that
to really know if a product is emotional.