Acne is a depressing skin condition that can affect one's self-esteem. It occurs when bacteria, dead skin cells, or other substances clog a person's skin pores. It's a large black or crimson pus or swelling all over one's face.
The distinction between acne and pimples is that acne is a skin disorder, whilst pimples are acne's symptoms.
What are the causes of acne?
Excessive and hasty face scrubbing, squeezing and popping ‘pimples,' hormones during puberty, pregnancy, and menstruation, some oily cosmetic products, corticosteroids and anabolic steroids, air pollution, and high humidity are all factors that can cause acne.
Acne can be caused by stress and certain foods like chocolate and high-protein meals, although this isn't widely accepted.
So, how do you deal with acne?
When home cures aren't adequate to clear up acne, prescription medication is required. Look for a cleanser, lotion, or serum with these components.
1. Azelaic acid
Azelaic acid is present in cereals such as wheat and barley and is a naturally occurring substance. It kills microorganisms on the face as well as pimple-related irritation.
2. Peroxide of benzoyl
A face cleanser or lotion containing benzoyl peroxide can be used. It aids in the reduction of acne by removing bacteria from the skin's surface.
3. Sodium salicylate
Salicylic acid can be used as a cleanser or a lotion to remove damaged skin. It dissolves dead skin cells on the surface of the skin, which can cause acne.
Vitamin A derivatives are known as retinoids. It benefits the skin in a variety of ways and is one of the best ways to get rid of acne on the face.
Unclog pores with retinoids creams, lotions, and cleansers. It is suggested that you apply it at night to avoid your face becoming red and swollen.
Antibiotics assist to eradicate surface bacteria that cause acne and edema since acne is caused by bacteria. Of course, you should let your doctor choose the appropriate medication for you.
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