Acne Treatment: Get Rid of Acne

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The most common skin problem in the world is acne and the field of acne treatment is growing all the time. To make life more confusing, there’s no scientific consensus on the cause of acne. There are many acne treatment options to help you clear your face of pimples and enjoy healthy skin.

Here at Exposed Skin Care we believe it is important for you to understand our products, why they are effective acne treatments, and how they relate to the latest in research into the causes of acne. Here is a collection of short articles that should help you understand where acne comes from, the most effective ways to obtain clear skin, and dispel some of the more common myths surrounding acne treatment.

Acne occurs in adults and teenagers when a buildup of sebum oil and dead skin cells clog the pores on your skin. Acne causing bacteria feeds on sebum oil, so when a pore is clogged and the sebum oil can't escape the bacteria will flourish. Levels of sebum oil are directly affected by hormonal levels.

When looking for an acne treatment you are likely to come across several different options. There are loads of different chemical names flying around out there such as benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid that can lead to confusion. A quick read of the articles below should explain to you what all these acne treatments are and how they interact with the pores on your face, or indeed anywhere else, to leave you with clear, healthy looking skin.

Here are a few quick tips to treat acne and maintain clean skin.

  • Wash your face twice a day to prevent acne. You should use a light, gentle cleanser for your acne treatment. This will prevent a build-up of dirt and help keep pores clear. However, don't wash your face too much as it leads to more dead skin cells and clogged pores, which can cause acne.
  • Clear your skin pores of dead skin cells to prevent further development of acne. Use an acne treatment product containing salicylic acid, this will clear your pores and help prevent clogging.
  • Apply a topical acne treatment that contains benzoyl peroxide. Benzoyl peroxide therapy will combat acne causing bacteria and help prevent further outbreaks of acne. Be aware that this can dry your skin slightly so a moisturizer may be necessary.
  • Avoid touching your face, which can spread acne bacteria and cause pimples and blackheads to spread. You should also try to not pop your pimples, as well as spreading bacteria it can also leave acne scars.

There are several different types of acne treatment, topical creams, gels, face cleansing lotions, prescription medication from your doctor or dermatologist for severe acne, and a myriad of home remedies for acne. The effects of all of these acne treatments are explained here and you will find all the information you need to get rid of pimples and enjoy healthy looking clear skin in just a few weeks.