The feeling that makes you relentlessly and fervently scavenge the internet for information, tips, tricks and “how-to’s”, to look up every remedy book for help and even try every second “ this-will-definitely-work” advice from friends and family. Especially when looking good and having a clear face is the in thing! You feel you are cursed with acne!
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Are you afraid of the ‘A’ word? Are you avoiding moisturizers just because there’s a whole internet section devoted to, ‘why moisturizers and other products can cause it’, and, did you just give up on those chocolates you have stashed up in your refrigerator? With all the old wives tales surrounding acne, and all the misleading information available, we wouldn’t really blame you for believing these myths about Acne vulgaris. In fact, we’ll simply bust them for you!
Summer is here and so is the acne nightmare!!
Here is what you can do to nip your acne in the bud (without popping the zits)!
it should be noted that we all have—and need—skin oil (also called sebum). Sebum is necessary for healthy skin. Too little of it and our skin because dry, too much of it and our skin gets too oily. Unfortunately, each of these scenarios can lead to acne. Dry, flaky skin can mix with oil, dirt and bacteria and clog our pores, creating inflammation in the form of acne. Too much oil can lead to clogged pores, in which dead skin, bacteria and more oil can accumulate and, you guessed it, cause acne. The best way to prevent acne is to get oily skin under control.
Probably the hardest thing to do when a breakout is lurking is to simply leave it alone. The unknown potential of a pimple makes the average person want to pinch and squeeze in hopes of it disappearing. Little do people know that the more the skin is touched, the greater the chance of that pimple going from innocuous to embarrassingly obvious. If you’re guilty of picking and pinching new pimples, read on for a few reasons to back away from those blemishes.