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Understanding Acne Products

Acne is one of the most common skin problems affecting people around the world. At some point in their life, nearly everyone will battle problematic pimples that leave them feeling embarrassed, socially unacceptable or even depressed about their appearance. Acne, however, is only on the surface and a healthier skin is just waiting to be discovered underneath.

Acne products are one of the most effective ways to handle breakouts. When combined with a few natural home remedies, your skin can be on its way to a healthier and happier appearance. Cleansing your face at least twice each day, including both morning and night, will help to remove any buildup from your skin. Many acne sufferers may not realize this, but certain soaps may actually irritate the skin and add even more redness. Some commercial soaps have harsh ingredients that are thought to strip the skin of its natural moisture and, in some cases, may even cause mild to moderate itching. A moisturizing soap is a popular alternative and some even enjoy handmade soap products for the ultimate in skin care.

When most people begin to notice regular acne breakouts, they tend to stop by the local retail store in search of an affordable and effective product. While over-the-counter acne relief can be just as effective as expensive prescription-only acne medications, your search will be more successful if you focus on your individual problem and less on a product that guarantees immediate results. The truth is that your acne problem did not appear overnight and any product that promises to cure it as quickly is probably more than a little ambitious. Some popular over-the-counter acne products, such as Clearpores, DermaCleanse, and ProActiv offer 3-step programs with realistic expectations and do not require a doctor's prescription. Results in any form take time to appear and all acne products should be purchased with that in mind.

If and when acne fails to respond to conventional over-the-counter acne relief, medical intervention may be needed. This is especially true with severe cases, which sometimes cannot be handled without prescription medication. Accutane is one of the possible acne medications available to sufferers who have exhausted all other efforts to relieve their breakouts. Although it has the potential for dangerous side effects, over two million users have tried Accutane and many have seen results where other acne products had otherwise failed. Because Accutane is available by prescription only, a physician can best explain both the benefits and risks associated with this 4-6 month aggressive plan.

Whether you have an occasional acne breakout or are suffering with a constant discomfort, never disrupt the problem area by scratching, squeezing or aggravating your acne. Each of these actions may lead to infection or, at the very least, can worsen the redness and discomfort associated with acne. Caring for your skin properly and knowing when to seek medical help will result in healthier skin and a confident smile.

Here's how 13 celebrities got rid of their acne

Celebrities may have gobs of money, glamorous wardrobes, and giant houses, but there's one thing they share with even us normal folk: Acne. The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) says that acne affects 50 million Americans every year. Celebs may be able ...

Published:  Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:27:00 GMT



Health Tip: Four Common Types Of Acne

(HealthDay News) -- Acne is typically caused by the clogging of hair follicles by debris from skin cells, skin inflammation, oily secretions and certain bacteria. The American Skin Association identifies these common types of acne and their causes ...

Published:  Wed, 20 Sep 2017 04:37:00 GMT



This is how I got rid of my teenage acne for good

With adult acne on the rise, what can a 16-year-old tell you about how to treat it Eliza Fleet reveals how she cleared up her severe condition in just three months and gives her top tips I first developed teenage acne when I was around 13 and I hated it.

Published:  Wed, 20 Sep 2017 06:48:00 GMT



Hammerling: Got acne This might be why

Acne is a common skin disease that affects the oil glands of the skin, especially in teens. Approximately 50 million people in the United States have acne, including 85 percent of teenagers. In adult women, its prevalent in about 10 percent of the population.

Published:  Mon, 18 Sep 2017 22:00:00 GMT



I Tried This Treatment to Make My Acne Scars Less Visible-and I'm Thrilled With the Results

I've always struggled with acne. I vividly remember being in the fourth grade and a classmate placing scotch tape on my nose (she was clearly inspired by Biore strips) and then ripping it off. She was excited about all the blackheads she was able to ...

Published:  Tue, 19 Sep 2017 05:39:00 GMT



Erase Acne & Wrinkles with Aria Integrative Health

If you're not taking advantage of the brand new Vivace treatment to rejuvenate your skin and look younger, you're wasting time and money on everything else. Nick Tvrdick from Aira Integrative Health, joined us this morning to also introduce us to Regenlite ...

Published:  Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:01:00 GMT



Global Anti Acne Cosmetics Market 2017 Share, Trend, Segmentation and Forecast to 2023

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Published:  Wed, 20 Sep 2017 04:50:00 GMT



Zinc and Low-Glycemic Foods May Help Acne

High-glycemic foods like sugary sweets and simple carbs cause your blood sugar to spike. When that happens, it triggers oil production in your skin, and voila: Clogged pores galore. Swap out processed foods for things like nuts and whole grains-a low ...

Published:  Sun, 17 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT



Perrigo says the FDA has given tentative approval to generic acne gel

Perrigo Co. PRGO, -2.22% said early Monday that the Food and Drug Administration has granted tentative approval for its generic version of the acne gel Acanya. Perrigo shares rose 1.2% in premarket trade after the news. The company said it previously ...

Published:  Mon, 18 Sep 2017 05:59:00 GMT



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