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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.

Can Micro-Needling Really Make Acne Scars Disappear

Most of us might shudder at the thought of sticking your face with hundreds of needles - it sounds like something out of a slasher movie. But in the pursuit of flawless skin, editors and influencers are quick to make an exception, as micro-needling (AKA ...

Published:  Mon, 21 May 2018 06:06:00 GMT



'Bachelor' Star Bekah Martinez Shares How She Got Rid of Her Acne

Bekah Martinez isn't one to keep her secrets to herself. The 23-year-old former Bachelor contestant, who has already gotten brutally honest about the real cost of being on the reality TV show, has also been quite vocal about her struggles with acne.

Published:  Fri, 18 May 2018 13:56:54 GMT



Realm Therapeutics Presents Data Highlighting its Proprietary Immunomodulatory Technology's Potential in Acne and Psoriasis at IID 2018

focused on developing novel therapeutics in immune-mediated diseases, today announces that the Company presented a poster at the 2018 International Investigative Dermatology (IID) Meeting in Orlando, Florida. "We have demonstrated that hypochlorus acid ...

Published:  Mon, 21 May 2018 04:34:00 GMT



Nodular acne: Definition and treatment options

Nodular acne is characterized by hard, painful acne lesions deep under the skin. It often affects the face, chest, or back. Unlike regular pimples that often heal within a few days, acne nodules may last for weeks or months. They tend not to develop a ...

Published:  Tue, 15 May 2018 06:32:00 GMT



13 Stars Who Didn't Cover Up Their Acne On Instagram

Love the skin you're in! A ton of our favorite stars struggle with acne, and they're not afraid to be open about it! Take a look at the gallery below to see Bella Thorne, Kendall Jenner and more celebrities who proudly flaunt their pimples. Contrary to ...

Published:  Tue, 15 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT



6 YouTube Beauty Stars Share the Advice That Helped Them Deal With Cystic Acne

People who have never had cystic acne don't quite understand the ways it can affect your confidence, self-esteem, and overall happiness. And given that there aren't a ton of examples of cystic acne representation in popular media, it can also often feel ...

Published:  Mon, 14 May 2018 08:08:00 GMT



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