Acne

Beating Adult Acne

I wash my face a lot, yet blackheads arise. Why?
I wash my face a lot, yet blackheads arise. Why?

Washing your face often cannot prevent acne or blackheads. The reason is blackheads develop due to excess oil production beneath the skin surface. Wash your skin two times a day with warm water and a mild cleanser, never use hot water.

Do contraceptives cause or cure acne?
Do contraceptives cause or cure acne?

Contraceptives can control acne to an extent. The hormones present in contraceptives block the androgen hormones which therefore put sebum glands into overdrive. However, all acne is not caused by androgen hormone rise.

Could my makeup cause acne?
Could my makeup cause acne?

Anything you apply to your face can clog pores.  Always use oil-free makeup, cosmetics, sunscreens and lotions. Use powder cosmetics instead of cream foundations.

My livelihood is too stressful. Is that a cause for acne?
My livelihood is too stressful. Is that a cause for acne?

Stress is not a main reason behind acne. On the other hand, acne may increase your stress levels. Acne treatment helps to reduce stress. In some people, stress can aggravate acne. Speak to your doctor and perform some relaxation techniques.

Am I bonded to acne forever?
Am I bonded to acne forever?

Acne goes away with age. Research study shows that women are less prone to acne after age 44. Even acne ends along with menopause. However, there are treatments for adult acne. Any treatment for acne takes 4 – 12 weeks to get rid of acne.

What is the best way to get rid of acne?
What is the best way to get rid of acne?

The two simple approaches are –

Firstly, keep your hair away from your face. Use oil-free hair products.

Secondly, avoid touching your face as it can irritate your skin, increase oiliness and therefore encourages bacterial growth.

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