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Acne Legends And The Problems They Create

Acne is a common ailment among teenagers, and doesn't ,often, clear up by adulthood. There are innumerable problems which can occur with both teenage and adult acne, and treatments to combat both. Diagnosing what is causing the acne is an important part of curing it, but recognizing what doesn't cause acne can be just as important. Over the years, many tales appear to have been handed down about the causes of acne, and they have caused many incorrect opinions and ideas.

This article covers many of those legends and ideas, and will shatter the misconceptions associated with those myths. It is a story that getting a tan can assist in clearing up acne. Even while a sun-tan may possibly help disguise the discoloration created by acne, it won't actually cure or stop it. Taking into account the risks with quick-tan beds and the sun, and the skin damage that can occur, and this may hurt more than it may help. It is often said that eating oily, deep-fried food, or binging on chocolate can be the originator of acne.

Numerous controlled studies have concluded there is no link between acne and one's food. It is also a 'wives-tale' that the more you clean your face, the fewer breakouts you may have. While washing your skin gets rid of oil and surplus dirt, and removes old skin, cleansing your face more than is necessary can remove some of the essential oils, thus, causing your skin to become especially dry and irritated. Whilst this won't specifically be the cause of acne, it can continue to itch, which will ultimately stop it from healing. By not excessively cleaning your skin, you are letting your body's natural oils to operate, at the selfsame time exfoliating dirt and old skin which can block pores and cause acne.

Another well-known acne myth is the one about popping pimples may assist them clear up more quickly. Whilst that can create the impression that the pimple looks less noticeable, it can oftentimes make the healing process a longer one. This is because popping a pimple can push the bacteria from it deeper into the skin, making the surrounding area red and irritated.

Devices designed to help pop your pimples, such as blackhead removers, aren't recommended either, as they can cause scars to form. A well known 'tale' is you can't put on makeup or shave if you want to have clear skin. If you suffer from acne, it is okay to use products that won't clog pores and effect breakouts. There are many different beliefs linked to acne and what causes it. It is important to fully comprehend what really is behind your acne outbreak before you will be free to treat it.

Consult a dermatologist if you are unsure about possible causes and treatments, or if you think your acne may require medical intervention.

This Article was written by David Hill.
He is a Research Chemist and is a regular Article Writer.
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