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Acne is a skin condition that occurs up as different kinds of bumps. The visible bumps can be in the form of blackheads, whiteheads, pimples, or cysts. Teen-agers experience acne due to hormonal changes that comes in the stage of puberty. The skin disorder might be acquired from your parents, so for example your mother had acne during her teens, it’s more likely that you will, too. The very good news is that, generally, acne goes away or gone by the time they are out of their teenage.

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The type of acne that a lot of teens our experiencing is called acne vulgaris. It usually shows up on the face, neck, shoulders, upper back, and chest.

The hair follicles or the pores, in your skin contains sebaceous glands which is also called as oil glands. These so called glands make sebum, which is helpful to lubricate your skin and hair. Generally, the sebaceous glands gives the right amount of sebum. As the body begins to grow and mature, though, hormones kindle the sebaceous glands to make more sebum.

Our Pores will clogged if there is too much amount of sebum and many dead skin cells. Bacteria can then get trapped inside the pores and eventually multiply. This results to swelling and redness which acne starts to appear on the skin.

           Whitehead is a result of a pore which clogged up and closes and bulges out from the skin. While, if a pore gets clogged up but stays open, the upper part surface can darken and results to blackhead. Every so often the wall of the pore opens, allowing sebum, bacteria, and dead skin cells to make their way beneath the skin which results to a small, red bump called a pimple.


           The clogged pores that open up very deep in the skin can result to nodules, which are infected bumps, lumps or cysts that are larger than pimples and can be aching. Intermittently, big cysts that seem like acne may be boils caused by a staph infection.

           Before knowing the best acne treatment for various skin type we should be aware of the wrong mindset of the causes of acne. Many people said that greasy, fried, oily foods, and junk foods has a contribution for having acne as per told by many. These foods may not be really good for overall health, but they don’t cause acne or make it worse.

Though, some current studies have implicated a high-carbohydrate diet, milk, and pure chocolate in aggravating acne, these findings are very far from the known conventional belief. Dirt on the skin which results to Blackheads are oxidized oil, not dirt. Furthermore, released sweats does not cause skin acne and is produced by entirely separate glands in our skin. On the other hand, too much washing can dry and irritate our sensitive skin.

           Other wrong beliefs on causes of acne is Stress. Some people get so bothered by their pimples that they pick at them and make it worsen. Stress, however, does not play much of a direct part in causing acne on our skin.

           In some cases the following may be contributing factors why we have acne one cause of this which I was said earlier is about heredity. If one of your parents had severe acne before, it is likely that your acne will be more difficult to control to when you’re at a teen age.

           On the other hand, pressure from helmets, chin straps, collars, suspenders and others can exacerbate acne. Drugs might be one of the reasons. Some medications may cause or worsen the skin acne, such as those with iodides contents, bromides substances, or oral or injected steroids that bodybuilders or athletes in take. Other drugs that can cause or worsen acne are anticonvulsant medications and lithium. Most situations in the appearance of acne are not drug related.

           In most cases some cosmetics and skin-care creams and beauty products are pore clogging or known as “comedogenic”. With the array of available brands laid on the market on the skin-care products, it is important to read the list of ingredients used and choose those which have water listed first or second if one is concerned about anti-acne results. These “water-based” skin products are typically best for those with patients having acne.

           In treating such acne problem we should be aware of the different skin type in order for us to address the proper treatment for acne.

           One of the skin types is the Normal skin. Normal skin is a widely term used to refer to harmonious or balanced skin. Eudermic is a scientific term or name for a healthy skin. Normal skin is well balanced neither too oily nor too dry. Fine pores good blood circulation It is a silky, soft and smooth texture it has no blemishes and is not prone to skin sensitivity.

            Another type of skin is known as Dry skin which is a skin type that produces less sebum than a regular skin. As a result of the lack of sebum, the dry skin lacks the required lipids that needs to retain skin moisture and create a protective defense against external influences that would harm the skin. Dry Skin is categorized also into different levels.


Dry skin may be categorized as very dry skin mild scaling or flakiness in patches, a rough and blotchy appearance it sometimes appears to be prematurely aged, it is a feeling of tightness and has possible itchiness. Extremely dry skin experience roughness, chapping with cracks, calluses, scaling and frequent itchiness. Extremely dry skin is most normally found on the elderly or on sternly dehydrated hands.

Most of the skin type are oily it describes a skin type with intensified sebum production. This excessive production is known as seborrhea. Oily skin has a glossy look and more visible pores, thicker, pale skin which blood vessels may not be visible. Having an Oily skin is prone to comedones a blackheads or whiteheads and to the varying forms of acne. Having a mild acne, a significant number of comedones occur on the face and frequently on the neck, shoulders, back and chest part too.

The last type of skin is Combination skin. Combination skin is a skin that consists of a mix of all different skin types. This has two layers. The oilier layer of a combination skin are caused by an overproduction of sebum. The drier layer of combination skin are caused by a lack of sebum and a corresponding lipid insufficiency.


If there is something or anything about skin acne treatment that can be said with assurance, it is that no single acne treatment works for one works for the other. The benzoyl peroxide product that is known as “miracle” acne treatment for a person who has naturally moist and chemical-resistant skin may produce a dismaying story for someone who has rosacea.


The exfoliant that affect good for blackheads on oily skin may give no benefits at all for someone who has small red pimples on a dry skin. And cosmetic cover-ups that work good on one skin type may cake or smear on another. Having an Acne treatment is not all or nothing.


The usage of wrong product may not cause you major skin problems. It may just not do you a lot of good and could make your condition even worst. But since there is almost always a product that is a good match to your skin needs, then you need to find the right product treatment fitted for your skin type, you can save a heart for embarrassment and save hundreds or even thousands of dollars if you just know your skin type and find the right and appropriate products that match your specific requirements for treatment.


The best way to treat acne is having the proper lifestyle. Practicing proper hygiene, using proper and appropriate skin product. But for those who’s on a present situation of facing such disorder and problem there must be an immediate or necessary means to do to alleviate the skin needs.


Treating Acne for normal type skin is the easiest way to do. Following the right skin care regimen can keep your skin looking vibrant and healthy for the future. The best way to treat Acne on a natural and normal skin is through proper cleansing. This is the best way to get rid of acne and blemishes. When we say complete, it is a thorough but soft and gentle face cleansing using the right soap and water. You can even try cleansing face with apple cider vinegar. Just gently massage the portion of your face and neck. Rinse your face with warm water. It will get rid of bacteria and infections.


Attending to Dry skin treatment for acne involves hydration. Drinking enough water is important for holistic health. Though drinking enough water doesn’t assure you a free of acne skin but it will keep your body and immune system fight and heal deficiencies in your body.


From showering regularly to using humidifiers, there are simple changes you can make in your everyday life to guarantee your dry skin gets the attention and care it really needs. Try to avoid taking extended, extremely hot showers. Hot water can actually strip the oil from your skin and spending lengthy periods of time under the water can dry it out even further.


Save your skin specially those who are sensitive and dry type skin by limiting yourself to five minute showers that use lukewarm to warm water. For girls out there, in the evening, after you have removed your make-up, a few splashes of water should be enough to get the dirt off your skin. This way, you keep your skin clean and do not make it any drier and balance. Tomato Pulp is so effective to treat acne for dry skin. Studies have known that the acidity in tomatoes helps the skin dry up acne and get rid of bacteria. Tomato pulp is also is rich in Vitamin A, C and K that is known to be found in most over the counter acne products and creams. Just slice open a tomato, and evenly scrub it on your face surface. Alternatively, you can also mash up the tomato till it is gluey and apply it as a face mask or pack and repeat for a few weeks till you see the difference.


Those who have oily type skin are fortunate when it comes to signs of aging. Oily skin develops fewer wrinkles, it means you age more slowly. Those who have Oily skin types tend to have thicker skin and this thickness means less fine lines, as their skin is less prone  or less expose to dehydration. Honey is one of nature’s most known and applauded skin remedy.


This is because by its antibacterial and antiseptic abilities, it may benefit oily and acne expose skin.


Having said, honey is also a natural humectant, which helps keep the skin moist but not oily. This is because humectants attracts moisture from the skin without replacing it. To use honey to treat skin acne in oily skin, spread a thin layer, preferably raw honey, onto your face evenly; let it dry and leave for about ten minutes, and rinse thoroughly with lukewarm water.


Oatmeal also is known and recognize to help and calm inflamed skin and absorb excess oil. It also helps exfoliate dead skin. Oatmeal, when used in facial masks can be combined with yogurt, honey, or mashed fruit such as bananas, apples, or papaya for best result. In order to use oatmeal on your face, you need to combine 1/2 cup ground oats with hot water to form a gluey paste.


Stir in 1 tablespoon honey. Massage evenly the oatmeal mixture into your face surface for about three minutes and rinse with lukewarm, and pat dry. Alternatively, smear the oatmeal mixture to your face surface and leave it on for 10–15 minutes and rinse with lukewarm water, and pat dry.


Treating acne for combination type skin is as easy like the others just make a gluey paste by blending one small cucumber and one cup of oatmeal.  Mix 1 teaspoon of this gluey paste with 1 teaspoon of yogurt and gently apply it to your combination typeface. Leave it on for 30 minutes, and then rinse.


Acne is a common with depressing problem with a number of underlying causes and factors in it. However, conventional treatments may cause dryness, redness and irritation. Fortunately, many natural and home remedies can also be and alternative for treating acne effectively. But, some treatment requires also medical aiding when severity occurs. But it was generally testified that natural remedies do wonders for treating acne.  The suggested remedies might not work for everyone, but they just might be worth a try. Nevertheless, you may want to refer a dermatologist if you have severe acne.


Let us all preserve and take care for our skin. The best way to protect our skin is to practice healthy lifestyle and educate our self for its causes and effects on such skin disorder.


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