With basic skin care for acne, you can stop scars to a certain extent and control aggravation. For your acne prone skin, you can try to follow these skin care tips.
Never pick acne. If you try to squeeze out whiteheads or blackheads, then further infection could be the result. Picking up acne at second stage may lead to scarring.
There is a misconception that excessive sweat or dirt can cause acne. In blackheads what you see black is not dirt but oxidized sebum. Please do not be harsh with your skin. That will aggravate the acne condition. Gently clean your face with mild soap or cleansers formulated to care for acne and warm water. Pat dry, do not rub.
The cosmetics and skin care products you need to use are noncomedogenic. These are products which are certified to not cause or aggravate acne.
Facials can lead to aggravating your acne. Any kind of facial should be avoided if you have an acne outbreak.
Facials may aggravate your acne. Avoid any kind of facial if you have an acne outbreak.
Do you frequently touch your face? That’s one habit you need to stop. Also avoid any bangs coming on the forehead.
As much as possible, keep your face free of makeup. The skin needs to breathe fresh air. Acne prone skin needs fresh air.
Avoid using any oil or oil rich product for your hair. Only use oil free hair care products. Your acne may worsen because of oily hair.
In treating acne, don’t worry if your medication doesn’t produce immediate result. You need to find out the time when you would get relief from acne so you must consult your doctor. Until then, don’t worry.
You shouldn’t worry until then. Even with acne medication, it would still take time to treat acne and produce clear skin.