Friday, May 15, 2009

Acne cases

Acne, like the common cold, is a problem that just about every human being on planet earth is going to have to deal with at some point in their lives.
One generally finds acne among the teenagers or the young adults, but this is not always the case.

The single most important thing that a person who has acne can do to treat the problem at home is to practice correct face washing. Correctly washing the face is done in several steps. Securing the hair by firmly pulling it back is the first step.

The second step is to wash the hand thoroughly and this includes cleaning under the nails. The next thing to do is to wet the face and apply a pH balanced soap or facial cleansing product.

Using a circular motion, spread the cleanser evenly. Rinsing is important. Warm water should be splashed over the face until all traces of the cleanser have been removed . Using a clean towel, face is pat dried.

Towels should never be used more than once without be laundered. The skin should be allowed to air dry for at least 15 minutes before any acne medication or moisturizers are applied.

For a small case of acne...that is just the occasional pimple, white head or blackhead with no inflammation, there are many products that can be found on the shelves of most drug stores and discount stores. Cases of acne where there is inflammation should be treated by a dermatologist and at the earliest possible moment to avoid the physical and emotional scarring that acne can cause.

This is valid for all cases of Acne specifically adult Acne, adolescent Acne and infant Acne. But mind that when getting in for treatment, you must 1st possess all the knowledge at hand and only then you must really opt for a discourse.


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