You can not imagine how many people in varying degrees, suffer from this disease. The degree of damage can be different - from a small amount on the face, to spread throughout the body: on the chest or back. To date not known, what is still a cause of acne, because sometimes it manifests itself even in the newborn!
Most doctors still tend to think of the main culprits of the following facts:
- Stress, which increases the production of hormones by the adrenal glands.
- Hormonal changes or hormonal surges, such as during menstruation.
- Admission anabolitikov.
- Increased activity of sebaceous glands.
- Reducing the ability of skin to regenerate cells.
- Certain medications which contain androgens, barbiturate, lithium and halogen.
Most often blame the hormones that cause the sebaceous glands to work harder, so that the skin can not cope with the load, resulting in a blockage of the pores, and there to close inflammatory processes.
At times, when faced with this problem, it is difficult to understand what to do. It does not always have the opportunity to apply to the beautician, and not the fact that he will be a professional. Therefore, I would like to tell you about what treatment options for acne are. All methods have in common is that they aim to: eliminate the bacteria that cause acne; reduce sebum production; to reveal the pores; reduce the amount of inflammation.
Let's start with what you can do at home.
1. The main thing - always clean the skin.
Whatever you are tired, for you it is an immutable rule. Otherwise, in the morning you will blame themselves. But it is not necessary in this case to use too aggressive lotions, gels, etc. Instead of fighting with the bacteria, they will dry the skin, and as a result may cause irritation. Moreover, the use of such cosmetic products lead to relapse. Therefore it is better to use products that have a soft formula, and do not contain alcohol.
Better use of the formulation for these purposes, which include the alpha and beta hydroxy acids (beta hydroxy acid (BHA), or alpha hydroxy acid (AHA)). Scrubs also good remove dead skin cells, but note that the particles must be small so that they do not damage the skin. Remember that if there is any inflammation of the skin, from the scrub should be abandoned for some time.
For this purpose, commonly used benzoyl peroxide (Benzoyl peroxide (BP)). Its main action is aimed at destroying the bacteria that cause acne. Furthermore, it does not dry the skin as much as alcohol. Good effect on the skin provides the essential oil of tea tree.
Do not forget to occasionally make masks, which have a beneficial effect on your skin.
If you have a weak form of the disease, it is usually quite enough skin care at home. But sometimes you have
go to the hospital
. Therefore, it would be nice to know what procedures you can expect there:
1. Treatment with antibiotics.
As ingestion and for application to the skin. Typically prescribed benzoyl peroxide, clindamycin (Clindamycin), and erythromycin (Erythromycin), although it is not all that can be prescribed by a doctor.
2. Hormone therapy.
This - the procedure for women, as some representatives suffer from acne is to appear due to hormonal changes. Most often prescribe oral contraceptives that contain a lot of female hormones or spironolactone. I note that medications are given for informational purposes. You should not ingest any whatsoever medications without talking to your doctor.
It is, by and large, vitamin A in capsule form. It helps regulate the sebaceous glands. However, it has serious side effects, so take it without permission is not necessary.
Besides visiting the dermatologist, you can go
. Modern beauty industry can also offer some options for improving the condition of the skin (which is improving, but not treatment):
- This, of course, all kinds of masks: oxygen, based on clay, vitamins, etc.
- Chemical peeling.
- Blood transfusion.
- Surgery, when dealing with very severe.
- Treatment using a laser.
- By means of special lamps that emit blue light.
You see, there are plenty to choose. But what if you find yourself on the face of a pimple? How to apply makeup so that acne and hide and do not look like a man in a mask?
Camouflage for Acne
So, if you belong to the 90% of women who suffer from varying degrees of acne, then you must always be the following:
• Toner, to be able to touch up makeup. You can buy special masking tools that already contain drug ingredients and dehumidified. In addition, it is better if they are water-based.
• Drops for eyes against redness. They help remove the redness on the skin.
• Concealer. If it is not a pencil, then first finger hold 10 seconds under cold water. Let it dry. And then apply it on your face.
Before you apply makeup, wash your hands thoroughly and follow clean brushes and sponges. It is also important to cosmetics was undue.