The main causes of acne in adolescents
 The impression of the exterior is made up of many components, but good fresh skin is always in the first place. Teens often find acne serious disadvantage and feel inferior.

There are seven main factors that cause the sudden appearance of acne on the face and body.

Genetics.   If your mother or father had acne as a teenager, the chances of acne you have dramatically increased.

Hormones.   In his youth, hormones called androgens become active and stimulate the sebaceous glands in your skin, increasing oil production. This, in turn, clogs the pores, thereby pimples and black dots. Hormonal changes that occur during puberty and the beginning or end of the reception of contraceptives, can also cause sudden appearance of acne. However, in some instances, certain control means, on the contrary, are intended for the treatment of acne.

Stress.   Although the actual stress can not cause acne, it can aggravate their condition, or any other problems faced by your skin.

Diet. Dermatologists are not sure whether the food that we eat, play a critical role in the appearance of acne. But some experts argue that the products that cause allergic reactions and can cause outbreaks of acne.

Frequent washing of the face. It may worsen the condition of the skin, causing pimples.

The use of oil funds for skin care and oily cosmetics.   Any product that clogs the channels of the skin, can cause acne.

Medications.   Acne can be a side effect of the action of certain drugs, including barbiturates, and steroids.

Acne Body

Natelnye pimples usually appear in adults or adolescents, and most often on the chest, back or buttocks. As with facial acne, hormones can cause this trouble. However, other factors are slightly different.

Sweat and tight clothing - two of the most common defendants, which explains why so many physically active women who suffer from acne on the body. Popular sports clothing made from fabrics like spandex, not breathable. As a result, it can skin to trap sweat, which is nothing to do but to be mixed with skin oils. The result - a thin layer that clog pores and cause spots; they can progress from conventional acne to more unpleasant cases, called papules or pustules.

Treatment of acne on the body is identical to the treatment of acne on the face, but on the body, they may be more intense, requiring more intensive treatment. The skin on the body is thicker than on the face, and pimples can be exposed to constant friction of clothes that can aggravate their condition. To keep the problem under control, daily wash means based on the salicylic acid and the like can quickly take a shower, after sweating. Wipe damaged areas benzoic peroxide or salicylic acid and then lubricate body cream based on the alpha acids, if necessary (it helps to exfoliate the skin, preventing it from over-drying).

Stubborn acne usually handled relevant in our time, retinoids, such as Retin-A or Retinova, or guzzle a course of antibiotics, such as tetracycline (Tetracycline), minocycline (Minocycline) or erythromycin (Erythomycin). To see the result was, the course usually lasts from one week to a couple of months, depending on the specific situation. In severe cases, use Roaccutane.
Author: Ann, New York