Again, these spots!
 Why did they jump? How is it treated, and can I prevent it? These questions will be answered in this article.

Why do I have a pimple?

Appeared suddenly spot can spoil the mood for a few days. And no auditory training does not help. Why all of a sudden there was this intruder?

- You wash your face enough.   If the cause of your acne insufficient hygiene, the problem is easily solved. Try to clean the skin with a brush every day, and wash twice a day. If acne cease to appear, then you are lucky, you are almost solved the problem.

- You wash your face too hard.   Believe it or not, but the downside of hygiene can lead to acne. This is true if you have oily skin. Frequent washing provokes her to allocate even more sebum, which clogs pores and provoke acne. Washing in the morning and evening - enough strategy for oily skin. In most cases it is not necessary.

- You're too nervous.   Studies have shown that increased levels of stress hormones lead to serious consequences: weight gain, high blood pressure, acne. Learn to control stress. When you are not alone and you are nervous - try to breathe deeply and as quickly as possible to restore the rhythm of breathing and heart rate.

- You lack moisture.   Maybe your acne - it is a consequence of dehydration. Drinking water helps cleanse the body of toxins, including the clogged pores. Drink plenty of water! And if you get tired of plain water, then alternate water with fresh juices, fruit drinks, coconut water.

Warn easier than cure and mask!

Make sure your daily care includes products specifically designed for your skin type. If you often pimples, you may need to go to tools labeled "for oily and acne-prone skin."

The main treatment for acne and acne

These are tools that should be in your medicine cabinet and cosmetic bag, if you are plagued by acne. Meet the most proven ones.

• Tea tree oil

What used:   treatment of lung, random spots.

How does it work:   The oil obtained from the leaves of the Australian bush contains antibacterial and antimicrobial compounds called terpenoids. They help kill bacteria deep into the pores of the skin, leading to acne. Apply on the skin can be products containing tea tree oil, and can be applied with a cotton swab and clean the product bought in a pharmacy.

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Conducted an interesting study. Scientists are trying to figure out what is more effective for the treatment of acne: tea tree oil or benzoyl peroxide, a recognized leader in the treatment of acne. It was found that both of these components will eventually work effectively only benzoyl peroxide acts faster. But over time, the results from these two components are approximately equal. A major benefit of tea tree oil can be called is that it has less annoying side effects, that is rarely leads to dryness and redness.

• Sulfur

For what:   used on sensitive skin.

How does it work:   This is an old, time-tested method. Sulfur acts as a sponge, causing the pore depth of oil and sebum. Pimple dry and sebum under control. Apply to be a cotton swab directly to the problem areas.

Apply sulfur and products containing sulfur, suggested only for the night. The fact that sulfur has an unpleasant smell of rotten eggs. Some drugs have a sulfur masking flavors, but perfumes may cause allergies. So it is better for the treatment of gray stay home.

• Salicylic acid

What used:   for the treatment of acne, soothes redness and inflammation.

How does it work:   Besides soothing and anti-inflammatory action, salicylic acid has the ability to dissolve dirt and grease inside the pores, helps clean clogged pores.

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It is best to use salicylic acid for dry skin, because it is less irritating ingredient, the more powerful treatments for acne. Well salicylic acid acts on the chronic, often pours acne.

• Benzoyl peroxide

What used:   for rapid treatment of acne.

How does it work:   Benzoyl peroxide - a powerful antibacterial agent, it can instantly kill the bacteria that cause acne. But be sure to use benzoyl peroxide after a non-comedogenic moisturizer to prevent dryness.

Among the side effects of benzoyl peroxide - dry and sometimes redness. And this product is so strong that even bleach towels and linens. So watch out for when using the concentrations of skin.

• Retinoids

What used:   night as means for preventing acne.

How does it work:   Retinoids include known anti-age ingredient retinol and Retin-A. These components affect the balance of oils on the skin. They help to stop the accumulation of sebum in the pores.

It is worth knowing that retinoids can make your skin sensitive to the sun, which is why they should be part of the night only funds. In addition, the skin is not just accustomed to retinol, so it should be used initially in a day or two days later, and only after that every day. As mentioned, retinol - a good antivozrasnoy component, so a bonus in the form of stimulating the production of collagen and smoothing of wrinkles - guaranteed.

• Light therapy

What used:   as acne prophylaxis.

How does it work:   Once or twice a week for a few minutes to be carried out under the rays of blue light, since waves of these lamps kill the bacteria that cause acne. After that acne caused by bacteria will not appear on the face.

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You can buy a portable device with a blue radiation and do preventive procedures, without leaving home. But doctors advise to combine the treatment beams and local treatment drugs.

• Antibiotics in tablets

Use:   for the treatment of painful pimples and blackheads.

How it works:   As known antibiotics kill bacteria and taken orally in pill form, they fight bacteria inside. Additionally, antibiotics reduce inflammation caused by acne, and also minimize pain and acne scars after.

It is important to know that the ingestion of antibiotics should be limited in time. Normally not more than a few months. Generally, the reception is to be held under the supervision of a physician. And if the pills do not help, doctors usually prescribe a break from taking drugs at the time of going to local treatment. Be sure to read the instructions to drugs, because the use of certain antibiotics is recommended on an empty stomach.

• Oral contraceptives

Use:   for its intended purpose, to prevent pregnancy, but the side effects associated with acne relief.

How it works:   Most acne in adult women due to the fluctuations in hormone levels. Birth control pills control the hormonal fluctuations, resulting in hormone levels back to normal. So sometimes doctors prescribe contraceptives to women in the fight against acne.

It should also be aware that the level of hormones can be balanced and without medication. Sometimes a good night's sleep, control of stress, moderate physical activity and proper diet rich in antioxidants.

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• Isotretinoin (also known as Accutane)

For what: It is used when none of these therapies have not worked. As a rule, severe cystic inflammatory acne.

How does it work:   Oral medication stops the abnormal activity of the sebaceous glands, which leads to pimples and cysts. Assigned for 4 to 7 months. After treatment the skin is significantly improved.

However, be aware that this drug can not be combined with pregnancy, the risk of congenital abnormalities of the fetus is very large. Pregnant only 3 months after the end of treatment with isotretinoin.
Author: Vasilisa Cousin