Acne - a problem that at some time in their lives, most people suffer. Is there a cure for this disease?
Pimples, blackheads, or, as is now fashionable to say, acne - an inflammatory disease of the sebaceous glands and hair follicles of the skin. Acne is characterized by the obstruction of sebaceous glands and their subsequent inflammation. Previously, it was believed that acne - it is a disease of adolescence, however, experience shows that this disease affects people and adults.
Possible causes of acne
- especially hormonal status;
- giperproduktivnost sebaceous glands;
- chronic and acquired diseases of the gastrointestinal tract;
- failures in the immune system;
- goiter, and some others.
Cosmetics and Acne
Currently, the shelves are full of agents for the treatment of acne. This masks and tonics and scrubs. A full range of care products for problem skin offer such world famous brands such as Vichy and Clinique. Belarusian Patriotic and cosmetic industries are not far behind, launching to the market new line to combat this problem, for example, "propeller", "Clean skin". «Face Control». The effectiveness of these tools are quite different and depends on complex factors.
But if we remember that acne - it is a disease, it is a means to treat it is necessary to look for it at the pharmacy. Pharmaceutical companies do not remain in debt and released to the market a lot of medical supplies from acne. The most widely used drugs are erythromycin, clindamycin and tetracycline. Let's try to figure it out.
In no case do not self-medicate. Initiative is not only not lead to success, but it can also harm healthy skin. Therefore, the choice of means. Be sure to consult with your doctor.
. Adapalene is a new generation synthetic retinoid and is a derivative of naphthoic acid. Adapalene has antikomedogennym and anti-inflammatory effect: the use of the drug leads to a reduction of entanglement horny scales of the surface of the skin and accelerates their peeling, improves the flow of oxygen in the sebaceous glands.
Visible effect: after 4-8 weeks of use, sustained improvement - 3 months from the beginning of therapy.
Indications: Treatment of mild to moderate acne severity as monotherapy, and in acne of moderate severity - in combination with other drugs.
Price of the issue: 850 rubles
. Clindamycin - an antibiotic group lincosamides active against all strains of Propionibacterium acnes - the causative agent of acne. Product reduces the amount of free fatty acids on the skin surface (from 14% to 2%) and thus contributes to the "purification" of acne. The gel is well absorbed, leaves no oily shine, its use is combined with the makeup.
Visible effect: after 3-5 weeks of use
Indications: Treatment of "youth" of acne vulgaris (acne vulgaris).
Price of the issue: 667 rubles
SKINOREN (azelaic acid)
. Azelaic acid has a complex mechanism of action: inhibits the growth of bacteria and exfoliates, reduces inflammation. In addition, it can weaken the skin pigmentation after acne. With prolonged use of the drug is not formed microbial resistance.
Visible effect: a marked improvement after 4 weeks of using the drug. Persistent improvement is seen after 6 months.
Indications: treatment of juvenile acne and hyperpigmentation
Price of the issue: 670 rubles
Kuriozin (hyaluronic acid and zinc)
. Hyaluronic acid improves microcirculation and accelerates tissue regeneration. Because of hyaluronic acid, it is more accurate healing elements of acne without scarring. Zinc accelerates division of the skin cells has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory effect.
Visible effect: after 1-2 weeks of use
Indications: prevention of acne after the resolution of the clinical manifestations of acne.
Price of the issue: 390 rubles
FUZIDERM (fusidic acid)
. Fusidic acid - a topical antibiotic, has a powerful antibacterial effect on a wide range of microorganisms. Deeply penetrates the intact skin, so it can be used in conditions not involving damage to the skin. When applied topically, it has a strong anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, anti-allergic and antiexudative effect, reduces the severity of itching and the synthesis of collagen in the skin.
Visible effect: after 1-2 weeks of use
Indications: Treatment of acne and folliculitis.
Price of the issue: 870 rubles
NB! In parentheses is the active ingredient of the drug.