Acne is a traumatic skin disease, which is caused generally when the pores (also known as follicles) get blocked and the oil (also known as sebum) cannot flow as it naturally does in order to get eliminated from the body.
Bad News And Good News
The bad news is that acne cannot be cured, however, the good news is that in can be prevented, control and outgrown efficiently so you may never have an out break.
The age group attacked the most by this skin problem is the teenagers but not only as acne rosacea occurs after the age of 30 and don’t forget that once you are prone to acne it may reoccur anytime should you not take the necessary measures to prevent and control acne.
Better Prevent Than Cure
Anyone will agree when I say it is better to prevent than cure any disease and those who have suffered from acne are more than willing to do anything it takes to prevent any further outbreaks. Here are a few suggestions, which have proved to work best in the majority of cases.
Monitor your diet closely. In other words, try and avoid greasy foods, which are bad for you anyway. Drink the recommended amount of water daily, which is 8 glasses of water or more during summer when your body gets easily dehydrated. Stress causes skin disorders, as well, and, therefore, a proper sleep pattern and relaxation is indicated.
Cleaning your face regularly with specific anti-acne products is yet another great way to control acne and prevent it at the same time. The acne cleaning process consists of a several steps such as: scrubbing, cleansing and toning which if done regularly will give you outstanding results.
Other Ways To Prevent And Control Acne
Other popular ways to prevent and control acne is through medication and specific designed creams. However, before choosing which one is suitable for you consult your doctor so he/she can determine your skin type and specific requirements.
There are as well natural and herbal remedies to control acne that work wonders but again you have to be get it approved with your doctor before you try and use any of them.
Remember that any treatment for acne will work as long as you continue to follow the indications given by your doctor and the duration of the treatment. Healthy skin is achievable when you take the time to invest in taking care of it and preventing any future out breaks.