Acne can be a problem and issue for both teenagers and adult. For some the problem may be mild and for some it may be severe. There are many treatments available for acne, according to your requirement you can adopt the one which suits you.
Even the problem of acne can be controlled by many ways like you may consult to a doctor or you may take help of some over the counter product or by some herbal remedy. For any treatment be aware of the causes of acne under skin. In this article you may find some main reasons of acne.
Main Causes of Acne: At the age of puberty acnes are more likely to occur. At this age boys and girls may face pimple or acne problem. Though this is very common problem in teenagers but adults may also suffer from same problem, mostly in their 30s. You may find many reasons of this problem but the main basic reasons I have listed here:
Hormone Imbalance: Usually hormone imbalance happen during puberty. At this age some hormones named androgens, releases oil on specific body area like back, face, shoulders. This may also result acne. Like girls may get acne problem during their periods. Well it is also due to their hormone imbalance and change.
Genetically: It may happen for some people that the acne problem is due to their parents. If their mom and dad have had the same problem in their teens, then their children may also suffer from same problem at that age.
Due to oil ducts: Sometimes oil ducts of body may mix up with skin cells and body oil, which may result in bumpy pimples. Moreover whiteheads and blackheads may also form zits, when plugged with oil ducts. Above are main reasons of acne, though there are many myths as well about acne. Here now I will discuss those myths which you think is the basic problem, but in actual it is not, like dirt, mood swings, oily food, contact with some acne patient, link between stress and acne etc.
Cure for acne
Though there is not any proper medicinal and long lasting treatment for acne, but you may control them by using oil free acne stress control treatments like hydrating acne treatment and many more are their.
Benzoyl Peroxide: This over the counter lotion or gel can be bought from any medical store. It can kill the main bacteria and can heel the pimple. Your skin may become dry due to it, so at first apply it at only small portion and do check its effect on your skin. You may also increase the amount of lotion gradually for this you may go from 5% to 10% slowly.
Antibiotics: If lotion does not work for you then you may go for antibiotic medicines. Mainly if pimples are having pus then antibiotic may work.
Retinoid: It may be advised by your doctor, retinoid may unplug oil ducts. Retinoid can be bought either in cream form or in gel form. It is a strong agent so avoid going in sun, while you are using Retinoid.
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