No one likes to have face filled with acne. Usually teenagers and sometimes adults face this problem. Although there are various options available in market to treat acne it is better to understand the formation acne so that you can make an informed decision about the products to use against treating acne.
Formation of Acne
Due to the build of sebum from the sebaceous gland as well from the sloughed skin cells also called as corneocytes exert pressure on the cells surrounding the pore and when this pressure is enough the sides of pore rupture giving way to the sebaceous material leak in to surrounding skin. As the leaked, sebaceous material contains enough amounts of P. Acnes bacteria, the surrounding skin is infected causing a red bump, which we also call it, pimple. Medical term for this red bump is inflammatory papule and there are different types of acne like blackheads, whiteheads, cysts and nodules. Depending on the type of acne, you should use your acne treatment.
There are different remedies to treat acne including home remedies, natural remedies, over the counter dugs and prescription drugs. Please note that different people have different skin types and usually one product that acts on one skin type not necessarily has some effects on other skin type. Therefore, you have to understand your skin type first and if any skin treatment product does not work for you then you will have to switch to another more potent acne treatment that will work best for your skin.
Prescription Drugs: Tretinoin products help to combat stickiness of the skin allowing their smooth and normal slough. Tropical as well Oral antibiotics are also important for to kill P. Acnes causing inflammatory papules. For sever and cystic acne Isotretinoin is prescribed which again has to be closely monitored by the physician as they have certain side effects.
Over the Counter Drugs: Benzoyl Peroxide, Salycylic Acid 2% is commonly used to kill P. Acne and prevent their overgrowth as well to treat the stickiness of the skin allowing smooth and normal slough.
Natural Treatments: There is plenty of natural skin care products used for treating acne available in market. In addition, they can be brought without prescription providing better results for eradicating the root cause of acne. As they are completely natural and prepared from herb formula, they are completely safe for use and do not cause any threats of side effects or adverse effects. Usually they are present in the form of creams, lotions, gels and face cleansers that can be used in daytime and at night before sleeping. Commonly the ingredients found in natural acne treatment products are AHA and BHA complex, Aloe Vera, Azelaic Acid, Benzoyl Peroxide, Green Tea Extracts, Licorice Root Extracts, Passion Flower Extracts, Sage Extracts and Sulfur.