You must have observed that Acne starts erupting in the teen years and then keeps occurring for the rest of the life. Besides pain, Acne is unsightly and unattractive leading to loss of self-confidence. So, one would feel like it would be better to prevent it.
Dr. Saif Fatteh, MD believes that it might not be possible to avoid all the breakouts. However, there are things you can to reduce the effects that have on skin and your confidence. One important thing to avoid is aggressive face scrubbing or washing. This will only force the infection deeper into your skin, making it harder for your body’s natural healing process to restore your skin.
The acne dermatologists suggest the following tips which could be helpful in the reduction of breakouts:
- Avoid touching your face
- Wash your face no more than two times a day with mild soap and warm water
- Choose cosmetics and skin care products marketed for sensitive skin, and avoid oil-based products
- If your acne is on your body, avoid tight clothing that doesn’t let your skin breathe
- Reduce anxiety and stress
No matter how carefully you follow the above guidelines, some breakouts will still make a place on your face. However, it may definitely reduce the frequency of breakouts and you always have the option of treating acne.