If you’re a TV-watching kind of person, you’ve probably seen a lot of commercials about acne-fighting creams and pills that you can use. Maybe these types of products really do work, but maybe what you really need, are a few easy and natural tips, in order to get rid of those blemishes.
To improve your acne, try not to touch your face unless absolutely necessary. Your hands are dirty, and touching your face can cause bacteria and dirt to enter your pores and cause breakouts. Wash your hands thoroughly before touching your face for any reason. Being careful about touching your face can greatly improve your acne.
Did you know that acne can be caused by allergies? Allergies are a natural reaction that your immune system uses to fight off something that is trying to work it’s way to inside your body. The problem is, your body can sometimes end up fighting things it just doesn’t need to, because it was incorrectly programmed to do so. An allergy specialist can help by testing to find what allergies you do have. It could be something simple, such as dairy, or it could be more complex such as the paraffin wax in your hairspray. If your allergies are bad enough, an allergist can even give you shots that help to reprogram you body so that it no longer fights the things it doesn’t need to fight.
Always avoid using soap or any other lathering cleanser on your face. Any cleanser that creates a lot of lather also contains agents that are sure to remove natural oils and dry out your skin. Since the skin on your face is more sensitive than the rest of your body, this can cause acne, dry skin and other skin issues.
For irritated skin from acne, you can use anti-fungal cream. Believe it or not, this cream is effective for acne because it kills the bacteria that is found in acne. Simply apply a small amount to affected area and wash it off after 20 minutes. You will notice that skin is less red and swollen around the acne/
Beware of people trying to sell you acne cremes as some of them will try to sell you products that can harm your skin. If you are not sure which creams are best for your skin, consult with your dermatologist or ask a pharmacist. Also, never purchase a creme that has been opened.
Saw Palmetto is a natural herbal remedy that is used to treat many things. It is used to treat unbalanced testosterone levels and metabolism. You are sure to see some benefits when you use it on your face to treat acne problems, as well. It is a growing treatment for acne.
Perhaps you’ve seen those TV ads and decided to go another route or maybe, you’ve even tried them before and have learned that they do not work in all cases. Whatever your reasons for reading these tips, just know that they will work if you implement them, so study and apply what you’ve read here.