Thursday, May 28, 2015

Acne - Home Treatment

1. Wash your face twice a day. Washing your face once in the morning and once at night is a good routine.
  • Wash your face or any problem areas with warm water and a mild cleanser.
Recommended Facial Cleanser:

Cetaphil Oil Control Foam Wash

Clinically proven to effectively remove oil, impurities and makeup from oily and acne-prone skin
• Light foaming action leaves skin cleansed without stripping or drying
• Innovative Zinc technology reduces surface oil and shine in acne-prone skin
• Maintains pH balance for healthier skin

2.  Use a moisturizer on your face to keep your skin hydrated. Choose a non-comedogenic (oil free)  moisturizer.

Recommended Non- Comedogenic Moisturizer:

This unique, skin-nourishing daily moisturizer harnesses the power of ACTIVE NATURALS® Total Soy Complex and salicylic acid to help clear up blemishes and improve the health of your complexion. This oil-free formula, with a proven acne-fighting ingredient, clears and helps prevent breakouts, and helps even out skin tone. Oil free, hypoallergenic, noncomedogenic, and gentle enough to use every day.

3. Avoid touching your face

4. Never pick or squeeze your pimples because it will just result to infection and scarring.

5. Make sure your hair is always clean and keep them away from your face. 

6. You can use over the counter medicated acne products like creams, gels ,soaps that contain:
  • Benzoyl peroxide.  It is a keratolytic agent with antibacterial actions. It appears to be effective because of its antibacterial, peeling (keratolytic), and drying actions.
  • Salicylic acid. Helps unclog pores
  • Tea tree oil. It has unique disinfecting and soothing properties.
7. Use sunscreen. To protect your skin from the sun and other sources of UV light.

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