A skin condition that happens when hair follicles plug with oil and dead skin cells. Acne is most common among teenagers, during puberty between the ages of 10 and 13 though it affects people of all ages.
Acne is a common skin condition that affects most people at some point in their life. Acne develops when your skin pores become obstructed by oil, bacteria or dead cells. . Studies suggest that 9.4% of people worldwide have acne. Acne most commonly develops on the face, back, and chest. The face is the most common site and affects almost everyone with acne. Acne doesn’t cause a serious risk to your overall health. Acne may cause pain.
Types of acne
Blackheads: are also called open comedones. Open at the surface of your skin.
Whiteheads: are also called closed comedones. Form as raised bumps under the surface of the skin.
Papules: small, red colored caused by infected hair follicles.
Pustules: small red with pus at the tip.
Nodules: solid, often painful, develop beneath the surface of your skin.
Cysts: large beneath the skin with pus and are painful.
- Skin discoloration
- Pain and tenderness
- Emotional disturbances
- Acne and acne scars cause emotional distress.
- Don’t wash the affected area more than twice a day
- Do not wash the affected area with very hot or cold water.
- Do not squeeze spots
- Do not use a high amount of makeup and cosmetics
- Do not Avoid letting your hair fall across your face.
- Moisture your skin if it is dry
- Wash the affected area with mild soap or cleanser.
- Refresh your face with green tea.
If your complaints persist even after these methods then contact your homeopath. Your homeopath may help you to overcome this problem.