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Remedies To Prevent Acne

Remedies To Prevent Acne

One of the most common skin conditions that people face is acne. Be it due to pollution or hormonal imbalance, 85 per cent of young adults suffer from this skin condition. Even people in their 30s sometimes face severe breakouts once in a while.

Acne starts when the pores of our skin get clogged with oil and dead skin cells. Sebaceous glands produce sebum. These glands are connected to each pore in our skin. But if these glands secrete extra sebum, the skin gets oily and it clogs the pores. This cause the growth of Propionibacterium acnes, or P. acnes. The white blood cells attack the bacteria which causes inflammation and acne on those parts. Common symptoms are blackheads and whiteheads.

Remedies To Prevent Acne

 

Remedies To Prevent Acne
Remedies To Prevent Acne

Agnes can occur due to hormonal changes, infections, stress, diet, genetics etc. But not cleaning the skin regularly and properly can also be a reason for acne.

While clinical treatments like using salicylic acid, glycolic acid, niacinamide, benzoyl peroxide have been proven to be the most effective solution, not everyone can afford such treatments as they are expensive. These treatments might cause undesirable side effects like itchiness, dryness etc. Hence home remedies can be useful in controlling breakouts.

 

  1. Mixing apple cider vinegar in face masks soothes the skin and reduces inflammation. The citric acid in it kills the bacteria and decreases the symptoms.
  2. Gram flour mixed with curd, wild turmeric and rose water is an excellent backpack for oily skin and acne-prone skins. Turmeric is known for its antibacterial properties, gram flour cleanses the skin and rose water and curd reduce inflammation.
  3. Taking zinc supplements and multivitamins every day helps in metabolism and hormonal balance. This helps in reducing pimples.
  4. Honey and cinnamon mask can prove to be the holy grail for reducing and preventing further breakouts
  5. Using fresh aloe vera gel on the skin also helps.

Some things which need to be avoided are: popping the acne, touching the skin with dirty hands etc.

 

Drink plenty of water, try to reduce stress follow the above-mentioned remedies. With regular use, you will see a difference.

Subhangee Guha

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