Title: 5 Tips for Getting Rid of Acne
Acne is a widespread problem that a lot of teenagers face. It can be extremely
embarrassing for a lot of teenagers who are at a extremely delicate time in their lives.
Here are 5 tips to help.
By now, almost everybody has seen the late night and early morning acne infomercials
with Jessica Simpson and Sean "Diddy" Combs. I guess they figure, if a celebrity trusts
something, then so should you. The promises made for the product sound surreal, and yet
for many people it may be just the cure they're looking for. Even so, it may not be for
One of my daughters who had acquired a bad case of acne in recent years, tried the
infomercial solution, and it didn't work on her at all. Being a young teenager, she was
beset by acne breakouts and needed a solution fast. But unable to find a quick solution,
we ended up going to the local dermatologist for acne information and answers. The
doctor gave her a prescription for a cream and an oral medication. After following his
instructions for a couple weeks, her acne had virtually departed. This was the right
solution for her, but it may not be for you - because we're all different.
Here are some general tips that I've discovered over the years:
If you have oily skin - it's best to take a medicated acne product or one in gel form.
If you have dry skin - you'll probably do better with the acne cream form and medicated
products with benzoyl peroxide or salycic acid.
If you have both oily AND dry skin (combined type) - you will probably need a
combination of oily skin gels and dry skin acne creams to apply to different parts of your
fact according to the skin condition there.
If you have sensitive skin - you will more than likely need less intense concentrations of
either dry, oily, or combined-type treatments.
If you have skin pain because of acne - you should get personal attention from a
So many people struggle with skin afflictions on a regular basis. With the advances in
science, you'd think that the acne problem would have been solved long ago and that acne
would be a pale memory. Unfortunately the age-old confidence destroyer is still around
and going strong.
Today, reaching middle age, I find myself in a new situation when it comes to unsightly
blemishes. Now I find that my skin tends to be a bit oily and I have acne breakouts after
moisturizing my face. One of the few things I look forward to as I get older is the absence