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Jul 03, 2018, 17:22
Five common acne myths busted.

Poor Hygiene Causes Acne:


Many people have heard about this misconception that acne is caused by dirty skin. Some people believe that  washing their face numerous times a day, sometimes scrubbing vigorously and using harsh astringents will relieve them from acne problems says. Instead it is the other way round, washing face too frequently and too aggressively can make an acne breakout much worse which ultimately leads to irritation and traumatized skin that looks worse after treatment. The best solution for this is to  wash face only once or twice a day with lukewarm water, a mild cleanser, and gentle motion.


Squeeze The Pimples:


When the pimple sprouts, there is a less chance of people to be able to resist the temptation and to squeeze it out to try to bring it down to size. Some people squeeze pimples in an attempt to try to open up the pimple into a clogged pore. However, this generally leads to further inflammation, which results in acne looking worse and thus last longer. It is recommended to Keep the hands off and leave that pimple in whichever situation it is. Hence using an over-the-counter acne treatment gel, ointment, cream, or lotion will help in reducing it. The products that contain ingredients such as benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid are the most effective, over-the-counter acne remedies.


Junk Food Causes Acne :


It is generally heard that eating greasy and oily foods and candy can cause an acne breakout. Though there is certain relation between diet and acne,it isn't quite what people think it is.Many people who suffer from acne have oily skin, prefer not having oily foods. However, a number of studies have shown that  food items like French fries, cheeseburgers, and chocolate doesn’t have any impact at all on skin's health. But if that doesn’t suit your skin than it can make the oil complexion worse which results in clogging pores and leading to an acne breakout.


Acne Goes Away on Its Own  :


There is always a solution to the problem and so does this problem have. There are different treatments available to clear acne breakouts and help it prevent from future pimple problems.Acne is usually caused by clogged pores in the skin more often it is clogged with the skin's natural oil. If pores become clogged, then the skin's natural bacteria can cause inflammation and worsen acne.There are number of treatments available both over-the-counter and prescription as well. It is available for people to help unclog their pores and clear up an acne breakout.


Tanning Beds Clear Up Acne :


If people are searching for reasons to justify using their harmful tanning beds, acne treatment isn't the right option for it. This myth had started many years ago.However studies have found  that UVA light, which is the light typically used in tanning beds, does not benefit acne. The World Health Organization has found tanning beds to be a risk factor for the development of skin cancer.


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