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It is difficult to find a commercial product that will cure acne or even clear it up for a prolonged period. If you can prevent acne from growing on your skin in the first place, this is a far more ...

It is difficult to find a commercial product that will cure acne or even clear it up for a prolonged period. If you can prevent acne from growing on your skin in the first place, this is a far more effective way of dealing with the issue. . visit us at www.acnecuretips.info for useful tips.

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  • ==== ====For more info and tips you can visit:www.acnecuretips.info==== ====Did you know that even babies get acne, not just teens?Acne is associated with teenagers, but that is not the only age group that can have skin problems.Babies, young people, and adults can all suffer from bouts with annoying acne. Until recently, fewpeople thought babies could have acne and believe the skin problems were rashes, but facts haveproven otherwise.Blemishes which appear to be acne can appear on a newborn or infant. If this happens to yourchild, do not panic. In fact, it is quite common for acne-like blemishes to appear on babies andthese usually go away quickly without resorting to medications or visits to the doctor.Frequently newborn babies get acne breakouts which are caused by the oil which is naturallypresent on the skin getting trapped in hair follicles. Often, these bumps appear on the cheeks butcan be seen also on the forehead or chin also.But what should you do if your newborn has acne bumps appearing?Basically, you simply need to continue bathing and caring for the tender skin just as normal. Use aclean, soft cloth each time you bathe or wash the babys body or face. Also, select soaps andcleansing products that are especially made for babies and are also hypoallergenic.You will probably see rapid improvement in the acne. However, if you do not see improvement orshould the blemishes become worse, change soaps or baby wash products. If that doesnt quicklytake care of the problem, then you should discuss the acne with your babys doctor.Teen AcneAny one, of any age, can have an acne blemish appear from time to time. Problematic acne,however, usually begins around the time a young person reaches puberty. While teens are goingthrough the changes associated with adolescence, acne appears and results in their agonizingover every blemish every day.Teen acne is not the end of the world; it only seems that way to the teen with the blemishes. Acne,when severe or not treated properly, can impact self esteem. It is very important that a teenbecome educated about acne and how to fight it from a reliable source: YOU! Otherwise, they maytry anything and everything, much of which may actually make the acne worse.For example, your teen may be told that chocolate or oily food causes acne. This is not true; it isan old wives tale. The oily face, neck, back, and arms appear because of the natural increase in
  • body oil production which comes at puberty. Then, when oil becomes trapped in pores, acneblemishes are the result.Another acne misconception is that a person with blemishes does not clean their skin well.However, it is true that too much washing of tender facial skin can irritate the existing blemishesand cause more acne to form as oil becomes trapped in pores from over-scrubbing.Acne Prevention and TreatmentTotal prevention of acne is, in most cases, simply impossible. However, proper skin care canreduce the acne outbreaks. Teach your child early in life to gently wash their face twice each daywith a soft washcloth, warm water, and a mild hypoallergenic facial cleansing product or soap.Take the time to teach you daughter, or son if he is agonizing over blemishes, how to applyconcealer properly, choosing only noncomedogenic products which will not clog pores and causeacne. Also, teach your teens that failure to remove any makeup completely before going to bed isjust asking for acne blemishes. Teach your children not to pop acne bumps because that canreally make things worse and result in scarring.As a first line of defense, help your child select over-the-counter (OTC) acne treatment productswhich contain benzoyl peroxide. These products are quite effective in controlling mild to moderateacne problems. Check the listing of ingredients and compare products available because genericbrands may have exactly the same ingredients as more expensive brands. Choose a product thatcontains the highest quantity of benzoyl peroxide.When using any new skin product, be sure to do a patch test by applying a dab under the jaw orother area that is not conspicuous, and wait 24 hours to ensure there is no allergic reaction to theproduct.After beginning acne treatment with an OTC product, use the product as instructed for four to sixweeks. If there has been no improvement in the acne problem, you should take your son ordaughter to their doctor or a dermatologist. These health care practitioners can prescribe acnetreatments that are much stronger than those available over the counter.Acne outbreaks in children and teens can really upset them emotionally at this sensitive time inlife. You want to provide a strong emotional support network for your offspring and help your childsurvive the acne outbreak without allowing the social stigma to cause them sleepless nights andother stress-related problems.If you, your child, or your teen experiences acne problems, it is important to begin treating theacne blemishes promptly. If allowed to become infect, acne blemishes can leave permanent scars,but if treated this does not have to become a life-long problem.Next Step: If you suffer from acne theres no reason you have to any longer. People everywhereare curing their acne and doing it fast. Find out all the secrets at: http://www.Acne-Skin-Care-Facts.com
  • Article Source:http://EzineArticles.com/?expert=Sally_Sue_Reynolds==== ====For more info and tips you can visit:www.acnecuretips.info==== ====