Acne is a very common skin disease. It should be treated at any age and wherever. Acne treatment takes a long time and there is no magic wand yet to get rid of pimples instantly, so you should be patient and adapt to your treatment.
The drugs used in the treatment of acne are diverse, your dermatologist should plan the most appropriate treatment for you according to your age, gender, type, prevalence and severity of your acne. Medication depends on the person, your friend's medication may not be good for you.
The most difficult period in acne treatment is the first 4-6 weeks, during this period, drug-related skin irritation, a temporary increase in acne and exacerbation can be seen, and recovery usually starts from the 2nd month. It takes 4-6 months for a full recovery.
Do not squeeze, tear, or pluck your pimples knowingly or unwittingly. Playing with pimples can cause pimples to spread and multiply and leave scars on your face.
Be sure to use a moisturizer to maintain the PH balance of the skin and to meet its moisture need. An oil-free moisturizer will also prevent the dryness caused by other acne medications. Contrary to popular belief, moisturizers will never cause acne , if they are suitable for your skin type .
Once or twice a week, you can use oil-balancing and drying clay masks.
In the treatment of acne, drugs applied externally to the skin are often the first choice. Among these, benzoyl peroxide or vitamin A -derived gels and various antibiotic creams are the most commonly used drugs , which prevent clogging of pores and reduce bacteria on the skin . You should use these types of smears not on the pimples one by one, but on the acne area as a thin layer. If pimples are common, deep, inflamed and tend to leave scars, oral antibiotics and various hormone pills should be added to the treatment.
Sunny days are approaching. If you are treating acne during this period, get a sunscreen immediately. When choosing a sunscreen, make sure that it is a 'non-comedogenic' product that does not cause blackheads and does not shine on the skin, suitable for oily and acne skin. You can apply your sunscreen over your moisturizer. If you are going to make up, you can apply sunscreen after applying it.