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Different Types of Acne & How to Treat Them๐Ÿ’ฅ | Cherie
Different Types of Acne & How to Treat Them๐Ÿ’ฅ | Cherie
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Different Types of Acne & How to Treat Them๐Ÿ’ฅ

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Melissa
Acne comes in different types. But I think we can all agree itโ€™s a bad experience in any form. โฃ Itโ€™s not just a teenage problem -- millions of adults and even infants can suffer too. I have dealt with acne in my teenage years, but not as worse as I did in the past two years. In this post, Iโ€™d like to talk about the different types of acne and share tips on how to treat them. โฃ โฃ Basically, all acne falls under one of ๐“๐—ช๐Ž ๐‚๐€๐“๐„๐†๐Ž๐‘๐ˆ๐„๐’: inflammatory and non-inflammatory acne.โฃ ____________________________________________ โฃ ๐๐จ๐ง-๐ข๐ง๐Ÿ๐ฅ๐š๐ฆ๐ฆ๐š๐ญ๐จ๐ซ๐ฒ ๐š๐œ๐ง๐ž includes blackheads and whiteheads. โฃ โฃ What are ๐›๐ฅ๐š๐œ๐ค๐ก๐ž๐š๐๐ฌ? โฃ Also called open-comedones (clogged hair follicles), these are small bumps filled with dead skin cells and oil. When the melanin pigment of our skin makes contact with the air at the top of an open comedone, it oxidizes and turns black.โฃ โฃ What are ๐ฐ๐ก๐ข๐ญ๐ž๐ก๐ž๐š๐๐ฌ? โฃ Also called close-comedones, these are basically pimples hidden by a clogged pore. They often look like tiny skin-toned bumps. โฃ โฃ ๐‡๐จ๐ฐ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ ๐ž๐ญ ๐ซ๐ข๐ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ฆ? โฃ The key to treat comedones is to get to the source - excessive oil production from the sebaceous glands. From my own experience, itโ€™s really not easy to get rid of them. You have to treat comedones continuously or they would keep forming - you have to practice consistent care and good hygiene. โฃ โฃ ๐“๐จ๐ฉ ๐ญ๐ซ๐ข๐œ๐ค๐ฌ that work for me:โฃ - Using salicylic toner like Paulaโ€™s Choice BHA lotion. Make sure to focus on your T-zone where itโ€™s usually more oily. I would use BHA in the morning every other day. If you are very sensitive, use it only 2-3x a week. โฃ - Use Niacinamide daily. Toner or serum form, niacinamide helps control sebum production and is anti-inflammatory. I like TO Niacinamide+Zinc and have previously reaped good results from Pondโ€™s White Beauty Pore Conditioning Toner.โฃ - Blot excessive sebum. I recommend Gatsby Powdered blotting sheets -- keep it in your purse and use every time itโ€™s needed. โฃ - This is optional but consider getting an ultrasonic facial scrubber. This is a gentle way of exfoliation by using ultrasonic sound waves to deep clean your skin. It is safe for sensitive and rosacea skin and definitely so much better than using nose strips or manual extraction. This helps you avoid more irritation or inflammation. โฃ ______________________________________โฃ โฃ ๐ˆ๐ง๐Ÿ๐ฅ๐š๐ฆ๐ฆ๐š๐ญ๐จ๐ซ๐ฒ acne includes involves papules, pustules, cysts, and nodules. โฃ โฃ What are ๐๐š๐ฉ๐ฎ๐ฅ๐ž๐ฌ? โฃ They are small inflamed bumps. They form when a hair follicle becomes clogged with bacteria. Your immune system reacts to the bacteria by producing white blood cells, which fight the infections.โฃ โฃ What are ๐ฉ๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ฎ๐ฅ๐ž๐ฌ? โฃ Pustules are similar to papules but are usually bigger in size. Pustules have pus (a thick yellowish whitish liquid produced in infected tissue) on the top and are red on the bottom of the lesion. โฃ โฃ What are ๐๐จ๐๐ฎ๐ฅ๐ž๐ฌ? โฃ These are large, hard, and painful pimples that arise deep in the skin. They occur when clogged and inflamed pores endure further irritation. โฃ โฃ What are ๐‚๐ฒ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ฌ? โฃ Cysts are a severe form of acne. They are deep, pus-filled, and are often very painful to touch. They occur deeper in the skin than nodules and usually result from a severe infection. Theyโ€™re most likely to leave a scar. โฃ โฃ ๐—ช๐ก๐š๐ญ ๐š๐ซ๐ž ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐œ๐จ๐ฆ๐ฆ๐จ๐ง ๐Ÿ๐š๐œ๐ญ๐จ๐ซ๐ฌ ๐ญ๐ก๐š๐ญ ๐œ๐š๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ž ๐š๐œ๐ง๐ž?โฃ โฃ 1. Genetics - it may be prevalent in your family, it could be hereditary. โฃ 2. Hormones- acne may develop in response to hormonal changes, especially a rise in androgens, such as testosterone. โฃ 3. Cosmetics- your makeup products may have bad ingredients and/or clogging your poresโฃ 4. Lifestyle- your sleeping habits, stress levels, your food choices and more can contribute to getting acneโฃ โฃ โฃ ๐‡๐จ๐ฐ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ ๐ž๐ญ ๐ซ๐ข๐ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ฆ? โฃ Some inflammatory acne can be controlled with over-the-counter treatments and self-care measures, while some patients may feel they require medical help. If you have severe acne, consider getting professional help. But if you opt for self-treatment, hereโ€™s my ๐ญ๐จ๐ฉ ๐ญ๐ข๐ฉ๐ฌ: โฃ โฃ - Avoid fragrance and use only gentle products. Refrain from using products with bad alcohol like ethanol, isopropyl alcohol, etc. โ€œFragranceโ€ comes in different names -- natural fragrance (i.e. essential oils like lavender oil, peppermint oil) orange peel oil, lemon peel oil, linalool, and limonene are just few of the many. โฃ โฃ - Stop using many products. You have to reset and give your skin barrier the time to repair. Try using only a cleanser, gentle active like niacinamide, moisturizer with ceramides, and sunscreen for a month. Our skin can heal itself -- we forget this fact often. Allowing our skin repair and supplementing it with repairing ingredients may actually get rid of your acne. โฃ โฃ - Wash your face twice a day and clean your makeup brushes and bed sheets regularly. โฃ โฃ - Drink a lot of water. Adequate hydration is essential to help our body function and heal properly. โฃ โฃ - Use anti-inflammatory or exfoliating ingredients like Salicylic Acid or Benzoyl Peroxide. If you see only minimal results, consider using a retinol or retinoid. Adapalene is in a class of medications called retinoid-like compounds. It works by stopping pimples from forming under the surface of the skin. It is the first prescription-strength retinoid to be available over-the-counter. โฃ Tretinoin - a dermatologistsโ€™ favorite ingredient. Effectively treats acne and has an excellent safety record over 50+ years of use. Available only by prescription in the US. โฃ * Some of these products may not be safe to use during pregnancy. Check with your doctor before using. โฃ โฃ Patients with severe acne condition that doesnโ€™t improve after three months of treatment with an over-the-counter medication may need to see a dermatologist for oral medication.
Jun. 10, 2020
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brendaadDang this is really IMPRESSIVE! Hope to see more detailed reviews! Def keep FOLLOW UP!!!
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