The problem of acne is topical in adolescent and in any other age. People suffering from lesions of this kind, experience not only physical discomfort from itching, blisters and pain, but also mental, which is associated with the development of complexes about their appearance.
Of course, not all and not always have the opportunity to seek the assistance of professional cosmetologists. However, do not be upset and give up, because the acne treatment is quite feasible in the home. And with the right approach and use of reliable and proven tools, you can achieve impressive results in a relatively short time.
Causes of pimples on the face
Before proceeding to the treatment of acne, experts recommend to identify the cause of their appearance. This should observe your body for a while. But if the results of your observations about anything you are talking about and you are unable to determine the cause of the rashes, then it is better to seek help from a doctor.
It should be understood that acne is nothing but as a consequence of the too active functioning of sweat and sebaceous glands.
The most common causes of acne experts consider the following factors:
- An improper diet. If in the human diet there is food, full of harmful fats and carbohydrates (sweets, fast food, alcohol, processed foods, etc.), disturbances of metabolic processes and the result is reflected on the skin in the form of rashes.
- Disorders in the gastro-intestinal tract (GIT). Often pimples can indicate the presence of gastrointestinal problems such as ulcers, gastritis, cholecystitis or goiter.
- Hormonal changes in the body. Most often, pimples appear due to violations of hormonal background. Sebaceous glands work more intensively resulting in blockage of skin pores, inside which develops a bacterial inflammation. It hormonal failure, usually due to the appearance of acne in teenagers and in adult women during menstruation, after pregnancy and in other cases associated with hormonal imbalance.
- Improper skin care. Poor quality or delayed cleansing the skin from dust, sweat or the remnants of makeup contributes to the clogging of the sebaceous duct and creating a favorable environment for pathogenic microorganisms that cause the development of inflammatory processes. In addition, acne can occur when the abuse of cosmetics and the use of resources, inappropriate skin type. Leather men, for example, may suffer from some specific gels for shaving.
To the process of identifying the causes of rash should be treated with the utmost seriousness. After all, acne treatment will not bring the desired effect, if not to eliminate the source of the problem.
Correction of diet and lifestyle
Acne treatment is, in most cases, quite complex difficult decisions, bringing in the usual life of a person significant adjustments.
So, if the cause of acne is the wrong food, then the person will have to review your diet, and, above all, to refuse:
- chips, crackers and other snacks;
- baking and confectionery products;
- any fried, fatty and carbohydrate foods;
- coffee and black tea. You should prefer green tea without sugar;
- limit intake of sweets.
The rejection of this kind of food will lead to the improvement of the body from the inside, contribute to the normalization of metabolism and, consequently, a reduction in the production of subcutaneous fat.
It is worth noting that we are all different and, therefore, the reaction to the same product from different organisms may differ. Sometimes the cause of the rash can be the use of some certain supplements or products of a certain kind (for example, dairy products, cheeses or eggs). Observe your body, and you will definitely find the root of the problem.
It is important
A very important point in the treatment of acne is the rejection of bad habits: cigarettes and alcohol have a detrimental effect on the skin.
Review of diet and avoiding harmful habits is also indicated when there are problems with the gastrointestinal tract. If you find the symptoms of gastroenterologicheskih diseases (the presence of acne is also one of the symptoms of problems with the gastrointestinal tract), should immediately go to consult a specialized doctor.
The problem of teenage acne, associated with hormonal changes in the body, can be minimized by:
- proper nutrition;
- active rhythm of life;
- healthy sleep;
- rejection of bad habits;
- proper care of the skin;
- reasonable use of folk remedies for acne.
If you follow these simple rules, the “soreness” teenage rash will not affect you.
If an adult faced with the problem of acne and it is suspected that the reason for this hormonal failure, then you should seek the assistance of an endocrinologist and a gynecologist.
Quite often, unwanted rashes bother people when their care does not correspond to the norm. It is very important clean the face at least twice a day. Especially carefully it is necessary to produce cleansing the skin before bedtime from cosmetics. And if you have problems with the selection of cosmetics, it is recommended to visit a professional cosmetologist.
Of course, if the acne is reasonably a genetic predisposition, then get rid of the causes of rash will not work. However, to improve the skin and reduce the appearance of acne it is possible through a variety of methods of folk treatment at home.
The best folk remedies for acne
In cosmetics applied many different remedies for acne, which differ not only in cost but also in efficiency. Unfortunately, the high price of the drug cannot guarantee complete freedom from acne. Quite often the most effective means is an old proven folk recipe.
The best folk remedies for acne are:
- A decoction of St. John’s wort, which you can use to make lotions or in the morning wipe the affected areas.
Useful properties of St. John’s wort are based on the high content of antioxidants and tannins. The most pronounced beneficial effect of the decoction has on oily skin.
To prepare a medicinal decoction should be 3 tbsp St. John’s wort (dried leaves and flowers) pour 400 ml of boiling water and it all simmer on a slow fire twenty minutes. The resulting broth be sure to strain.
- The juice and decoction of aloethat you can prepare at home.
Aloe perfectly removes inflammation and prevents new pimples. Also this plant has a disinfecting effect.
Before pressing the juice from aloe at home, you have washed and dried leaves of the plant put on a week in a cool dark place (alternatively, in the drawer of the refrigerator door). Previously prepared by this method the aloe leaves should be crushed and squeeze the juice. The resulting tool should be cleaned daily skin. To prepare a decoction of aloe need to take one part of the leaf, which pour five parts of cold water and insist for about an hour. The resulting infusion should be boiled for three minutes and strain. A decoction of aloe should be applied daily as a lotion.
- Lotion Bay leaf.
This tool effectively and in a short time removes pimples and skin pigmentation.
A pack of crushed Bay leaf should be pour into the small jar. While dry raw materials should fill the tank to half. Bay leaf pour the vodka, filling the jar to the brim. Leave it all to infuse for three days at room temperature, and then filtered. Healing lotion should be wipe the affected areas of the skin not more than once every two days, until the complete purification of the skin.
- A lotion made from agave.
Quite effective folk remedy for acne, which copes even with the most severe situations.
One part crushed to a pulp of agave leaves should pour five parts of warm water and insist half an hour. Then, the resulting infusion is necessary to boil for five minutes in a water bath. A lotion made from agave cooked in this way should be used daily until complete disappearance of acne.
- Cucumber infusion.
An excellent remedy for skin care with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory action. Helps to fight and prevent the onset of adolescent rashes.
Grated on a coarse grater cucumber, pour vodka in the ratio 1:1 and leave to infuse for seven days. The resulting infusion is recommended to wipe the face twice a day.
- Lemon tonic.
Lemon contains substances that promote whitening, rejuvenation, regeneration and hydration of the skin. In addition, a toner from lemon has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory effect. This is one of the most effective means in the fight against teenage acne.
The pulp of one whole lemon should be crushed and pour 100 ml of vodka. Need to insist for five days. Received the tonic it is recommended to wipe the affected skin twice a day.
- An infusion of marigold
Funds from this plant perfectly clean skin. In addition, infusion of calendula helps get rid of pigmentation and scarring redness that remain after acne.
Crushed dried herb (1 tablespoon), pour a glass of boiling water and infuse for fifteen minutes. Apply the resulting infusion is recommended in the form of compresses which need to be applied on skin with rashes for 10 minutes. A similar procedure should be performed twice a week.
It is important
To treat acne at home has brought the expected results, folk remedies should be prepared with proper conditions, and in accordance with the proportions indicated in the recipes.
Tokareva Larisa, doctor, medical commentator