Saturday, June 14, 2008

Simple Steps to Managing Girls Acne

Simple Steps to Managing Girls Acne
by Zul Rahman

Puberty is a challenging times for the teenagers. Especially for girls this is the time that their body go through a lot of physical changes.

Girls starts their menstruation, going through growth spurts, growth of body and facial hair and also skin changes. Physically their body starts to have more fat tissue around the hips, thighs and breast.

Psychologically they will become easily irritable and frequent mood swings. These changes also lead to lower self esteem and less confidence.

Does acne affected girls during puberty?

Acne outbreak starts to happen at this time due to the increased in skin oil. Acne is an added problems to the other physical and psychological changes.

Luckily with just following a few simple steps that becomes a daily habits, these problems could be put under control.

As the saying goes prevention is better than cure. This is literally true in managing acne problems.

Acne problem could be managed by following a proper skin care routines. Washing face with skin care cleanser is the first step. There are a lot of over the counter skin care cleanser. Use only a mild and gentle skin care cleanser.

Find the skin cleanser that contains Salicylic acid, Benzoyl Peroxide or Sulphur. It is very important for you to use only gentle cleanser. Also be gentle when cleaning your face and don't clean excessively, twice a day should be the routine.

For those who wear facial makeup, make sure to use cosmetics products that contain non-comedogenic ingredients. Products with non-comedogenic ingredients are less likely to cause acne, blackheads or blocking skin pores.

There are acne medicated makeup available on the market today. There are also many non-comodegenic products for lip sticks, moisturizers and makeup.

Normally with these simple changes in lifestyles and habits, acne is a manageable problems. In severe cases that is out of control, please seek advice from skin care specialist or dermatologist.

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