Acne is a pathology of the skin in which pimples appear that are persistent. It usually appears in adolescence and causes emotional distress in addition to scarring.
It is very important to create care routines from these ages, a good cleaning of the skin and the proper use of cosmetics.
The excessive production of fat, the obstruction of hair follicles, with this fat and dead skin cells, bacteria and excess hormonal activity (androgens) are the causes of this disease that, together with stress and anxiety, help to activate the outbreaks and can generate low self-esteem in those who suffer from it.
There are different degrees of acne. When we get cystic acne, it is recommended to take medications prescribed by the dermatologist.
Acne usually appears on the face, forehead, chest, upper back, shoulders, that is, in areas where there are more sebaceous glands.
Until recently it was believed that acne was caused by a bacterium, previously called Propionibacterium acnes, now it is called Cutibacterium acnes, but it is known that we have more bacteria and viruses on our skin than our own cells, and that many people who do not have acne has this bacterium on the skin, in addition to intervening factors such as genetics, lifestyle is the key to prevent and treat it along with food.
Foods with saturated fats should be avoided, which will generate excess sebum that clogs the pores, if the acne bacteria is trapped inside the pores, it reproduces, causing the skin to swell and redden and pimples appear.
It is important to tell you that foods with a high glycemic index increase the secretion of the sebaceous glands...
Then reduce white bread, rolls, cakes, potatoes and pasta …
The diet should be rich in foods with vitamin A, as it helps reduce sebum secretion. I recommend eating often: mango, carrot, egg yolk, spinach, sweet potatoes...
If you already have acne, you should incorporate foods with polyunsaturated fats, they reduce inflammation, you should eat fruits, vegetables, nuts and other dried fruits, flaxseeds, seaweed, seafood and fish.
On a cosmetic level, I recommend a few key routines:
1. Cleaning with mild oil-free soaps
2. Day: in the case of oily skin, a moisturizing toner or light emulsion with an external aqueous phase, it can be a solution such as Onederful with Niacinamide.
In case of acne, you need to see a dermatologist to assess whether medication should be given.
Personalized diagnosis is key to see what stage the acne is at.
3.Night: cleaning with the specific soap and the Glicolpeel Dtox solution with active ingredients such as glycolic acid, lactic acid,... that prevent encystment and obstruction of pores due to contamination, makeup...
4. Retinol is also recommended for oily skin with open pores and to reduce acne marks. Antiox Revital Premium is ideal in these cases and when oily skin coexists with wrinkles and blemishes.
If the acne is not severe, I recommend medications such as erythromycin, benzoyl peroxide, which you can find at the pharmacy.
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