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Dealing with Bad Acne

By Edited Jan 15, 2014 0 0

Having a case of bad acne can really destroy anyone's social life especially if you're a teenager where much of the focus of life is about popularity and caring too much about what other people think. This can be a hard time to go and get through but eventually, it will pass. This article will be about how to deal with bad acne mentally as well as give you some tips on what you can do to help reduce the problem so that you can hopefully get through this phase without damaging your self esteem too much.

Let's first talk about some things you can do to help reduce the severity of your bad acne. For the most part, the part of your bodies that you will care most about keeping clear is your face since this is the first place the people notice when they first see you. Some places is easier to get rid of acne than other places. With your face, there are a lot of facial products you can by to help reduce or even mask your acne problem. If you are girl, this is a lot easier since you can use all kinds of different makeup products to fade the look of the acne. For guys, your choices is a bit more limited but socially speaking, it's less of a problem in generally since you're less likely to be concern about look than girls.

One of the things you need to realize is that having acne during your teenage years is quite common. Knowing this will put you at ease of not thinking that there is something wrong with you. That being said, there are people who will have very bad cases of acne. For these people, the best thing you can do is to get advice from your dermatologist. If you're still in your teenage years, many times, as you grow older, your bad acne will go away on its own. However, if you are in your later years and still have this problem, your dermatologist may recommend you use some procedures such and laser or microdermabrasion treatment. These things can be quite costly but the results can be very worth it.

Socially, it can be hard to have to face people with a face full of acne but realize that most people have things they are unhappy about as well. On top of that, the more they see you, the more they will get used to your imperfections and the less it will stand out. What you can do in the meantime to help more acne from showing up is to apply products with benzoyl peroxide in them. Typically, you will want to get products that have no more than 10% of this substance in them. Most will have around 5% to 10%. These products can be found online or at any store that sell facial products.

No one likes to have bad acne and for those who don't have it, it's easy for them to tell people who do have it to not worry so much about it. The fact is that it can cause you to feel like you are somehow worth less than other people. You just have to put things into perspective. The next time you look in the mirror and feel sad about having all of that acne on your face, think about the people who are missing limbs or have scars from being burned all over their face. Your problem will eventually go away, theirs won't. I had a bad case of acne years ago but over time it just went away. Knowing what I know now, I would have not spend so much time stressing over having so much acne of my face and more time just enjoying life. Of course, there are a lot of acne products that you can try.



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