Choosing the Right Facial Cleanser for Acne Prone Skin – Science Times

By | January 31, 2020
Choosing the Right Facial Cleanser for Acne Prone Skin
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Do you have acne prone skin? Would you like to find a facial cleanser which wouldn’t dry it out? People who suffer from acne are usually on topical antibiotics or special creams to help manage it. These ointments can cause skin dryness. Add to it a harsh facial cleanser and the skin peeling is exacerbated. It’s better to use something which is gentle on the skin. 

Tips for buying the right facial cleanser 

If you are looking for a facial cleanser which is great for combating acne, keep the following things in mind:

Choose a facial cleanser which is gentle on skin

Choose a facial cleanser which is non-comedogenic. It should be free from harsh chemicals. Avoid using one which is alcohol or oil based. It should be gentle yet also provide effective cleaning. The best cleansers are ones which are water based and which do not contain beads or any other scrubbing agents which can cause skin irritation of any kind. 

Look out for one which has deep cleanse mentioned on it

A cleanser is supposed to clean the pores from deep within. Dirt usually gets trapped in the pores. When the dirt keeps piling up it forms small bumps which then get covered with sebum and dead skin, resulting in pimples. When looking for a facial cleanser do check out the packaging for words like deep cleansing. This is the product which you should be buying.

What else should you be doing for your skin besides using an effective facial cleanser?

Good skin starts with a great skin care regime. Your diet and lifestyle also play a part in achieving beautiful skin. Follow these tips to help keep acne at bay:

  • Make sure you wash your face at least twice a day. Once in the morning and once before going to bed. Clean skin can breathe properly because it’s free from excess oil.

  • Try to avoid sugary or fatty foods. These can worsen the acne or cause a flare up. Occasional indulgence is okay. Just try to stay away from binge eating desserts or fatty food. Instead choose fresh fruits and vegetables. Your skin is going to thank you for it. 

  • Exercise regularly. It helps improve circulation and can prevent acne outbreaks. However the perspiration should be taken care of by washing with the right facial cleanser. 

  • Shampoo hair on a regular basis. Oily hair is also one reason for forehead acne. 

  • Moisturize your skin. Find a moisturizer designed for problem skin. People have the misconception that moisturizer can cause the skin to become oily. However, the right one could help make the skin appear smoother. 

  • Control that urge to squeeze a pimple. No matter how much you are tempted to get the zit off your face, picking on a pimple is not the wisest thing to do. 

  • If you are already using medication to control the acne, make sure you use sunscreen and avoid tanning beds. The skin already is sensitive after the use of medication and too much sun can damage it further.

  • Last but not the least follow the advice of your dermatologist and you are good to go. 

Keeping the above mentioned tips in mind along with using the right facial cleanser would help you manage your acne. 

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