How to treat acne on the face

The appearance of acne on the face is a very relevant problem for many people, especially in adolescence. How to cure acne as quickly as possible?

First you need to clearly understand that untimely or incorrect treatment can lead to very unpleasant consequences: red spots of hyperpigmentation, scars. Of great importance is both the competent selection of medicines and cosmetics , and the time of application of both. You need to take into account the nature of the rashes on the skin. If the inflammation has not yet begun, adapalene preparations can be used . If there are pustules, inflamed acne, topical antibacterial agents should be used. It is worth remembering that any local preparations are applied only to cleansed dry skin at least 15-20 minutes after washing.

Cosmetic creams can be used 20-30 minutes before or after topical medicines to reduce the likelihood of side effects (dryness, irritation). In addition, any acne preparations should not be applied in a thick layer to avoid peeling and dry skin. This is especially true for the first weeks of use.

Remember that the skin on the face is delicate, and direct exposure to the sun, contrary to popular belief, does not help dry out acne, but only contributes to the development of acne. It is important to keep in mind that many acne treatments should not be used in the summer, as ultraviolet light increases their irritating effect on the skin. When choosing a particular drug, read the instructions and find out if this remedy can be used during increased solar activity.

How to get rid of acne on the face

clindamycin – Zerkalin ® as a topical treatment for acne inflammation . The tool has an antibacterial effect and helps fight “black spots” on the skin and inflamed acne. Due to the alcohol base, the antibiotic penetrates deep into the skin. The drug is used to treat acne not only on the face, but also on certain “problem” areas of the body, even on the scalp. It is invisible on the skin.

You need to use this local remedy according to the instructions, to obtain a stable result, the course of treatment should be about 6-8 weeks. The drug does not increase the sensitivity of the skin to ultraviolet radiation, so it can be used even in summer: 2 times a day (morning and evening) 15-20 minutes after the washing procedure.

event_note August 12, 2022

account_box Dr. Peter B Milburn

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