Acne-Free Tips: Knowing 3 Causes of Acne

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Causes of Acne
Acne can be very distressing and disturbing appearance.

Acne often stubborn. One healed, acne reappeared on the other face.

Hormones play an important role in the development of acne. Acne is common in teenagers, although people of all ages can also get it.

Some women adult acne because the hormonal changes associated with pregnancy, the menstrual cycle, or when starting or stopping birth control pills.

Acne can cause emotional disturbances and left scars on the skin. The good news, if treated effectively and as early as possible, acne is not a detriment.

Here are three factors that cause acne:

■ Production of excessive oil (sebum)

■ exfoliation of dead skin cells resulting in irritation of the affected hair follicles skin

■ bacteria

Acne occurs when hair follicles clogged oil and dead skin cells.

Each follicle is connected to sebaceous glands. These glands secrete oil known as sebum to lubricate the hair and skin.

After lubricate, sebum and then out to the skin surface. When the sebum and dead skin cells are mixed, they can form a blockage.

This blockage can lead to blackheads. Inflamed and infected blackheads can turn into pimples.

It is not known what causes the increased production of sebum that leads to acne.

But a number of factors including hormones, bacteria, certain medications and heredity may play a role.

Contrary to what many people believe, greasy foods and chocolate only little effect on acne.

Acne is not caused by dirt. Rub the skin too hard or cleaning with soap or chemicals can actually irritate the skin and can aggravate acne.

Wash skin to remove excess oil and dead skin cells. It was enough to prevent acne.