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SOS Acne, how to treat acne in summer time

Posted Aug 02 2010 6:14am

Oily complexion is predisposed to acne, especially in summer time. We offer you a few tips that may help you treat but also prevent acne appearance.
The theory according to which sun helps in acne treatment is FALSE! During summer time, the activity of sebaceous glands is stimulated…so they produce more sebum due to the heat outside, and the result? You acne problem get worst.

Recommendations:

  • woman cleaning her face for acne treatment Clean you facial skin twice a day, with dermato-cosmetic products, that use special recipes for acne, and oily predisposed complexion. Also, you must pay attention and not over react with cleaning your face too often. In this way you will eliminate the natural protective barrier from skin surface and you can cause aggressive dehydration.
  • Because sun exposure and hot air lead to dehydration, it is recommended to use a hydrating cream, but not fattening, with SPF if possible, early in the morning and also when you go to bed. It’s a must: Drink 2l of water daily.
  • Woman squeezing pimple acne treatment in summer time Using products with UV  rays protection: SPF is recommended for any type of skin, but it is a real necessity when it comes to acne problems. Even more, if you follow a medical treatment, creams like Retin-A or any other anti-acne medical treatments, use a minimum 30 SPF.
  • If you use make-up, go for fluid foundation but try to avoid it as much as possible.

Creams and lotions to use:

woman squeezing pimple for acne treatment

Clearasil, cream gel for face cleaning , with 3,50$ at Amazon.com;
Bioderma Sebium with 32,50$ from Amazon.com;
La Roche Posay Effaclar M , a hydrating product that gives a matte aspect of the skin, with 17$ at Amazon.com;
Vichy Norma Teint , liquid foundation with about 30$ from Amazon.com

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