MOST COMMON ACNE MYTHS
There are still many misconceptions about acne, even though
it is the most widespread skin condition in the world. Of the
most common myths listed below, see which ones you thought
Myth 1 - Acne is caused by certain food -
No substantial connection has been found between diet
and acne. Al those foods you've worried about eating such
as french fries , pizza, chocolate are ok to eat in moderation. Of course, skin care
is directly related to a well balanced diet, rest and personal cleanliness.
Myth 2 - Acne is a cosmetic condition" -
Acne is not a serious threat to a person's physical
health, but it does affect how a person looks. Also, how
a person feels about themselves can cause depression
and low self-esteem. Those things are reason enough to
Myth 3 - Sun exposure helps acne" -
NOT! The risks of sun exposure outweighs the
minimal benefits. Its true that sometimes short
exposure to sun may initially improve acne, sunbathing
often increases plugging of the pores.
Myth 4 - Acne is for Teenagers" -
Acne can affect any age, no just teens. It can
affect young adults in 20's or 30's, especially
women when the hormones are fluctuating. Because of
the hormone factor, acne can also begin during pregnancy.
Myth 5 - Leave your acne alone" -
Acne can cause both physical and emotional scars. It
is best to treat acne breakouts early with a good acne
program such as Derma Care. Prevention is
the best policy.
Myth 6 - Acne is caused by Dirt" -
Acne is caused by a lot of things but dirt is not one of them.
Blemishes are caused by dead skin cells, combined with your natural
skin oil. Over washing of your face can actually make outbreaks
worse. Alcohol can also make things worse!
Remember, that even if your blemishes go away, your
acne is not cured. You need to continue to be diligent about
your treatment plan, even after your skin is clear.
More Acne Myths
Back to Derma Cleanse Page - OUR #1 Product Recommendation!
Health Tools Homepage