Research has shown that acne, eczema and  hyperpigmentation affects approximately 9.4% of the world’s population. The thing about acne is it is not gender specific, meaning both genders suffer this plague. The most difficult part about acne for most of us is the treatment process mostly because finding the right product is a hassle.

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When treating acne, there are many things to take into consideration. Keep in mind that acne is a bacteria infection so treatment starts from within before treating it externally, antibiotics are always recommended. The next step is finding the right product; people suffering from acne are always advised to visit a dermatologist to know the root cause. You want to find a product made with ingredients which do not trigger an allergic reaction.

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Getting facials is very advisable when starting your acne treatment journey; you need to ensure your pores are open because blocked pores prevent the product from penetrating the skin. However, when getting facials, you should be careful when choosing your esthetician because picking the wrong one might be detrimental to your face.

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Washing the face in the morning and evening is one skin care routine that does not cost a dime. If you can’t afford good skin care products, wash your face every morning and evening before going to bed and use a fresh towel to wipe off the water. Rather than using products you are unsure of, some home remedies have been recommended to treat acne like; aloe vera, honey, tea tree oil, you can equally make a face mask out of ingredients that can be found in your home.

Acne is one of the highest causes of insecurity in women and in a bid to treat it, use a variety of products which make it worse. One thing you want to remember is that good things take time, if you use the right products, you will get good results. It might take time, but your efforts will yield fruits.

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