Tips to Treat Skin Acne

As excessive oil secretion leads to skin acne, it is important to regulate the oil level in the body and this can be done effectively by cutting down on oil. It can be done by using over-the-counter cleansers which is very critical to manage the oil secretion which can get flared up due to usage of harsh soaps.

The cleanser should however be a mild one or alternatively you can use mild acids like benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, glycolic acid, or beta-hydroxy acid.  Also you can wash your face regularly with warm water and not hot water as high temperature can also trigger oil secretion and irritate skin.

Mild skin acne can be treated with the help of OTC medications which have active ingredients like resorcinol which breaks down whiteheads and blackheads. This is a crystalline phenol and can help in also treating acne caused due to dandruff, psoriasis and eczema.

Another ingredient is benzoyl Peroxide which helps in removing bacteria and also reduces the production of oil by the glands. This product is available in the form of white crystalline peroxide. It helps in reduction of bacteria in the affected area.

You can also follow some simple steps to reduce the formation of skin acne and this includes also using a simple moisturizer which is usually non-comedogenic ones so that the skin does not get irritated.

When buying, you should check whether they are oil-free moisturizers which have anti-bacterial agents. Also the makeup which you wear should have less oil content and try to avoid makeup which can block the skin pores leading to more skin acne.