By Joy Chatterjee, General Manager, Sales & Marketing, Mankind Pharma
1) What are varied reasons which cause acne. Are there different types of acne that people face?
There are a couple of reasons behind the occurrence of Acne such as hormonal imbalance, These hormones signal the body to produce more sebum. Excessive sebum secretion clogs the pores, resulting in the growth of acne-causing bacteria. Other than this, greasy foods are another reason behind pus-filled breakouts. The oil content in the skin is further boosted by junk foods which further deteriorates the skin’s condition. It all begins with redness which eventually turns into a stubborn pimple. Even not following a proper diet, an overlay of pollution and dirt on the skin can also worsen the acne on one’s face.
There are various type of Acne and are divided into two parts:- Inflammatory or Non-Inflammatory.
Non-Inflammatory:- This type of acne includes Blackheads and Whiteheads. Usually, these don’t cause swelling.
Blackheads- These are uninfected follicles that appear like a dark bump and happen primarily around the nose. In this condition, only the top of the skin’s pore stays open while the rest is clogged.
Whitehead- Whiteheads occur in the same way as Blackheads except, the top of the pore is also closed. These look like small bumps that protrudes from the skin and commonly happen around the chin and nose.
Inflammatory Acne- Red and swollen pimples are known as inflammatory acne. Other than the combo of sebum and dead skin cells, bacteria further worsen the condition of such type of acne. It causes an infection beneath the skin’s surface, which leads to painful pimples and stubborn scars.
To get rid of the problems, AcneStar, gives relief from Acne, regardless of its type. Its effective formula that includes Clindamycin Topical and Nicotinamide Topical, attacks the acne-causing bacteria to give you healthy, and acne-free skin.
2) What are the specific causes which create acne among people? Is there any specific age?
Acne is a typical skin issue among individuals, particularly in youths. It causes pimples for the most part on the face and forehead of individuals who have oily skin. However, there are different assortments of causes including hereditary qualities, fluctuating chemical levels, stress, high stickiness, and utilizing sleek or oily close-to-home consideration items. Skin break-out regularly influences young people however can happen at whatever stage in life. The event of skin break out in young people is over 90%. Pinnacle episodes are between the age of 13-22.
3) As people are wearing masks on a daily basis, and even for long hours. Does a mask cause acne?
Yes, it may cause acne breakouts, people have to make sure the mask they are wearing must be new, clean, and thoroughly washed (in case of reusable masks) it should be free from dirt, dead cells, sweat, saliva, or nasal fluids.
4) How to prevent acne?
Acne is a common outcome of an unhealthy lifestyle and affects millions of men and women around the globe. It is a skin condition that appears when the skin’s pores are clogged with excess dirt, oil, dead skin cells, or bacteria.
There are few steps that can be used at home to help prevent acne after treatment.
- Wash your face twice a day with AcneStar face wash
- Avoid makeup that contains oil
- Drink at least 3-4 litres of water every day.
- Maintaining a healthy diet with minimal refined sugars
- Meditation to reduce anxiety & stress