Skin Blemishes facts

Blemishes are marks or areas of discoloration on the skin. ‘Blemishes on face’ can refer to some spots on a face brought on by acne, blackheads, whiteheads, pimples, birthmarks, ice picks, and many others skin conditions.

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Skin blemishes causes

  • Some blemishes, such as port-wine stains, are discolorations a person is born with
  • Acne blemishes are caused by clogged pores infected with bacteria. This infection ultimately leads to the formation of whiteheads or blackheads. Improper treatment of these acne lesions, such as picking or squeezing leads to the formation of scars or minor blemishes. The primary cause is usually improper use of skin care and cosmetics, particularly night creams, foundations, and moisturizers. Those cosmetics that are most likely to cause blemishes are referred to as comedogenics.
  • Blemishes can also occur as a result of some allergic response to some foods merchandise consumed or substances that occur in call with. Even infections can conduce to event of blemishes on face
  • Environmental factors, such as pollution, can irritate the skin and cause blemishes to form. Blemishes can also become worse when they come into contact with irritants such as hair and clothing.
  • Stress and hormonal changes can also cause blemishes. In particular, a hormone called androgen can result in blemishes when it becomes particularly active. This is because the hormone increases production of sebum, the skin’s natural oil. As this oil accumulates, it increases the chance for bacteria to grow and clog the pores
  • Women are particularly prone to hormonal changes when they enter adulthood and menopause. They are also more likely to develop blemishes during pregnancy or menstruation because of the related hormonal changes. For those suffering from blemishes due to hormonal changes, certain medications can be beneficial.

What you can do to control and remove unsightly skin blemishes?

  • Skin health regime. Practice proper skin health routine to prevent and protect skin surface damage. Your routine should include preparation for sun exposure, including avoiding the sun during its peak hours and wearing SPF15+ sunscreen, applying heavy moisturizer to guard against skin dehydration.
  • Skin-healthy diet. Skin health reflects the health qualities of your diet, or lack of it. Consume 5 servings of fruits and vegetables daily, as well as skin-friendly foods such as nuts and fish. Also, drink lots of water to stay hydrated and keep your skin moist. Dry, nutrient-starved skin may be more susceptible to dark skin spots, aging and wrinkles, and skin blemishes.
  • Fade blemishes with skin lightening and skin brightening infusion treatments, and try IPL skin rejuvenation to remove pigmentation, chemical peel
  • Skin lightening creams and serums. Some clinically tested and proven skin care can assist with fading skin sun spots and blemishes. Apply the skincare creams according to the manufacturer's directions, as each product's usage varies.
  • Use concealer and make-up. The trick is in picking the right concealer color to match to the type of blemish you are trying to hide. For example, choose yellow-tinted concealer to hide red blemishes and a shade lighter color of your skin tone hide dark spots (hyperpigmentation). Of course these items worked well, but they are not a true blemish treatment.
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