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Oily Skin - How To Deal With Acne In It?

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Dr. Gagan Goyal 88% (10 ratings)
MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy
Dermatologist, Ghaziabad  •  7 years experience
Oily Skin - How To Deal With Acne In It?

Most girls and boys on attaining puberty face the problems of oily skin almost indiscriminately. Oil with all its undertones of nourishment and care might accost you positively yet an excess is never good. Oily skin can result in problems like pimples, acne or skin pigmentation. The greasiness of a frying pan is surely not desirable on your tender, soft skin. To remedy the case, one should seek professional medical guidance. Visiting the dermatologist can control excess oil secretions while preventing you from acne or acne scars

Reasons behind oily skin and subsequent acne formations:-

1. Seborrhea - Oily skin is a condition that is prevalently referred to as seborrhea. Puberty may or may not lead to seborrhea; it is usually known to accelerate the effect of androgen on your oil glands thus making your skin sticky.
2. Lifestyle problems - The kind of lifestyle you lead plays a major role in deciding the texture of your skin. Having junk food items or processed sugar in excess could contribute to oily skin.
3. Hair oil habits - Oiling one's hair very frequently and leaving the oil to settle for more than an hour could be a causal factor as well. An oily scalp may lead to the development of acne on your forehead and on the rest of your face.
4. Bacterial build-up on oily skin - An oily surface tends to attract dirt and grime. Therefore, a skin with excess oil will have a higher concentration of bacteria that further cause pimples and acne.
5. Blocked pores - Overactive oil glands are capable of blocking the pores on your skin. This prevents the skin from breathing. Chances of acne or other skin disorders are higher in such a situation.

Ways to deal with oily skin and acne:-

1. Go by the doctor's directions and if you have already seen a dermatologist you should follow his instructions and make necessary adjustments.
2. Clean your face at least twice a day to get rid of unnecessary oil.
3. Use skincare products which specifically suit your requirements and don't buy into the hoax of marketing. If you are confused about what to use, talk to your dermatologist and get a specific set of products or ingredients that should be in those products. Use these as a guide in determining your future purchases as well.

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