Treating adult acne can be tricky. Most acne medications are geared to teens’ oily skin which can be a bad choice for drier, adult skin. Effective treatment often requires a trial and error approach that takes time.
There are some do’s and dont’s you can try before you seek medical help.
- Keep your face clean. Wash it with warm water and a mild cleanser twice a day. Avoid scrubbing your face, use a soft cloth or your hands and use a clean dry towel when you have finished. Don’t use the same towel again as bacteria spreads
- Keep your skin moisturised if it tends to be dry. If you have very oily skin, use a lighter moisturiser. Use make up sparingly, on a day to day basis why not use a tinted moisturiser instead of a foundation?
- There are some great topical products on the market that can help you with your skin problems from dermatologist recommended brands such as Vichy and La Roche Posay
- And our acne product ‘help: clear skin’ is also suitable for those who suffer from adult acne – it helps to clear the skin from the inside out
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