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Acne is a skin condition that most people associate with adolescence. While it is actually true that acne mostly affects adolescents, it is very common for adults to suffer from them as well. The problem with acne in adults is that these persons cannot simply wait a few years for acne to go away on its own, as it happens with adolescents, and they have to find a way to deal with them.

How acne appears?

Acne is an inflammatory skin disorder characterized by lesions, which can take form of pimples, whiteheads or blackheads, which mostly appear on parts of the body where the production of sebum is increased. This includes the face, especially the region around the nose, forehead and chin, shoulders, back and chest.

This skin problem is not dangerous but it can be very frustrating because it disrupts the appearance and sometimes even leaves permanent scars.

Remedies for adult acne

The market today offers a wide selection of natural, chemical-free and safe remedies for acne, suitable for teenagers and adults.

Some of the best products are based on ingredients such as tea tree oil, zinc, vitamin A and aloe vera. These ingredients can be used individually, outside of a specific product. Tea tree oil is a powerful antiseptic and antibacterial agent and it is very useful for treating problems involving oily skin and acne. Aloe vera has a soothing effect in addition to being an anti-inflammatory agent. Vitamin A is always good for the skin, and it can be applied directly from the capsule, in undiluted form.

Aloe vera and zinc can be used both topically and orally. Topical zinc creams and lotions clean the skin thoroughly while oral zinc tablets strengthen the immune system and boors the body’s ability to reduce the inflammation of the skin. Aloe vera, on the other hand, is very beneficial for the overall health. It promotes detox processes of the body, which is always beneficial for the skin.

Home remedies for acne

There are also several recipes for home remedies that can solve the problem of adult acne. One of them is a mixture of tomato pulp, rose water and honey, which should be applied to the parts of the body affected by acne, left for ten to 15 minutes and then rinsed off.

Another remedy involves application of fresh cream, glycerin and lemon juice. The mixture should be applied to the face and rinsed off after a short while, and it is recommended to do it before bedtime.

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