Acne Prevention and Care

It’s difficult to prevent acne. Few preventive measures include:

  • Washing your face twice a day with an oil-free cleanser.
  • Avoid scrubbing.
  • Use a clean cloth to dry the face every day to prevent bacterial re-infection.
  • Use steam or warm moist compresses to open up clogged pores.
  • Avoid touching the face..
  • Try not to squeeze, scratch, pick or rub the pimples.
  • Using an over-the-counter acne cream to remove excess oil
  • Avoid heavy makeup that contains oil
  • Cleaning the skin thoroughly before going to bed.
  • Showering after exercise
  • Avoid tight-fitting clothing

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