Acner.org: Acne treatment

Acner.org: Acne treatment

Acne & Moisturizer

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Overview

The last consideration you make when you are trying to determine how to treat your acne is to apply a moisturizer to your skin. After all, oil is what causes acne for many people, so you do not want to add any additional oils from a moisturizer to your skin. Dermatologists, however, have discovered that moisturizers are good for acne.

Acne

Acne is characterized by blemishes that can appear anywhere on your body, though they are most common on the face, neck, back and chest. Common forms include the mild whiteheads and blackheads, the moderate pustules and papules and the severe nodules and cysts.

Acne Treatments

In most cases, acne is treated by eliminating oil from the face. Since it is usually a combination of oil and dead skin cells that cause clogged pores and bl