Yes, acne is a very common teenage skin condition and most teenagers get it. Yes, acne and teenage have always gone hand in hand. But no, that does not make it any easier for your teenager to deal with it.
According to an article in acne.com, “As a parent, understanding teenage acne is vital to a successful resolution of this issue. Acne as a physical condition is very complex, and there is no one-size-fits-all solution. But more important to remember is that the emotional and psychological effects of acne on your teenager can hurt more deeply than any pimple. You need to approach things holistically – mind, body and spirit.” This holistic approach includes taking your teen to a dermatologist, ensuring he is getting the best treatment, while also not letting him get upset because of his pimples and trying to boost his confidence.
You can also try to treat your teen’s acne through natural and easy-to-make home remedies. Natural acne remedies are a good way to get rid of it, or at least hold it at bay. From applying apple cider vinegar to making a honey and cinnamon mask, there are numerous home treatments for acne that will kill the pimple-causing bacteria in your teen’s skin.
This ClipBook gives you more such treatments and remedy for your teenager’s acne. Flip through it to also lean how you can avoid these acne breakouts in the first place.
Acne as a physical condition is very complex, and there is no one-size-fits-all solution. But more important to remember is that the emotional and psychological effects of acne on your teenager can hurt more deeply than any pimple. You need to app...
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New York dermatologist Dr. Jeannie Downie busts eight commonly-believed myths about all things acne. Acne is something that only happens to teenagers is one of the myths. Read on to know more about the other eight.
Natural acne remedies are a good way to get rid of it, or at least hold it at bay. They make you step back and really figure out what’s going on with your skin, and how to work with it.
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