Puberty is a difficult times for most teenagers. Girls for example are going through a lot of physical changes to their body at this time.

Girls starts their menstruation, going through growth spurts, growth of body and facial hair and also skin changes. Physically their body starts to have more fat tissue around the hips, thighs and breast.

The psychological changes includes frequent mood swings and getting irritated easily. They will also have lower self confidence and self esteem.

How does acne affected girls during puberty?

Acne outbreak starts to happen at this time due to the increased in skin oil. Acne is an added problems to the other physical and psychological changes.

Fortunately these problems can be managed. With just getting into some new habits and simple routines that have to be done everyday.

As the saying goes prevention is better than cure. This is literally true in managing acne problems.

The first step to prevent acne is to have a proper skin care. Use facial cleanser to wash your face. They are a lot of skin care cleanser over the counter that you can use. Find skin care cleanser that is mild and suitable for all skin types.

Find the skin cleanser that contains Salicylic acid, Benzoyl Peroxide or Sulphur. It is very important for you to use only gentle cleanser. Also be gentle when cleaning your face and don’t clean excessively, twice a day should be the routine.

If you are into cosmetics, use only cosmetics products that contain non-comedogenic ingredients.  Non -comedogenic products do not promote acne, blackheads or blocking skin pores.

There are many non-comodegenic products for makeup, lip sticks, moisturizers and even acne medicated makeup are available on the market today.

Acne is a manageable problems, with just following some simple routines. In serious cases that is unmanageable, please consult skin care specialist or dermatologist for proper treatment or medication.

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