Male Problem skin Myths
There are many misconceptions about acne, and it’s important to separate fact from fiction. Here, we get to the bottom of a few of the most common acne myths:
Myth #1: Problem skin is related to hygiene.
Acne is not caused by dirty skin. Although the bacterium P. acne can exacerbate acne, normal cleansers will not reduce this bacteria, and over-cleansing or scrubbing may actually make acne worse, with the skin overreacting and producing more sebum to clog the pores. Clean skin is important, but, without the action of hormones, acne does not happen.
Myth #2: Problem skin is related to diet.
Extensive studies have proven that diet and intake of fatty foods, like chocolate, or French fries, or fast food, do not cause acne. Although acne is directly related to excessive oil production in skin from hormones, it is not from the oils of fatty foods
Myth #3: Problem skin affects teenagers only
Acne in humans can occur at all ages — even to newborns. Although, for some, acne can become less frequent with age, for many it is a persistent skin problem that requires proper prevention and acne solutions.
Myth #4: Popping Problem skin makes it go away faster
Not only does popping your acne not make it go away faster, it can make things much worse. It can lead to inflammation (redness and irritation) and, in some cases, a more widespread infection. NEVER POP YOUR PIMPLES!!!