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Dear BeingGirl Experts,

Okay, I have pimples! How can I get rid of acne??

 

Wendy

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Wendy,

Most important when trying to get rid of acne is to understand what works for a friend may not be the solution for you.

 

Acne is a result of hormonal changes during puberty and right before your period. During this time there is an increase your skin's output of oil. Acne is also minimally related to the foods that you eat. (New findings show that foods containing white flour, potatoes and sugar raise the blood's insulin levels and testosterone levels also rise, promoting acne. Foods such as fruits and veggies will help keep insulin low and skin clear.)

 

Treatment should include gently washing your face gently with antibacterial soap several times each day. Noxema and other deep cleansing creams can be helpful too. Don't rub hard. Rubbing to hard and squeezing or popping a pimple can spread bacterial and inflammation, making your acne worse.

 

Hopefully by following this simple regime you will get rid of the excess oils, and your acne will clear up. If it doesn't then it may be time to enlist the help of a dermatologist.

 

We hope this is helpful,

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MeghanKeyo
MeghanKeyo
Posted April 29, 2013
i am thirteen and i have acne. thank god its only on my face but i feel so ugly and uncomfident...
AngeliteManiac
AngeliteManiac
Posted March 05, 2013
I can't get rid of my acne no matter what I do! It looks like my face is red from the cold when really, my face is red from acne -__-
pink cats and fluffy chinchillas
pink cats and fluffy chinchillas
Posted February 17, 2013
My face is covered with pimple BUT i Have ex-ma so It'll stay that way longer for me. :(
BeachCrazed82
BeachCrazed82
Posted February 17, 2013
I've tried proactive, It didn't work for me. I actually have to go on isotretonin mine's that bad. Don't fool around with over the counter stuff f t's that bad, go to a dermatologist!
chocomaymay
chocomaymay
Posted February 17, 2013
omg i have them too!but mine or far worst.i have them on my scalp!
Nicole1298
Nicole1298
Posted February 17, 2013
I am 15 and i have acne. It's not as bad as it was when i was younger but it's still there and i want it to go away. Maybe i do need to eat better foods because i have literally tried using everything.......
cuteasabunny
cuteasabunny
Posted January 24, 2013
@Pianoviolin2072 I know how you feel girl.
cuteasabunny
cuteasabunny
Posted January 24, 2013
I use proactiv it works wonders just when it's that time of month it all comes back :(.
Girlymiss
Girlymiss
Posted February 17, 2013
I use Proactiv and that got rid of my acne and blackheads. But when it's that time of month they come creeping back. I know how you feel... I used to struggle more with it. Also if u want to try something like Proactiv but less expensive try the Target or Walmart brand 3 step system. Most people at my school didn't think Proactiv worked. It works for me and I use it to this day(: But try the less expensive brand first if you are spending your own money... If someone in your family is willing to buy it for you go ahead! That's what my family did for me....<3 Hope this helps!
bevbev4
bevbev4
Posted February 17, 2013
hey, ive been dealing with serious acne problems too. wash you face for sure. this might sound crazy but before i used my acne soap, i used colgate tooth paste origional. put it on before bed and wash it off in the morning. ;)
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