Acne: how do I know if I have acne?

Acne is a skin disease that affects nearly 9 in 10 teenagers and two in five women. It causes pimples on the face, neck, chest and sometimes back. Of hormonal origin, acne is treated well.

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What are the symptoms of acne?

Acne has some very characteristic symptoms:

Black dots
Pustules (white pimples that contain pus)
Papules (red and painful pimples)
Nodules (bigger, hard, deep and painful pimples)
Cysts (painful and deep lesions containing pus)
Acne: How to avoid the appearance of pimples?


Help I have acne pimples! Fortunately, tips can prevent the appearance of buttons. Here's how to prevent acne:

By cleaning your face twice a day with mild soap
By avoiding touching your pimples so as not to spread bacteria on the surface of the skin
By using water-based non-comedogenic products to make up your makeup
By removing makeup before going to sleep
By eating balanced
By avoiding exposure to the sun without sunscreen (the skin thickens to protect itself from the sun and the pimples will reappear after)
By following these tips, you will avoid exposing yourself to the appearance of buttons.

By using argan oil balm

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