The worst kind of acne is face acne. It is very visible to other people as it is impossible to cover up out of view like can be done with most body acne. In this article learn how to cure face acne and regain a clear complexion.
In order to really find out how to get rid of acne it is necessary to understand what causes acne. Without this basic understanding there is the danger of forever trying the latest acne product in the hope that this time your skin will clear up. . .
Really attacking the root of acne, or the underlying primary factor in the cause of acne, is the only true way to clear up your skin for good. Cast gimmicks and other hype aside and learn the truth. . .
Hormonal inflammation is the primary the factor in acne which can be handled. Acne is caused partly by genes and partly by hormones, and only hormones can be changed. This inflammation occurs due to food and stress and can be reduced by modifying diet and reducing stress.
Specific inflammatory hormones from food and stress cause the inflammation of the cells. This escalates to larger areas and if acne prone on a genetic level causes inflammation of the hair follicle and sebum producing glands, resulting in a excess of sebum production. This results in sebum mixing with bacteria on the skin that everyone has, and an explosion of inflammation called acne.
To rid face acne and other forms of body breakouts reduce the hormonal inflammation! This will stop all the stages that cause acne from ever taking place.
Diet changes is one of the best ways to reduce hormonal inflammation. Foods like fats and oils are very inflammatory, so if you find yourself using lots of oil for every meal you eat, or are eating very fatty processed foods, change this one aspect of your diet and you'll be amazed at the changes in your complexion that follow.
Stress is another big factor in hormonal inflammation. The stress hormone, cortisol, is something you want to avoid. Stress is an interesting subject and hundreds of good stress reduction techniques exist, from yoga and meditation, to exercise, walks, talking to a friend, dancing and swimming. The important aspect of reducing cortisol is to control your emotions so that you don't let things get on top of you and overwhelm you into feeling stressed.
If you doubt that stress is a cause of acne then you'll be interested to know that several studies have proved that there is a very strong link between stress in teenagers and acne, so this is now a scientific fact.
To effectively handle your face acne you have to deal with the root cause - inflammation. This will lead to a permanent cure, often in days.
David Rambai is an ex-acne sufferer and expert on how to cure acne naturally . David invites you to try out his online acne system to get clear skin.