What are the main internal causes of acne?

Maybe it is not the best thing just to sit and get into such kind of terminology whilst thousands or millions of people suffer from acne in their real everyday life but it is said that you cannot defeat the enemy without knowing what he is.

Or who he is, but in case of acne we talk about inanimate enemy, which is caused by some other, animate or inanimate foes, called external or internal causes of acne. So maybe here we will try to study acne, to know, from where it comes from. Maybe it is not the best idea and direction of study, just to elaborate the parallel between internal and external causes of acne.

But at least we will try as well as try to make this study a little bit useful. At least classification is also made for some purposes, and all animals (including humans) and plant and mushrooms and bacteria are classified into different worlds.

Another reason for conducting this small study is the difference between actual understanding of external and internal factors causing acne. As for me I have elaborated my own understanding, however, not every time it is the same with other’s classifications. Well, it may be not so important, but nevertheless it is always good to have some common truth for everyone.

So I have read an article in Internet telling about such classification. Surely this article maybe more informative than this one, but I do not agree fully with the classification offered there.

What is suggested by the author of that article, is dividing causes of acne into external and internal. That’s my approach too. But the author offers such categories of  as bacteria, sebum production, follicle growth, hormones (including androgens and stress), genetics, diet and prescription drugs/steroids.  As for me, I regard at least the last one to external causes (and maybe even the last two). You can disagree, but drugs are taken as makeup (100% external cause) is used.

Fight external causes of acne

External causes of acne are as widespread as internal ones – related mostly to hormones. But, in contradistinction from internal causes (of course, except for environmental ones), they usually can be more or less easily removed, because in some cases the question is merely about skin care and your habits.

Do you do some physical exercises? Are you “ein Sportfreund”, as German say? If yes, you should pay even more attention on your skin than you do on your physical form. Athletes usually perspire much, and sweat is a major cause of acne, especially if the person wears tight clothes impermeable to air. Wet cloth together with skin oil forms an ideal media for acne. So pay double attention on your skin care if you are a sports fan. Take a shower after each training and obligingly change your clothes and underwear.

Do you try to remove your acne with your hands? Immediately stop this practice! Some people like squeezing their acne (in particular this regards to white abscesses and black spots) and/or picking it. Actually these are merely the worst things you can do if you have acne. Squeezing acne will lead to a small wound, which will remain on your skin. It should not be explained that such wound is a gate for infections, any of which may get into your body and then in the best case you will only get new acne instead of old ones. The worst results are deep scars and sore skin diseases.

So removing a small pimple from your face can make you less attractive for many years. If you have already picked or squeezed an acne (intentionally or not), it is advised to apply some alcohol-containing preparations for disinfection, for example, calendula infusion. But don’t use pure alcohol – they dry skin too much.

Just be attentive to your skin and choose good and reliable acne products like Exposed Skincare: