What is Acne?
Acne is a common skin condition that causes spots and oily skin. The main symptoms of acne are spots on your face, back and chest. Your skin may be oily, or it may be hot or painful to touch.
You can often treat acne with creams and gels bought from a pharmacy. If your acne is severe, a GP may prescribe stronger medicines or antibiotics. Acne is often linked to changes in hormone levels during puberty, but can start at any age. It's also known to run in families. Click here to find out more information.
How to treat Acne
You can often treat acne with creams and gels bought from a pharmacy or trusted online retailer. If your acne is severe, a GP may prescribe stronger medicines or antibiotics. Anti-bacterial products may also help in reducing the effects of acne.
It’s important to look at the science and to sort the fact from fiction when it comes down to what works and what falls into the domain of acne myths.
Tips for Acne
There can be a lot of noise when it comes to acne skincare support. ‘Only teenagers get acne’. ‘A poor diet causes acne’. ‘Acne is infectious’. These are quoted as acne myths by the NHS.‘We enjoy demystifying the gossip; instead focusing on the tried-and-tested methods that are scientifically proven.
We have put together a post containing some of the actions you can take to help combat acne that don’t require any cosmetic appliances.
Acne Morning Routine
We love our colloidal silver products and feel they can make a real difference when it comes to treating acne. However, taking a holistic approach to acne treatment is key. We'll shortly be sharing our acne morning routine to help support you in your fight against acne.