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Acne Formation

Acne commonly known as 'pimples' is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the sebaceous unit present in the skin. Acne is a skin condition that occurs due to the overproduction of oil (sebum) by the oil glands of the skin. The sebum that normally lubricates the skin gets trapped in the pores and results in what we know as pimples, blackheads, and whiteheads on the surface of the skin. Sometimes it also includes deeper skin lesions that are called cysts.











Acne commonly occurs due to:

  • Hormonal imbalance.
  • Over sebum production.
  • Inhabitant of bacteria, known as Propionibacterium acne.
  • Stress, which will exacerbate acne.
  • External pollutants such as hydrocarbons, heavy oils, wax, grease can develop acne.
  • Genetically predisposed.

Daily Lifestyle
It is important to have a healthy lifestyle, in order to solve the acne problem. Your sleeping habits, stress management or diet will directly affect the result and duration of acne treatment.

  1. Rest
    Get plenty of rest. You are giving your skin a time to rejuvenate and heal while you rest. Rest is very important if you want to prevent acne.
  2. Stress
    Stress is extremely bad for your skin and body. It indirectly creates instability in your hormonal system, which in turn leads to more skin problems like breakouts and acne. Try to spend some time to exercise, you will find that the more you relax, the less acne you will have.
  3. Diet
    Although there is no evidence on diet and acne, but clinically, there are cases where acne becomes severe after consuming certain foods, e.g. chocolate, nuts, fried food etc. If you had a similar experience, you might want to control your diet.
  4. Hygiene
    One of the easiest ways to prevent acne is to keep your skin clean. While the hormonal causes of this condition cannot be addressed by simple washing, you can still prevent excess sebum from clogging pores and bacteria from accumulating into them. Thus, at the cost of a couple of minutes every day, you can actually stop acne from forming. However, there are certain simple rules one must follow in order to make washing an effective tool against acne.

    The most important hygienic activity for those who suffer from acne, is not to squeeze the acne. Especially when the hand is not clean, which may cause secondary infection. Squeezing an acne cyst may cause a deeper infection and more painful inflammation that will last much longer than if you had left it alone. So think twice before you squeeze.

Dr. UT said: With the advanced technology in cosmetic medicine, there are some effective treatment products available. Of course, use of medication may help to certainly extend, however, for severe cases, it is wiser to consult a medical professional in order to optimise a desirable result within your budget.


UT tips



Tip 1
Don’t be a lazy woman, not removing make up will cause pigmentation, clogged pores and acne. It is the main culprit for enlarged pore size, always remember that removing make up and cleansing your face is extremely important, even without make up, cleansing is still necessary.

Tip 2
Are you still the stupid woman who over spend? If you exclude the step of cutin removing in your skin care regimen, even the most potent and expensive skin care will be blocked by the thick cutin, instead of absorb into your skin, total waste of money and time. UTLabs smart recommendation - Alpha Hydroxy Acid, AHA skin care combination, not only help to remove the cutin, but also increase the collagen thickness, result in crystal clear, smooth and supple skin texture.

Tip 3
Say goodbye to dull skin? If the skin metabolism slows down or without proper sun block, pigment will appear on your face. To fight against pigmentation, you will have to begin with “skin brightening”. After cutin removal, the skin can easily and more effectively absorb brightening skin care product, result in fair and pinkish skin.

Tip 4
Don’t want to be dry stick? Dry skin and low metabolism can easily develop spot and wrinkles, immediately apply moisturizer that contain hyaluronic acid (HA) and plant placenta to moisturize your skin, so that you become beautiful once again even without makeup.

Tip 5
The best way to avoid being an old lady is to prevent sunlight. UVA will make skin old and dark, UVB will cause injury, therefore you have to choose skin care product that can provide both protection.


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