How to identify different type of acne?

How to identify different type of acne?

Acne is a common issue that many teens and adult face, seeking treatments from facial salons, aesthetics doctors or dermatologists in Singapore. 

Acne vulgaris is the most common terminology for three primary types of acne. Acne vulgaris includes different types of acne sores (likewise known as pimples).

When hair follicles end up being clogged with excess sebum, bacteria, and dead skin cells, acne vulgaris leads to comedones, also known as blocked pores. Acne vulgaris can be frequently found on the face, back, and chest, as these locations of the body tends to be filled with pilosebaceous units.

As the skin regenerates, old cells slough off, and if these dead skin cells aren’t flushed from the pores and handle to combine with sweat and oil, they could be caught and result in the development of a pimple.

Blackheads, whiteheads, papules, cysts, pustules, and nodules are the most typical pimples.

 

Extracting acne and pimples

Blackheads: Blackheads, also known as open comedones, usually form on the face, neck, chest, and back. Blackheads are typically triggered when pores are blocked due to debris and oil buildup.

Whiteheads: Whiteheads are blocked hair follicles covered by a thin layer of skin that appear as white bumps or areas.

Papules: Papules are swollen lesions that might appear red, and can be delicate and uncomfortable.

It is always very tempting to extract their pus, popping pimples can lead to acne scarring. 

Blemishes: Nodules are an extreme type of acne lesion that establish under the skin; they do not typically include pus; however are harsh to the touch. These acne sores are typically in between 1 and 2 centimetres broad.

Cysts:  Cysts are a serious type of acne sore that are inflamed and filled with pus. They are generally agonizing and may need expert medical treatment.

Acne fulminans: This is a very extreme, however rare form of acne that comes on quickly in males, characterized by inflammatory nodular acne on both the chest and back. It can lead to extreme scarring and unpleasant joints, in addition to other health problems such as fever and joint pain.

Acne Mechanica: This acne type is rampant these days due to wearing a mask, caused by long hours of the face covered up, heat, and friction on the skin. The condition is also shared with professional athletes and those already susceptible to acne breakouts. It’s defined by small bumps that can vary from small comedones to inflamed lesions.

Acne vulgaris kinds when hair roots become blocked with excess sebum, bacteria, and dead skin cells. Acne vulgaris can be typically found on the face, back, and chest, as these locations of the body tends to be filled with pilosebaceous units.

Pustules: Pustules are a type of pimple that’s’ an irritating sore. It may be appealing to extract their pus, popping pimples can lead to acne scarring.

Pimples and acne can be very discouraging to a person’s self-image; identifying your type of acne with a professional therapist or dermatologist in Singapore will make the journey to recovery easier.  

We at Casa Beauty-Tampines understand that acne can be a frustrating issue, and takes great care in deep cleansing, painless extraction and choosing the treatment mask most suitable to calm your acne situation. 

Seek acne treatment early. 

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