Treating pimples promptly can also help overcome its emotional and psychological effects. Although pimples are not in themselves bad for overall health, living with them, especially if they are persistent and become a long-term problem can be as devastating emotionally as living with a chronic disease.
Studies have shown that people with regular breakouts of pimples are more likely to developdepressi
Experts say that acne should be treated promptly, especially if the individual is prone to getting pimples.
Self-help pimple treatments
1) Diet - researchers from New York University reported in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics that a diet high in dairy products and high glycemic index foods increases the risk of developing pimples.
2) Washing your face about twice each day - not more often. Make sure you have a mild soap. Use warm water. Wash gently; do not scrub the skin.
3) Do not pop (burst) the pimple - there is a risk you may push the infection further down, causing more serious blockage and worse swelling and redness. Popping pimples also increases the risk of scarring. 4) Touching your face - even though this may require some willpower, try to refrain from touching your face with your hands. If you are using a telephone, do not let receiver touch the skin of your face - it may have skin residue or sebum on it. Before touching your face make sure you always wash your hands wicth soap. 5) Hand hygiene - keep your hands and nails as clean as you can by washing them regularly with soap. Keep your nails short. 6) Glasses (spectacles) - glasses collect sebum and skin residue; clean them regularly. 7) Make up - make sure you have taken all your make up off when you go to sleep. Only use makeup that is nonceomedogenic