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The Myth Of Skin Hygiene - Bare Skin Care

by Charles Bollmann June 02, 2014

blog6Dr Bollmann, Skin Care Specialist, Anti-Aging

Skin hygiene and blackheads - a myth
Many people believe that if your skin is not cleaned properly more  blackheads can appear, especially during periods of fluctuating hormone  levels such as puberty or just before menstruation.
Scientists and doctors say this a myth. The National Health Service  in the UK explains that most biological reactions that trigger acne do  not occur on the surface of the skin, but beneath it.

"You should wash every day and wash your face twice a day. More frequent  washing will make no difference to your acne and could make symptoms  worse by aggravating your skin."

Greasy hair touching the face of your skin can spread infection and in  some cases encourage the spread of blackheads and acne. Keeping your  hair away from your face may help keep blackheads to a minimum. And many people years ago had greasy hair.

Clean your face with a good cleanser, ideally, one for oily skin, such  as a salicylic acid cleanser. Do not wash the affected area more than  twice a day, otherwise you might irritate the skin and make symptoms  worse.

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Charles Bollmann
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