Whitening Face Wash – Helping Treat and Prevent Acne Scars

Skin is a delicate tissue, particularly in areas where it is thin, such as the face and the top of the feet. When the body produces too much or not enough oils from the glands, it can lead to severe acne or extreme dryness. In the case of acne, this can lead to what is known as cystic acne, which is where the sebaceous glands become filled with fluids and inflamed, and often leave severe scars. A whitening face wash may not only remove the areas of redness, but can sometimes help prevent the acne from forming in the first place.

Most of the whitening face wash products focus on removing pigmentation irregularities from the skin by blocking the production of Melanin. Those with acne scars may have darkened areas of the skin, certainly, but will also benefit from the other ingredients in the soaps and washes. Many whitening products use natural ingredients such as oatmeal or buttermilk, which soothe irritated skin as well as remove the signs of scarring. If you have cystic acne, there are many dermatologist recommended products that can help you recover from the effects of this painful and embarrassing skin condition that is often hereditary in nature.

The actual scars caused by cystic or severe acne are formed when too much collagen is directed to a particular area in an attempt to heal the lesion. The scars from acne typically are raised, red and can last for the duration of a lifetime if not treated properly. Whitening face wash products offer a chance to reduce the signs of scarring, and are often more effective than any other over the counter product available. While some people solve this problem with laser treatments or doctor administered medications, you can help combat the scars with a whitening product at home.

While the stereotype of teenagers contracting this type of severe acne is actually accurate, many women who are going through hormonal changes also may experience what is known as adult onset acne as well. Estrogen and testosterone production will change as people age, and this can lead to distressing skin conditions. While a whitening face wash may not relieve the hormonal changes, it can help soothe the inflamed skin and let the lesions and acne heal sooner and leave behind fewer visible marks. There is no need to just “live with it” when it comes to acne you can fight back!

Emily Peetlukes

Contributor: Emily Peetlukes (The Beauty Insiders)

This Article Has Been Published on April 9, 2012 and Last Modified on November 28, 2017

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