5 Causes of Sand Acne, Blemishes on the Face that Are Often Neglected

Suara.com – Acne is one of the facial problems that often comes suddenly. Not infrequently, acne also appears accompanied by itching and pain. In addition to cystic acne which has been quite popular so far, there are also small sand pimples that come in groups.

Quoted from the page very well healthmany people are not aware of acne sand or comedonal acne on their faces. This is because the size of blackheads is very small and does not stand out on the surface of the face like acne in general.

Sand pimples are usually whitish in color or even resemble skin. This is why it is sometimes not recognized.

Illustration of acne skin (pixabay/Kjerstin_Michaela)

So, where did this sand pimple come from?

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The cause of sand acne is the presence of sebum and dead skin trapped in the follicle. The role of the pores to remove oil will be hampered so that excess sebum in it will invite bacteria to breed. The pores themselves can become clogged due to the following reasons:

1. Often holds the face

The main cause of sand acne is a face that is not kept clean. Keep in mind, holding your face excessively is not good, considering your hands help a lot in activities and holding various objects that are very likely to be filled with bacteria.

2. Hormonal changes

Puberty teenagers are one of the groups that are often visited by sand acne. This is due to an increase in androgen hormones. In addition, a woman with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is also a big potential for sand acne because of the imbalance of hormones.

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3. Makeup is not clean

Do you wear makeup every day? Then, have you cleaned it properly? The reason is, if not, the remnants of the makeup will also close the pores so that breakouts appear.

Fried illustration.  (Unsplash.com/ HONG FENG)
Fried illustration. (Unsplash.com/ HONG FENG)

4. Excessive oil consumption

Fried food is indeed one of the delicious foods. Just remember that the oil in it can trigger the oil glands to produce more oil which then causes inflammation and causes problems on the face. In addition to not good for health, apparently consuming too much oil can also be bad for the face.

5. Stress

Without realizing it, stress often triggers changes in eating patterns to sleeping habits. Unfortunately, not only does it interfere with your daily activities, stress can also trigger sand acne because this condition triggers hormonal changes.

Thus information about sand acne and what causes it to appear on the face. Sand pimples may not be visible, but when you hold them, they will be very pronounced because there are usually not just one or two.

Contributors: Hillary Sekar Pawestri


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