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the necessary discomfort of purging in acne healing explained by Nyon Derma.

Skin Purging; the bumpy road to treating acne

Acne has plagued the human race since the beginning of time. This condition in all its cruelty begins its invasion on the tender and perfectly smooth faces of teenagers. Whether its a way to welcome the innocent children to the reality of the harsh world, no one can tell.

This plaque has been with mankind for so long, but we never give up the fight to curing it and this is mainly because the impact of acne is not only skin deep. The condition seeps deep into the emotions and sucks out the confidence and self esteem of its victims throughout their teens and even for some, to adulthood. Find out how to overcome the emotional impact of pimples.

What is acne?

For clarification, acne is a skin condition caused when hair follicles get clogged by oil, dirt or dead skin cells. The symptoms range from uninflammed whitehead and blackhead to painful, large and tender bumps or pus-filled pimples.

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Note that, acne is not formed overnight. The pimple you see today has been brewing under the skin for 7-14 days before it shows its head.


Among the many formulations made treat the symptoms of acne, Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHA) and Beta Hydroxy Acids (BHA) have been highly effective. These acids as active ingredients speedup skin cell turnover. Salicylic acid as the main active ingredient in the Nyon Derma Acne Free face cream and face wash is a BHA which causes dead skin cells to shed quickly. This causes the skin to Purge.

What is purging?

Purging occurs when the active ingredients of a product brings all the excess oil, dead cells, buildups etc. that had clogged the skin out to the surface. The pimples and other acne types that would have come out in a week or a month time all pop out within a period. At the end, it reveals fresh and youthful skin cells.

How we wish this journey could be easy. But no no no! It is breathtakingly a difficult period for anyone to go through.

The severity of purging differ from person to person and the duration for it to stop also varies among different individuals. These uncertainties cause many people to discontinue the treatment. Which is a BIG mistake.

If you stop the treatment, you break the healing cycle and delay it. But if you master the courage and endure the tough period of purging, you will be rewarded with new, clear and younger looking skin.

So if you ever experience purging, its a good sign that your skin is responding to the products. Do not stop! Do not give up! Clear skin is just ahead.

Has your skin ever purged? Share your experience with us in the comments.

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