Retinoids - Treatment for Acne

With increasing amount of air pollution people suffering from ACNE is increasing.

Acne is a small pop up in the skin which contains oils and some bacteria.
Usually our skin has tiny pores on it. Our skin contains oil secreting glands called sebaceous glands. These glands secrete an oily substance called sebum. The acne bacteria will feed on this sebum and thus they create acne or pimples.

Acne Vulgaris is prominently found among the people of tropics because of the hotness and high humidity.
When the pores of our skin is clogged the bacteria inside cannot respire as they are aerobic. i.e) These bacteria use oxygen for breaking down their food contents and release carbon di oxide which is simply called as aerobic respiration.

There are many treatment methods to cure Acne. Among those methods one of the simplest and easy one is to use creams.

Usage of Retinoids a type of cream which mostly contains vitamin A and its constituents will possibly reduce the level of Acne.

But as these Retinoids are photosensitive we have to use these creams only during nights and dont leave them applied to your skin for more than two hours.
After two hours wash them away.

If we use it in daylight the contents of the cream will react with sunlight and will make your skin dry.
Better is to avoid self medications for skin problems. For better results consult a dermatologist,