Have you ever noticed getting acne wherever your skin is constantly rubbed on, like wearing a hat or helmet, or playing the violin? You are victim of acne mechanica.
Acne mechanica is acne that is caused by skin friction, heat, pressure on the skin, or when skin isn’t exposed to the air. Sweaty, constantly rubbed skin can quickly break out in a bothersome rash that’s really acne. The most common causes of acne mechanica include wearing:
Certain factors increase the risk of developing acne mechanica, making some people more likely to get it. Acne mechanica is most likely to affect:
You want to treat acne mechanica the same as any other acne – using the right products for the type of acne that you get – and, most importantly, using those products in the right way. Preventing this acne from forming in the first place with the right products can keep it at bay. Because this type of acne has clear causes, you can try to prevent acne mechanica by:
Let the Acne Specialists at Saving Face SkinSpa and Acne Clinic get you on a treatment program that will thwart acne mechanica!
Content provided by Face Reality Acne Clinic.