Clear Skin: Understanding and Managing Acne

Acne is a common skin condition that affects many people, especially during adolescence. If you’re struggling with acne, you’re not alone. But don’t worry, there are many ways to deal with it effectively. In this article, we will cover some of the best tips and tricks for dealing with acne, including how to keep your skin clean, what over-the-counter products to use, and when to consult a dermatologist. 


  • Keep your skin clean: One of the most important things you can do to deal with acne is to keep your skin clean. Wash your face twice a day with a mild, oil-free cleanser and warm water. Avoid using hot water, as it can dry out your skin and make the condition worse. 
  • Avoid touching your face: Your hands can transfer bacteria and oil to your face, which can lead to breakouts. Avoid touching your face, especially when you have a lot of acne, and try to keep your hair off your face as well. 
  • Use over-the-counter products: There are many over-the-counter products that can help deal with acne, such as salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide. These products can help unclog pores, reduce inflammation, and prevent the growth of bacteria. However, it is important to use these products as directed, as overuse can dry out the skin and make the condition worse. 
  • Try a gentle exfoliant: A gentle exfoliant can help remove dead skin cells and unclog pores. Look for exfoliants that contain alpha hydroxy acids, such as glycolic acid, or beta hydroxy acids, such as salicylic acid. 
  • Use a moisturizer: Even if you have oily skin, it is important to use a moisturizer to keep your skin hydrated and healthy. Look for oil-free moisturizers that are lightweight and non-comedogenic, which means they won’t clog your pores. 
  • Consult a dermatologist: In case your acne doesn’t improve or worsen with the above steps, it is always a good idea to consult a dermatologist. They can evaluate your skin and recommend a treatment plan that is tailored to your specific needs. 

When it comes to dealing with acne, it’s important to remember that everyone’s skin is different, and what works for one person may not work for another. It may take some trial and error to find the right combination of products and techniques that work for you. Be patient and consistent with your skincare routine, and you’ll be on your way to clear, healthy skin in no time. 


How EVA Teleconsult can help you address Acne? 

Acne is a common health problem, but it may affect one’s self-esteem. EVA Teleconsult is always ready to help with almost any illness, including skin concerns like acne. That’s because all of our patients always receive the following: 

Timely appointments – No more time wasted while waiting outside a doctor’s office. With us, appointments begin right when they’re supposed to, even if they’re made the same day. 

Guaranteed 30-minute consultation times – No more rushing or quickly dashed off prescriptions with no explanations. Our doctors take the time needed to give you information about your concerns, and are open to answering all your questions. 

5-star ratings for our doctors – Because our doctors know to explain things in a way patients can understand, we frequently get positive feedback from them. 

About The Author

Dr. Krisca is a highly-educated and skilled physician who has obtained a BS Public Health degree from the University of the Philippines Manila and a Doctor of Medicine degree from the De La Salle Medical Health Sciences Institute. She is a licensed physician and also a Registered Medical Technologist. She has received additional training in Hemodialysis for Non-Nephro Physicians on duty and has completed online courses in related fields like depression in populations from John Hopkins University and positive psychiatry from The University of Sydney. Currently, she is pursuing a Master of International Health in the University of the Philippines. 


Dr. Krisca is known for her outstanding skills and compassionate approach to healthcare that make a positive impact on people’s lives. Through her passion for healthcare, she hopes to make a difference in the world and help people lead healthier, happier lives. 

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