Types of Acne

4 Grades of Acne and How to Treat Them

Grade I : Mild

This is the mildest form of acne. It appears mostly on the nose and basically characterized by the appearance of open comedones or blackheads. These breakouts tend to be occasional.
Treatment: Follow a basic skincare routine by washing your face both morning and evening with Acni Wash Cleanser, follow by a toner that is called Acne Shot Toner Spray then apply a moisturizer after. Do not forget to use Acneser Spot Gel on any acne that appears on your face.

Grade II : Moderate

Moderate acne is characterized by blackheads, whiteheads, inflammation, redness, papules and pustules. These kinds are usually found on the nose, cheeks, chin and jaw lines.
Treatment: After cleansing, toning and moisturizing in the morning and evening as with Grade 1, it is required to add serum and mask your face regularly to control Grade 2 acne.

Grade III : Severe

Similar to Grade 2, but this is more swelling, papules and pustules keep increasing significantly. Scars tend to appear noticeably. In Grade III, acne is found all over the face and neck in addition to other acne-prone areas such as the chest, back and upper arms.
Treatment: Apply medication recommended by your dermatologist and continue with cleansing, toning and moisturizing as with Grade 2.

Grade IV : Cystic

This grade is very serious and extremely rare. The skin is generally covered by an extreme pustules and swelling. Cystic acne is described by large, angry-looking blemishes on the face, jaw lines, upper body, neck, arms, shoulders and back.
Treatment: This type can only be treated by a dermatologist and apply all medications prescribed by the dermatologist.
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