Skin blemish is a skin disease which is mostly indicated b the discoloration of the skin or black spots. In some cases it is referred to as hyper pigmentation and is the result of an attack by acne, pimples or the black heads which equally is prevalent among those who suffer from acne. There is however some skin blemishes which occur in the skin naturally at birth and are not necessarily caused by acne. Skin blemishes commonly affect the young adolescents but in other cases also affect people of all ages whether adults or infants. There is scientific proof that poor diet does not in any way lead to the skin blemishes, but worth noting is the fact that just as proper nutrition aides in the efficient functioning of the body organs, the skin can reflect the fact that someone takes a proper diet or do not.
The scientific explanation behind the skin blemishes is the clogging of the skin hair follicle, which occurs due to the excessive production of sebum by the sebaceous glands. This excess production is stimulated by the androgen hormones released during stress periods or due to anxiety. The sebum produced being an oily element mixes with bacterium which is readily available in the skin pores leading to the skin blemishes. Other products that can result into this clogging are toiletries and cosmetics such as the night creams and the skin moisturizers.
The most common forms of skin blemishes are the pustules, papules and the blackheads. The blackheads appear as black spots on the skin surface. If untreated the black spots can be permanent, they are a type of acne and has various treatments. The papules are also referred to as pimples they are slightly raised and are reddish in color. Just as the black heads they are the result of the blockage of the pores by dead skin and the use of certain skin products. They signify the infection of the oil glands. The pustules are the last of the forms of skin blemishes and occur as large swollen and reddish lumps on the skin surface. After then blockage of the pore there is the development of pus in the skin. Without the proper treatment, they can result to the scarring of the skin.