The natural sulfur mineral can be used topically as sulfacetamide, to help treat a variety of medical conditions, and may provide benefits if suffer acne, eczema or psoriasis, and seborrheic dermatitis, rosacea or dandruff among others.
The sulfur is effective in treating acne and pimples inflammatory; works best on mild acne, pimples and blackheads, but not as effective on cystic acne scars. When the skin is oily, the sulfur can be used to help unclog pores and remove dead skin cells dry.
Sulfur for acne
Recommended sulfur for acne, because it has mild antibacterial properties, the bacteria being the main cause of most acne; when dirt or other particles are trapped in the skin, resulting in inflammation appears to blackheads and whiteheads. To rid the skin of bacteria before they start the shins, the sulfur can reduce outbreaks.
In addition to cleaning the pores, also kills the bacteria, and can help prevent the formation of acne. The sulfur reduces redness, inflammation and swelling, being beneficial for oily skin, renews cells and facilitates the removal of dead cells.
You may experience side effects such as dry skin, itching, swelling and irritation while using sulfur to treat skin problems. The application of sulfur on the skin bruised, sunburned or irritated skin, can worsen irritation. You should not cover the area with bandages, after application of sulfur, as it could cause excessive absorption. The sulfur topical may not be safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
The sulfur has a very unpleasant smell, which can remain on the skin even after washing, can cause redness, dryness, itching or burning at the application site, as well as some skin discoloration.