Acne breakouts can happen to anyone at any time. Although you may notice more breakouts during adolescence, it’s not uncommon to have acne as an adult. Also, contrary to popular belief, acne is not an indicator of your hygiene habits or diet, not directly anyway. Keep reading to find out what is causing your acne problems and the truth behind some myths about the dreaded breakout. You may be surprised at what you learn…
If we let them, old scar and acne marks can sometimes make us a bit self-conscious, particularly if they’re located somewhere quite visible. Most of us have them and they’re one of those things that other people probably hardly notice, seeing just our natural beauty. In an ideal world, we would give our little skin imperfections no thought at all and proudly claim our ‘war wounds’ and marks that show we’ve lived! However, if you would rather try to tackle them, there are many things that you can try these days. From lotions and potions, to more expensive laser therapies to reduce and sometimes drastically minimise scaring.
Acne can plague all ages and can be triggered by all sorts of imbalances such as food and hormones. Frustrating and sometimes painful, there’s a myriad of products out there that promise a solution. Although everyone’s skin reacts differently, we’ve listed our favorite spot treatments here.
Adult acne is a tricky one and there are all sorts of reasons why as grown-ups we still have to deal with this embarrassing issue. It could just be down to the fact that you had oily skin as a teen and it has continued into your adult years, you could have an underlying health problem, or it could just be down to menstrual cycle hormones.