Acne & Blemishes

Adult acne is a common skin condition that occurs when hair follicles are blocked by oil or dead skin cells and become inflamed. Acne affects 25% of men and 50% of women at some point in their adult lives.1 If you’re seeking tips for reducing acne, these posts offer information and advice to help you manage your complexion.

Adult acne and blemishes typically appear on your face, neck, chest, back, and shoulders. Depending on the severity of the condition, acne can be irritating and persistent. In these posts, the tips for reducing acne include home skin care remedies, questions to ask your doctor, known causes of adult acne, the best products to help you achieve a clearer complexion and advice on how to use them for optimal results.

You may also notice that acne can leave behind dark or red marks on your skin. The marks often appear worse in people with sensitive skin or people of color. Fortunately, there are things you can do to help reduce the appearance of post-acne blemishes. Read more tips for reducing acne from skin care professionals and be on your way to a clearer, healthier-looking complexion.

Read these posts for more information on:

  • Adult acne and blemishes
  • Tips for reducing acne
  • Acne products

1. Adult acne. Acne.org Web site. http://www.acne.org/adult-acne.html. Accessed March 20, 2013.

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