Top Myths About Adult Acne You Need To Stop Believing

We have all had our troubles with bothersome blackheads and pesky pimples. To combat the problem of acne, you need to first combat a few misconceptions, so you can effectively keep those breakouts at bay:

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MYTH 1: Acne only happens to teenagers.

The biggest myth about acne is that it is something you “outgrow” because, after all, it only affects teenagers, right? Wrong. Nothing can be further from the truth.

What causes acne is no different in adulthood. Excess oil and the bacteria (Propionibacterium acnes) are to blame. Even hormonal changes that are brought on by your monthly period can result in overproduction of sebum, resulting in those unwanted pimples.