The Causes of Adult Acne, Why It’s on the Rise, and How to Get Rid of It

You’d be forgiven for thinking that acne is something only hormonal teenagers have to deal with. However, an increasing number of adults are also struggling with this condition as they battle with constant breakouts and oily skin.

In fact, recent studies suggest that 40 to 55 percent of adults from the ages of 20 to 40 are suffering from oily skin and mild, persistent acne. The Journal of American Academy of Dermatology also adds that 54 percent of women age 25 and over have some form of facial acne. The study also demonstrated that, in 12% of women, acne is likely to continue into middle age.

So, what causes adult acne and why is it on the rise?

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Hormonal Acne Treatment: Natural Remedies, Traditional Treatments, and Diet Changes

Hormonal acne is most commonly associated with the fluctuations of hormones you experience during puberty, but adults of all ages can be affected by it. This type of acne is particularly common in women due to a number of contributing factors, such as menstruation and menopause.

Statistics released by the American Academy of Dermatology indicate that more than half of women aged 20 to 29 will suffer from acne, while over a quarter of women aged 40 to 49 will also be affected.

Even though there isn’t one single and proven cure for acne, there are many treatments available that can be tailored to your specific needs and skin type. These include natural remedies, medications, and changes to your diet. Equally, for many women, a type of hormonal therapy may be recommended.

Keep reading to discover what could be causing your acne, what it may look like, and how to get rid of those breakouts once and for all.

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The Acne Clinic Revolutionizing Personalized Care

Who or what is Face Reality Acne Clinic?

Face Reality Acne Clinic is an acne clinic based out of San Leandro, CA. When they opened their doors in 2005, founder Laura Cooksey represented the cutting edge of acne-only clinics.

Cooksey had acne herself into her 30s, and after a life-changing experience with an esthetician who took the time to craft a plan around Laura’s skin type, diet, risk factors and what did or didn’t work in the past, Laura was left inspired. She became a California state-licensed aesthetician in 1990, and until opening Face Reality Acne Clinic devoted herself to the study of acne.

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Beating Body Acne For Good

The sun is out, and everyone wants to be sporting tank tops and shorts. The problem? Some of us deal with body acne.

While slightly more prevalent in males, body acne can be found across genders and ages. Much like facial acne, body acne is something that can cause people to shy away from social scenes and have you scrambling to cover up.

Have no fear. Today we’ll take a deep dive into what causes body acne as well as some sure proof ways you can both prevent and treat this unsightly problem.

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Vitamins for Acne: The Best Vitamins for Clear Skin

Did you know that vitamins and minerals as an acne treatment can be a highly effective and affordable way to improve your skin?

Many types of acne can be cured through proper vitamin and mineral intake.

There is research supporting the use of vitamins for acne. As a long-time acne sufferer, I’ve tried more remedies than I’d like to admit, with many being at the long-term cost of my skin.

Thankfully, vitamins for acne can be a great way to improve your skin without many of the side effects associated with over-the-counter medications.  Proper nutrition supplementation can go a long way for our health and our skin.

Below is a list of the 11 best vitamins and minerals you need to consider when trying to treat your acne.

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How To Prevent Acne In 7 Simple Steps

Acne is something that at some point, almost everyone will deal with. It can be unsightly and difficult to treat. Depending on the severity it can be debilitating, especially socially. Once acne appears, the best you can do is hope for a speedy recovery.

The sad truth is that some people are simply more prone to breakouts than others.

The good news?

There are certain things you can do to prevent acne before it starts. By following these tips, you can help stop acne from forming.

Keep reading for seven easy ways you can prevent acne, naturally.

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Pregnancy Acne: The Causes, Treatments, and Medications to Avoid

If you’re experiencing acne during your pregnancy, you’re not alone. In fact, over half of women who fall pregnant can expect to experience some form of acne. In some cases, this acne can be quite severe.

Pregnancy acne can often occur when you already have spots, and could make it worse. However, some women who are prone to breakouts actually find their skin clears up to some extent while they’re pregnant.

If you are suffering from some form of breakout while you’re pregnant, you’re probably wondering what treatments are safe, which is why this article will explore this in depth. We’ll also tackle some frequently asked questions and the causes of pregnancy acne.

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The 4 Best Antibiotics for Acne – Expert Review

Struggling with acne means suffering more than rigorous skincare routines, or regular dermatologist appointments. It also means emotional and social strife, and that demoralizing feeling of powerlessness when you just can’t shake it.

I was eight years old when I first noticed little pustules sprouting in clusters around my face. I was so young and unaware of anything puberty-related that I didn’t even take note until my acne was full blown. My mom was especially encouraging, and helped me get my head around what was happening—she assured me, “You’ve gotten pimples first, so you’ll be done with them first. All the other kids will have acne when you’re already done with it.”

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Is Teenage Acne Bothering You? Here’s What You Can Do

Ah, the teenage years. Some people think that teens have it easy with their carefree lifestyle.

But what many people don’t know (or may have forgotten) is that the teenage years are not always a walk in the park for everyone. Aside from juggling school work and socialization, teens have to deal with emotional ups and downs of life – from fitting in and dealing with bullies (remember Regina George?) to battling with acne.

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The 5 types of acne that are most common

If you’re reading this, chances are you’ve had to deal with some sort of acne at some point in your life. If you’re lucky, it may have just been a phase when you were a teenager. But if you’re anything like me, it’s something you’ve had to fight against on and off, long after you’ve left your teenage years behind.

Age aside, acne is something 50 millions of Americans deal with every year. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, acne is the single most common skin disorders in the United States.

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