New Normal Equals New Acne Amidst the fight against the Coronavirus, maskne or “mask acne” became a common problem too. Aside from the hassle of wearing a mask all day, what could be worse than having another popping pimple, or worse, acne in addition to the existing ones? What causes Maskne? To avoid transmitting the […]
No one factor causes acne. Acne happens when oil (sebaceous) glands are activated at puberty, stimulated by male hormones from the adrenal glands in both boys and girls. Oil is a natural substance which lubricates and protects the skin. Under certain circumstances, cells that are close to the surface block the openings of sebaceous glands and cause a buildup of oil underneath. This oil stimulates bacteria, which live in everyone’s skin and generally cause no problems, to multiply and cause surrounding tissues to become inflamed.
The simple truth is that acne can happen to anyone. Acne is a type of skin condition that occurs on many people – women and men, especially those with oily skin. It can negatively affect the outlook of a person if it appears on the face and/or neck. In 2015, acne was estimated to have […]