Adult acne is common

Are you in your adult years and are suffering with acne? If you are, you are not alone! There are many women throughout the world who are affected by this condition, possible caused by the following.

Possible causes of adult acne

The most common causes of adult acne are changes in hormonal levels, diet as well as a lack of sleep.

Where can acne arise?

Acne may occur on the face, neck, back or even the shoulder area. Breakouts are usually painful.

See your doctor

See your doctor or a dermatologist if you feel that you may have adult acne. He or she will advise you on what treatment to follow and which products to use.

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In addition, be sure to follow a healthy and balanced diet that includes foods which reduce inflammation. Fresh fruits and vegetables, not forgetting leafy greens, are great for your skin as they contain antioxidants.  Hydrate with an adequate amount of water and cut down on the sugary, high calorie drinks. Remember that following a healthy eating plan as well as engaging in an exercise regime is not only good for your skin, but your overall health too!

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