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5 Things You Need to Know About Adult Acne

1. Acne is Not Just for Teens You cleaned out your high school locker 20 years ago, yet you still have bright red acne pimples on your jaw when you look in the mirror. You are not alone. About one in every five women over the age of 25 has acne. Ad...

What Is Adult Acne?

Overview Many people think of acne as a condition that only affects teenagers. However, many adults suffer from this distressing condition as well. According to acne.org, adult acne affects about half of all women and 25 percent of men at some poin...

Adult Acne & Stress

Overview Acne is most commonly associated with teenagers, but adults can have it, too. Acne.com says it often moves beyond the face, affecting the bodies of 30 percent of adult acne sufferers. There are various causes of adult acne, but stress can...

How to Reduce Adult Acne

Overview Acne is generally considered the burden of teenagers, but it can extend into adulthood, too. While the good news is those with adult acne often experience signs of aging at a slower rate, adults who wish to lessen the appearance of adult a...

How to Prevent Adult Acne

Overview Teenagers aren't the only ones who are afflicted by acne. Adults with acne should not leave it untreated and assume that they will eventually grow out of it, advises the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology. Ignoring acne may result...

Adult Acne

Overview Though many people believe that acne stops when you become an adult, the teenage years are not the end of acne for some people. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, about 50 percent of American adults have at least one form of...

Acne in Adults

Overview The pimples, blackheads and whiteheads associated with acne are supposed to be a teenager's problem--so why do you have them as an adult? While many believe acne is a burden for the young, the truth is it's a problem that affects more than...

Adult Acne & Dairy

Overview The link between diet and adult acne has long been controversial. For decades, the American Academy of Dermatology has stated that "acne is not caused by specific foods," but scientists are beginning to discover otherwise. A study publishe...

Adult Acne Prevention

Overview One way acne develops is when pores get clogged by dead skin cells. Acne also develops when the sebaceous glands produce too much sebum, or oil, resulting in whiteheads or blackheads. Women are at a higher risk of developing cyclical acne...

Persistent Adult Acne

Overview The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) states that acne that fails to clear before someone reaches their mid-twenties is called persistent acne. Persistent acne is different from late-onset acne, a condition characterized by acne that d...