Acner.org: Acne treatment

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How to Get Rid of Hormonal Acne

How to Get Rid of Hormonal Acne How to Get Rid of Hormonal Acne

Overview

Many women notice that acne breakouts occur before their menstrual cycle. The menstrual cycle is one of the most common triggers for acne, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Breakouts start to form a few days before a woman begins her cycle and start to heal after the cycle is complete. Fortunately, there are a few treatment options for women who experience hormonal acne.

Step 1

Keep a log of when acne occurs. Hormonal acne in women typically occurs before the menstrual cycle. If outbreaks are limited to these times, your skin may respond well to hormonal acne treatment.

Step 2

Make an appointment with your doctor. Oral contraceptives can improve hormonal acne in women, according to the