Acne Tips & Facts



  • Try to stay out of polluted areas and stay indoors when it’s humid outside
  • Don’t pick and squeeze at your skin since this can cause white/blackheads to erupt.
  • Avoid doing things that irritate your skin.  That includes scrubbing hard, washing extra long or over drying your skin.  Even exfoliating can cause acne.
  • Try to avoid stress at all costs, since there is a strong connection between stress and breakouts.
  • Avoid things from touching or rubbing your face.  That includes hands, collars, hair, and fabrics such as your pillow and blanket.
  • For women, be extra aware and careful 2-7 days before your menstrual period starts since hormonal changes can cause breakouts.
  • For men, if you shave in acne prone areas, try to use an electrical razor or shave gently and carefully.
  • Although it’s not scientifically proven, many people swear that their diet affects their acne and it doesn’t hurt to avoid junk food.
  • Popping pimples causes permanent scarring for many, so avoid it at all costs and if you must, please be responsible.


  • Between 80%-90% of people have or have had acne at least once in their life.
  • Acne usually stops at around thirty, but can continue into your fifties.
  • It’s actually a increase in a male sex hormone called androgens that helps cause acne during puberty in both men and women.
  • Genetics play a big role in whether you get acne or not.
  • Acne usually begins around 11 for girls and 13 for boys.
  • Acne is short for acne vulgaris, which is the most common form of acne.


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